By kwadkenstine on Sep 28, 2019

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First i have to say THANk YOU STICKY RICE for the hard work you did designing this frame.
I hope you like it.
This is a prototype, Its still raw.I could not stop myself , after thinking along these lines for some tome , When i saw the original ,I just had to dust off the old printer and have a go.I instantly saw prospects and honestly my cad skills arent there yet. SO i RIPPED IT OFF lol.
As it stands i have only scailed up the original files to fit the arrow shafts i had.
the motor mount / heatsink / vibration damper , is a work in progress , it can be lighter and neater .
but so far its under 650g. with battery.
I was aiming for it to be big enough to run 4 , 5 ,6 and 7" props but the wires were too short for 7 , and i was not going add 10 mm to every motor wire. so 4 , 5 and 6 props. 4" would be for very specific sits, small parks tight pathways etc.
This is not meant to be a racer or a styler or a woper whooper or even a Spielburg,
It is still evolving. I hope to free myself from ever buying chinacarb again.
Braking an arm and just cutting another or smashing a motor mount and printing another really calls to me.
I live 550k from the closest fpv club and a 150k round trip to the next town , they have 3 horses!!!
What should i care its a bit porkey
Revisions and improvements.
Run motor wired inside arms.
Camera some twin cam setup when vendors get it right.
Lighter hardware on motor mounts.
2 part body and arm ends to clamp the rods rather than gluing in.
Add braces front and rear .
And a whole bunch of other stuff.
If Sticky Rice Isnt too insulted by what i have done to his baby i hope he comments.



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thumbtwiddler   Sep 28, 2019  

what's that lizard's name?

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kwadkenstine   Oct 01, 2019 

Im in midwest western australia about 50 k north of a town called Geraldton, big country big open sky

sergetania   Oct 02, 2019 

I bet the sky is big there! Sweet! I can't even see stars near Philadelphia, just city lights!
Cutest lizards 🦎!

kwadkenstine   Oct 02, 2019 

The lizards (bobtails) were living where i wanted to build my house 17 years ago.
Hibernaiting under some old roofing iron, so i gently moved them for the winter, but they came back and shifted in, as if there was no house !!!! They own the place.

Rice_Bowl   Oct 01, 2019  

DUDEEE THIS IS SOO COOLLL!!!! Insulted? more like impressed!!! tbh man this really is a whole new level of awesomeness! i didnt even think this was possible! goodjob!! post some flight vids, i wanna see how she flies!

kwadkenstine   Oct 01, 2019 

Thanks man really means a loooot .
There are a few little issues but really it fell together better than stuff i have paid for.
If you are ever in west australia , please look me up
Id like to pay you back somehow.
Cheers Nathan

Rice_Bowl   Oct 02, 2019 

awwww sorry but I live in south east asia, Philippines hahahahah. No need to repay anyways, I'm just glad people enjoy what i got to design last summer!! i guess just wish me luck because im about to take college entrance exams!! -Paolo

Magus_fpv   Oct 01, 2019  

What filament did you print it in? Looks great!

kwadkenstine   Oct 01, 2019 

cheapest pla i could find

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