Dragonflight

By danielkesler on Feb 18, 2018

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I wanted to build a top mounted battery frame and I found this frame on Banggood.
The carbon is pretty rough, but it goes together well, arms are sturdy, and the aluminum is solid. It's heavy at 550g with the 4S battery.
The Samguk motors are smooth and powerful enough for a fun freestyle build.

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DustyAir   Jun 24, 2018  

How are those samguk's holding up?

danielkesler   Jun 03, 2018  

Need to find a good mount for the Firefly Micro

Jodie Froster   Feb 22, 2018  

I love this build for so many reasons, you are a great shopper! I tried to make that tiny FS-A8S work, it seemed so good. Over time it failsafed so much, and had such poor range that I decided that it's only legit for LOS on low powered crafts. The video setup you have there will outrange it, and that's kinda the opposide order you want that to happen in.

danielkesler   Feb 23, 2018 

Maybe you’re flying further than me. I haven’t seen that problem. I’m using the Turnigy Evolution.

JC250   Feb 18, 2018  
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How is the quality of the motors

danielkesler   Feb 18, 2018 

So far, so good after 4 packs. Smooth and quiet.

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