Simple Toothpick build

By Jaub on Nov 17, 2019

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Some general notes:

  • The 65mm hq props tend to fall off the shaft unless you push them down almost all the way
  • I made motor wire way too short so the rubber band had to go below the wires
  • I had the cap mounted initially but I removed it for weight saving, still flies fine
  • When you crash upside down the vtx antenna bends at the joint, I feel like this would eventually lead to it breaking off.

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TL   Jan 06, 2020  

what is the weight without the battery? nice build. thanks

Jaub   Jan 07, 2020 

If I rememeber correctly it's 42 grams.

StickyRice   Nov 19, 2019  
1

this boi lookin fine!! I really like the color scheme :D how are the motors? can you compare it to soemthing?

Jaub   Nov 19, 2019 

I don't really have anything to compare to, but I can say that the construction is very nice and they seem to hold up to crashes. Only other thing is that the motor wires seem a bit thin but I don't think that impacts performance. I don't have a lot of experience with the toothpick class but im loving the motor's preformace so far.

Jodie Froster   Nov 19, 2019  

Preeeeeeety

joshielevy   Nov 17, 2019  
2

I like the way you neatly stacked the boards under the camera!

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