No, THIS is a racing drone.

By ThumbzFPV on Mar 19, 2019

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You think your racer is cool looking? Good for you.
You've got an efficient long range 5" setup? Cute.
You don't think 2300kv can be fast? Think again.

Facetiousness aside, I know this build log sucks, it needs more pictures, and to be properly documented. With that said, oh my dear lord is this good. I won't be giving out many details of this little beastie.... I haven't... asked the designer of the prototype, per se, but I'm sure he'll be alright with it... probably. Who knows!

Aaaaanywho, have a looksie at this youtube compressed DVR and keep in mind this is the maiden voyage of the ship, and the lipo is only 4s 1300mah, flying for six minutes.


PS: The frame is not strictly the ARX R as listed, but is a working prototype.

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SkyLine FPV   May 04, 2019  

how good is this frame for long range? would it be good for a light and fast quad that could carry a gopro with the right mount?

ThumbzFPV   May 04, 2019 

I haven't gotten to use it for long range as of yet since I unfortunately don't have XRSF or R9. However I was getting 6 minutes of hard acro on a 1500mah 4S pack with APC 6x4.2x3 props. I'm keeping an eye out on a used R9 sytem to try it long range. And the developer has though about making a go pro mount, but its not a priority at the moment.

ThumbzFPV   Mar 20, 2019  

A slight update to thr log. The frame which is strictly the ARX-R V2 is now available on https://quadstardrones.com/. go check it out if you want one. This frame is truly an experience to build.

Jodie Froster   Mar 19, 2019  
2

I dig the canopy design

QuadStar Drones   Mar 19, 2019 

You can download the final canopy design here: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3499648

ThumbzFPV   Mar 19, 2019 
1

New canopy looks great!

Notagolf   Mar 19, 2019  
1

Interesting enamel coate wires

ThumbzFPV   Mar 19, 2019 
1

Yea, theyre probably not so necessary on this frame since it's meant for racing and not absolute top speed, but I'd never done it before and wanted to give it a shot.

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