Smol Boi Rev4

By Tyrdle on Jun 23, 2018

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This quad was originally designed as a 2.5" caged indoors quad with a 3D printed frame. When it turned out to be much too powerful for indoors, I changed it to a 3" non-caged frame. On the maiden flight with that frame the quad was immediately destroyed flying into my ceiling. I rebuilt it again with the same frame and it flew great, but I was afraid to fly the quad because the frame was very weak. I then bought a 3" tooth fairy and built it into that, and i've been very happy with it.

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Part List

Frame

HyperLite Tooth Fairy 3" Race Frame
Pirofliprc.com
$24.99

Flight Controller

HGLRC Zeus35 AIO 3-6s F4 20x20 Flight Controller w/ 4in1 35A ESC (41 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$56.99

Motors

4 x EMAX RS1106 II 4500Kv Micro Motor (32 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$51.96

Propellers

EMAX Avan Mini 3x2.4x3 Tri-Blade 3" Prop 12 Pack - Choose Your Color (36 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$4.49

FPV Camera

FPV Drone Cameras for - RaceDayQuads (148 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$59.90

FPV Transmitter

AKK FX3 Ultimate Mini 20x20 25-600mW 5.8GHz VTX - MMCX & U.FLDefault Title (138 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$21.99

Antenna

AKK MD90 2pcs 90 Degree MMCX to Brass Dipole 5.8GHz 70mm FPV Antenna
Amazon.com
$7.59

Receiver

FrSky XM+ 2.4GHz Micro ReceiverDefault Title (1527 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$15.99

Batteries

Tattu 850mAh 11.1V 75C 3S1P Lipo Battery Pack with XT30 Plug (5 builds)
Genstattu.com
$14.50

Radio

FrSky Taranis QX7 ACCESS 2.4GHz RC Transmitter - Choose Your Color (253 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$129.99

Goggles

Skyzone SKY03O Oled /SKY03S 5.8GHz 48CH Diversity FPV Goggles Support OSD DVR HDMI With Head Tracker Fan LED For RC Racing Drone (46 builds)
Banggood.com
$399.90

HD Camera

GoPro Session (62 builds)
Getfpv.com
$149.99

Misc Parts

XT30 Pigtail 16AWG 3" (12 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$1.29

Radio Module

Team BlackSheep Crossfire Micro TX Module (143 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$69.99

Battery Charger

iSDT Q6 Plus 300W 14A MINI Pocket Battery Balance Charger (Black) (59 builds)
Getfpv.com
$59.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (258 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$58.99

Misc Supplies

ORT 3 Turn Helical 5.8GHz SMA Receiver Antenna - RHCP - Choose Your Color
Racedayquads.com
$26.99

Misc Supplies

VAS Minion PRO 5.8GHz SMA Antenna - RHCP or LHCP
Racedayquads.com
$19.99
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Quadlite   Jun 24, 2018  

Nice setup man. Lightweight 1106-1108 3 inch setups kick ass. I like them better than heavy 3 inch setups with 1407's. They just maneuver better, the only downside is that they dont do as well in wind. I'd rather save my 1407's for 4 inch setups anyways. I use the same camera mounts too btw. They work soooo well! I often remove the carbon camera mounts and use those DIY mounts instead. You can easily mount a camera on just about any frame with standoffs. Sometimes it even allows you to squeeze on slightly larger props too.

Currently   Jun 23, 2018  

make a big boi brother! :)

Tyrdle   Jun 23, 2018 

i already have that planned out for a few months from now... https://rotorbuilds.com/build/10185

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