Mongoose light

By Crispo on Apr 18, 2018

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Went for light, could be lighter.

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Part List

Frame

Mongoose (10 builds)
Armattanquads.com
$38.00

Flight Controller

OMNIBUS F4 Nano v5 with LC filter (3 builds)
Store.myairbot.com
$29.99

ESCs

Ori32 4in1 ESC 4x25A 2020 (82 builds)
Store.myairbot.com
$44.99

Motors

4 x BrotherHobby Avenger 1507 2800KV 3600KV 4100KV 3-4S Brushless Motor for RC FPV Racing Drone (12 builds)
Banggood.com
$72.32

Propellers

DALProp CYCLONE Series 5050C Bi-Blade (15 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$2.79

FPV Camera

Caddx Micro Turbo S1 2.1/2.3mm 600TVL 4:3 1/3 CCD NTSC/PAL IR Block Low Latency FPV Camera (27 builds)
Banggood.com
$24.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro Nano 5G8 (97 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$19.95

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Micro RX V2 (285 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$34.95
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Ivokal   Apr 30, 2019  

Very nice build! What flight time do you get and what battery did you use?
I'm planning to build a sub250g AUW 5" build with these motors by using a 750mah 4s lipo.

Crispo   May 01, 2019 

As is customary, I wrecked the quad shortly after building it. I remember flight times being good on 1300, better than a lot of my freestyle quads.

Sorry that I can't be of much help.

Ivokal   May 01, 2019 

Tanks anyway.
I hope I didn't wreck my build instantly, if I finally order and recive all my parts and get it in the air ;)

daich   May 06, 2018  

how does it fly? what kv motors did you get?

Crispo   May 06, 2018 

Check what I wrote to Burning North down below. Since I fly 5 inch, I got the 2800 kv.

boof   Apr 24, 2018  

camera is quite vulnerable out there but i also have a mongoose with micro sparrow set with front verticals pointing backwards however i get alot of motor and props in my fpv image. does setting it out front eliminate most of that issue?

Crispo   Apr 27, 2018 

Not that much really, if at all. I ended up flipping it back again.

Burning North   Apr 18, 2018  

Nice! I'm about to put the same motors on a Mode 2 Ghost; would love to hear how this flies!

Crispo   Apr 21, 2018 
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It's really quick, and benefits from lighter packs. It turns very sharp, less drift than I get on my regular freestyle rigs. It's also very floaty, so you need to practice proper throttle control, or else you lose the benefit of the lighter motors.

moxfpv   Apr 19, 2018  

Very interesting motor prop combo. A zip tie and heatshrink will keep your vtx antenna out of the props.

Crispo   Apr 21, 2018 

Yeah, I'll make sure to tie it down properly when everything is dialed in properly! Thanks for the feedback :)

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