Dental Floss Tycoon

By Hypurr on May 29, 2018

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This was a build out of necessity. Started practicing running gates and all I had were heavy freestyle quads. Wasn't much fun trying to wrestle them around corners. I stripped an old beater down and have been practicing with that while I built a true racer. This isn't the lightest or fastest but it's more than I can handle right now and way better suited to racing than my others. Things changed along the way but in the end I'm happy with the result. FYI: This canopy didn't work with the micro swift 3 that's in one of the pictures so I had to get a 2 to fit it. Lens was too big and would have stuck out too far. If you're thinking of using a similar canopy, keep that in mind.


Part List


HyperLite Floss "V2.1" Race Frame 5mm Arms 5" (28 builds)

Flight Controller

Hobbywing XRotor F4 Micro Stack FC + ESC


4 x EMAX LS2206 Lite Spec 2550kv Motor (2 builds)


DALPROP Cyclone Series T5050C Tri-Blade High End Propellers 5X5 CW CCW Propeller for RC Drone Racing Quadcopter DIY (8 Pairs=16p

FPV Camera

RunCam Micro Swift 2 600TVL CCD FPV Camera (2.1mm or 2.3mm) - Orange (282 builds)

FPV Transmitter

AKK FX2 5.8Ghz FPV Transmitter 25mW/200mW/500mW/800mW VTX with MMCX Support OSD Configuring via Betaflight Flight Control Board (40 builds)


Realacc RHCP UXII Stubby 5.8GHz 1.6dBi Antenna SMA / RP-SMA For FPV Transmitter (2 builds)


XM+ Receiver (1149 builds)


FrSky Taranis Q X7S Radio w/ Upgraded M7 Hall Sensor Gimbals (Carbon Fiber) (25 builds)


Fat Shark Dominator HD3 Core FPV Goggles (87 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (303 builds)

Misc Parts

Phoenix 3D Solutions | Product Page
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Video Receiver

Furious True-D Diversity Receiver Module 5.8GHz System V3 Firmware 3.9 (30 builds)

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (69 builds)


FrSKY 900MHz Super 8 Antenna for R9M and R9M Lite Module - FCC Version
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volitant   Apr 30, 2018  

Looks like a great list, personally however I would drop lose 20 or so grams on a lighter frame.

if running 20g motors a 3 or 4mm frame should be more than strong enough, I have been running my own custom frame from armattan productions at 4mm thick on 2207s at 245g dry weight with no breaks yet!

Hypurr   May 16, 2018 

Thanks for the tip. I've actually made a few changes and went with some 2206 motors. Took a while before the frame was in stock and finally caught it one day. Was out of stock again the next day.

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