'Emergency Procedure' / CherryCraft Sprout 3"

By McMa_Returns on Sep 23, 2018

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We have an emergency! the patient requires an urgent full body transplantation!

So I just moved into a new city and swore I was going to be very carefull flying my Airblade because I had no replacements and no tools with me. Sure enough it only took two sessions and then it happend: Alt Tag

I ordered the first available 3" frame I could find, the CherryCraft Sprout, and set to transplant all the components using nothing but a screwdriver, screws and nuts from the hardware store, and zipties. It was difficult! the Airblade had pleny of space to build, but this one is tight! Alt Tag. The Runcam Micro Swift 3 is too big for the frame, I had to mount the flight controllers sideways and I can barely tilt it.

On the plus side, the quad that was around 249g just got way lighter and it flies like thunder... in fact it feels quite overpowered now. If I could buy the motors again, I would probably go for 3250KV.

The quad flies like a 5" but its a complete cutie!

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Now if I only had my soldiering iron to reverse the motor directions :D

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Jodie Froster   Sep 24, 2018  

In BF 3.2 or 3.3 (i'm not sure) and later, there is a "reverse motors" checkbox in the config tab

McMa_Returns   Oct 03, 2018 

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think you click that checkbox IF your motors are reversed. Checking it didn't reverse the direction of my motors and it made it taz :/

Jodie Froster   Oct 07, 2018 

I'm sorry, you also have to reverse the direction in blheli config

sergetania   Sep 23, 2018  

Is there a such thing as an overpowered drone? I am not convinced! 🤔

McMa_Returns   Sep 24, 2018 

might just be underskilled pilots... 🤔

DPJ   Sep 23, 2018  

Great job, it looks fantastic :D

McMa_Returns   Sep 23, 2018 

Thanks! I had never built something with this little space, but I am very pleased with how it turned out!

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