Bot5 by BQE...

By quadfpv on Jul 20, 2018

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Bot5 by BQE...

  1. Decided to use the Caddx Turtle...
  2. Had to use 25mm standoffs to have enough room for the Caddx Turtle
  3. Used BQE 3AF TPU Cam holders cause they helped not show the standoffs in the HD view...
  4. I used clear shrink wrap to cover my Panasonic 470uf 35v Low ESR Capacitor at my XT60 battery connector...
  5. For cushion and stickyness I used the acrobrat ummaguad battery pad...
  6. I used green 5mm standoffs inbetween the RTFQ Freestyle flight controller and the Caddx Turtle...
  7. I had to use the RDQ MMCX Pigtail - 90° MMCX to SMA Pigtail so the pigtail was not sticking outside the frame...
  8. I used the FrSky R9 Mini 900MHz Long Range Receiver with the FrSky 900MHz Ipex4 T Type Long Range Receiver Antenna...
  9. I'm also running the latest betaflight...

Weight: 396gms w/ props...
Battery: Tattu Fun Fly 1550mah 4S 100C Lipo Practice Budget Battery 178gms...

My first 5" freestyle...
The build went together pretty well using the Caddx Turtle...

quadfpv

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Part List

Frame

BQE BOT5 (4 builds)
Bqe.io
$79.99

Flight Controller

RTF Freestyle Flight controller v1.5 (23 builds)
Readytoflyquads.com
$24.50

ESCs

4 x 35A Wraith32 - 32bit BLHELI ESC (10 builds)
Readytoflyquads.com
$47.96

Motors

4 x Hypetrain Motors by Rotor Riot (5 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$103.96

Propellers

Ethix HQProp S3 Watermelon Props By HQProp (2 builds)
Heli-nation.com
$3.60

FPV Camera

Caddx Turtle V2 Micro FPV Camera / 20x20 1080P 60 FPS HD DVR - Black (54 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$51.99

Antenna

Foxeer Lollipop V2 5.8GHz SMA Antenna 2 Pack - RHCP - Choose Your Color (76 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.90

Receiver

FrSky R9 Mini SBUS Long Range 900MHz Micro Receiver (26 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.99

Batteries

Tattu FunFly 14.8V 4S 1550mAh 100C LiPo Battery - XT60 (38 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.99

Hardware

M3 x 7mm Anti-Vibration Flight Controller Soft Mount Standoff 4 Pack (31 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$2.99

Misc Parts

NewBeeDrone Colorful Spacer
Newbeedrone.com
$4.99

Misc Parts

ESC Protector 4 Pack - 3D Printed TPU - Choose Your Color & SizeLarge / Green (3 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$4.99

Misc Parts

Ummagrip Battery Pad (174 builds)
Rotorriot.com
$4.99

Misc Parts

Rotor Riot Kwad Skidz
Store.rotorriot.com
$3.23

Misc Parts

Drone Tools for - RaceDayQuads (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.99

Misc Parts

RDQ 90° MMCX to SMA Pigtail - Choose Color (11 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$1.99

Misc Parts

Panasonic 470uF 35V Capacitor for ESC Noise Reduction (28 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$1.49

Misc Parts

XT60 Connector Male/Female Set - Choose Your ColorYellow (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$0.89

Misc Parts

BQE 3AF TPU Parts by BQE_Multirotors
Thingiverse.com
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Discussion

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Doobie52   Jul 20, 2018  
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Nice job on your first freestyle build. I'd like to build this frame myself sometime soon. Let us know how it flies, and more importantly, how it handles some abuse!

quadfpv   Oct 12, 2018 

Tried a powerloop and basically landed pretty hard with just slight frame arm end dings, broke ESC but everything else was undamaged. Seems pretty tough...

Fufalump   Sep 12, 2018  

How do you like the 2 stack design?

quadfpv   Oct 12, 2018 

I like it, really simple but kinda hard to get the split 2 and FC to fit...

Flatline   Aug 16, 2018  

How does she fly? Build looks clean, well done!

Flatline   Aug 16, 2018  

How does she fly? Build looks clean, well done!

quadfpv   Sep 07, 2018 

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