Why for try tri .TRY Y4

By kwadkenstine on Jun 04, 2019

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why for try tri .TRY Y4.
Why dont we see more tri copters.
I think the answer is obvious.
But any how a Y4 quadcopter fits the same footprint flies like a quad and without a servo to complicate the mix .

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Jayembee67   Mar 14, 2020  

So I do have to ask, as really, you are the fellow to ask. I believe you've seen this: https://rotorbuilds.com/build/22212 which is completely inspired by this Y4 build of yours. And I see you say the yaw was squirrely, but was it spinning out in just one direction like mine have been? And if not, I wonder what your secret is (other than sheer, bonkers willpower to make flying monsters)? Any insights? I'd be very grateful...

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Jayembee67   Mar 16, 2020 
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I got my Y4 flying! I can barely believe it. I reversed all of the motor directions so the front motors spin outwards now, and flicked the slider in BF, and bingo, it flies just fine. And yes, mine's a bit skiddy at the back in certain circumastances, and definitely not an acro beast, but a nice smooth cruiser. I quite like it. Thanks for your help again. Much obliged! :-)

kwadkenstine   Mar 17, 2020 
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Props in or out all the same to me. maby it just needed love!!, super glad you got it working

Jayembee67   Mar 17, 2020 
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Haha! You might be right, just a little TLC, and it was good to go ;-)

IcarusIX   Jun 20, 2019  
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Oh my god, that standoff squishing in the backend :D as usual, my quad hero. even the fact that u inverted the front motors, probably better for centre of thrust anyways?

Jodie Froster   Jun 06, 2019  
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How does she fly? I hear stacking motors like your tail section robs you of some thrust (I've heard the 30% less idea a few times). I assume the lower tail rotor is getting some pretty choppy air, do you notice anything wierd when you are flying?

kwadkenstine   Jun 06, 2019 
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Hi It flies like a quad . yaw responce is a little squirly but i havent noticed any lack of poke.A bit like drifting in my capella.
Look it up id link it if i could music video my miss spent youth.

QuadStar Drones   Jun 05, 2019  
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I think hands down you have the best creations ever - the name kwadkenstine is spot on. I'm just waiting for somebody to quad up a Japanese sexbot. It's gonna happen.

kwadkenstine   Jun 05, 2019 
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Thanks . I try and keep things simple and made from stuff that everyone can get or use. I like excercises in lateral thinking and basic hand skills .The more you fail the more you succeed.

Black Labs   Jun 05, 2019  
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Good evening gentlemen. I have been on this site for quite some time. This is my first post .I'm posting to say only this. Quadstar and Kwadkenstine are truly people after my own heart. Your work is tremendous the both of you. If it's ok with you both I'll PM you soon with some of my own ideas? Peace and Love

kwadkenstine   Jun 05, 2019 
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Thanks waiting to hear

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