Blue Boy 200

By whprsnpr on Oct 02, 2016

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Second Garuda 200 build.
This was the original spec of my first Garuda build but the zmx motors were difficult to find at the time. Overall, this build was a dream to assemble. My first Garuda, the 'canopy killer', required lots of attention due to my desires to crash more than fly. The attention to repair has dialed in my workflow for the Garuda layout so it was a natural fit to use this frame for my second build.
No fancy LED's yet, but I channeled my inner Lazd and fought to keep this a clean as I possibly could. I'm very excited with the way this build finished. This is supposed to be a backup to the Canopy Killer, so hopefully it'll stay pretty for a while, but I highly doubt it.

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Part List

Frame

Garuda 200 (24 builds)
Falconmultirotors.com
$69.00

Flight Controller

DTFc Flight Controller
Multirotormania.com
$45.00

ESCs

4 x 30A Cicada ESC BLHELI_S (MUILTSHOT) (16 builds)
Readytoflyquads.com
$52.00

Motors

4 x Returner R3 2206 motor (2 builds)
Dronematters.com
$112.36

FPV Camera

Foxeer HS1177 IR Block FPV Camera (58 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$39.99

FPV Transmitter

Angry Beez FX799T 200mw 40 CH Video Transmitter (37 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$34.99

Antenna

TBS Triumph 5.8 GHz Antenna - SMA (367 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$39.95

Receiver

FrSky XSR 2.4GHz 16CH ACCST Receiver w/ S-Bus & CPPM (481 builds)
Getfpv.com
$14.99
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javxx   Dec 04, 2016  

How did you mount your vtx?
Im having a bit of issues figuring out where to mount the angry beez vtx. hmm

jam3s121   Oct 06, 2016  

Looks good. On my Garuda I actually changed it out to use a longer pigtail now. The constant tension on a short pigtail caused mine to eventually break.

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jam3s121   Oct 06, 2016 

yeah, no issues. I used to do it with the hole in the canopy but i ended up putting a lot of pressure on the xt60. none of my batteries have long battery leads. I'll get some fresh pics soon.

whprsnpr   Oct 11, 2016 

that explains some of my breakage I've had in the battery area also.
the battery connection just looks so good neatly tucked in that holder

jam3s121   Oct 11, 2016 

yeah I had some breakage too so I'm running like in the picture now. Works good just gotta make sure the battery is somewhat centered for COG

Whiffles   Oct 02, 2016  

Don't let the price fool you. You only listed a single esc and motor ;)

whprsnpr   Oct 02, 2016 

Lol, I thought something was off. Loving the new improvements, adding the parts was painless

Whiffles   Oct 02, 2016 

Great! Let me know if you have any problems.

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