Flipmode

By Konchi on Feb 26, 2018

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Overall Build

My latest freestyle build, "The Flipmode". This quad comes in at 362 grams, a healthy weight for someone like me who likes that hefty feeling in the air. I chose the DYS combo to get a super clean stack and super easy to use, although i had a couple issues with it. I blew up the first one the antenna connector shorting out something and created some of that lovely magic smoke. The second one i received i had some weird issue where the quad was yawing left and when i looked in betaflight it was as if the motors were pulsating in a series of 1,2,3,4 i gave them a quick re-calibrate and they were fine.

Cable Sleeving

In order to get the super clean arms.

  • Cut the the cable sleeving using a hot knife to melt the sleeving as you cut, this seals the ends and stops them from fraying whilst you are building.
  • Cut two pieces of heatshrink about 1cm long for each motor. Remove the motor and slide the cable sleeving and slide it as far down the motor cables as you can, then grab one of your pieces of heat shrink and close up the end
    beside the motor, remount the motor.
  • place the second piece of heatshrink so that half is on the cable sleeving and half is on the cables then shrink it. (this holds the end and stops it from fraying).

Photos

Discussion

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ysoldak   Apr 17, 2019  

In see the props are mounted reversed (of that in Betaflight is default). Any tips why?

YorkyPoo   Aug 29, 2020 

he could have just wired it backwards

ysoldak   Mar 26, 2019  

Like for cable sleeving tip!

RZFPV   Mar 01, 2018  

can u send a like to the motor wire braid

JC250   Feb 26, 2018  

How is it getting the x6b to fit in today’s modern frames? I have an older style build using the x6b and have been looking to go to frsky when I get a chance just because of the receiver size

Konchi   Feb 27, 2018 

I don't mind them, they are about the same height so as long as you have space they are okay, I just keep it in mind when buying a frame, although I haven't had an issue so far and I have built some pretty small frames.

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