TP3 3"

By Etolier on May 18, 2020

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I forgot I had built this little thing and hadn't posted it, so here it is. Much preferred over the 65mm, both for the greater authority and 3s as opposed to 2s. Flies great outdoors and even in the wind, though you'll wonder why you pull so many amps in kite weather. 1404 4600kv 3s on Gemfan biblades has been great, range is excellent with the full-size Immortal-T and video is crystal clear all the way out with the TrueRC Singularity even on 25mw. Flight times from 5-8 minutes depending on, well, high winds. It accelerates and handles excellently.

Part List

Frame

ToothPick 3 Frame - TP3 (30 builds)
Fpvcycle.com
$17.99

Flight Controller

Diatone Mamba Toothpick AIO (25A 4S FC+ESC AIO) **NEW UPDATED VERSION** (13 builds)
Fpvcycle.com
$49.99

Motors

4 x iFlight XING X1404 Motor Ultralight Build (unibell) (7 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$63.96

Propellers

GEMFAN 3018 PROPS - (4CW + 4CCW) (34 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$3.99

FPV Camera

BeeBrain V2 Camera Color Mount (5 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

RunCam Nano 3 800TVL CMOS FPV Camera (3 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$19.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS UNIFY PRO32 NANO 5G8 V1.1 (365 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$29.95

Antenna

TrueRC SINGULARITY 5.8 U.FL (SHORT 40mm) RHCP (6 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$19.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano RX FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (1291 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$24.95

Batteries

Gaoneng GNB 3S 11.4V HV 450mah LiPo Battery 80C XT30 LiHV (17 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$10.49

Radio

TBS Tango 2 Pro - FPV RC Radio Drone Controller (78 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$199.95

Radio

RadioMaster TX16S Hall Gimbals Built-in USB-C Multi-Protocol Module Radio PRIORITY SHIPPING INCLUDED (82 builds)
Heli-nation.com
$149.99

Radio

FrSky Taranis Q X7 2.4GHz 16CH Transmitter (Black) (254 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$104.99

Goggles

Fat Shark Attitude V4 FPV Goggles Anniversary Edition (20 builds)
Getfpv.com
$349.99

Goggles

ETHIX V2 GOGGLE STRAP (2 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$15.95

HD Camera

RunCam 5 Orange
Shop.runcam.com
$109.99

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC PowerPlay - FPV DVR (h264, 60fps)
Pyrodrone.com
$89.00

Video Receiver

SpiroNet 5.8GHz 13dBi LZR Antenna (RHCP)
Pyrodrone.com
$24.99

Video Receiver

TrueRC Singularity 5.8 SMA 90 Degree Long Antenna RHCP
Pyrodrone.com
$19.99

Video Receiver

SINGULARITY 5.8 stubby - TrueRC Canada
Truerc.ca
$19.99

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (182 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$149.99

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Yagi 915mHz
Team-blacksheep.com
$49.95

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire TX - Long Range R/C Transmitter (5 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$208.95

Radio Module

True-MoX 915 |
Truerc.ca
$19.99

Battery Charger

iSDT D2 Smart Balance Charger (11 builds)
Getfpv.com
$129.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 PORTABLE SOLDERING IRON W/XT60 Power Cable (17 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$58.99

Accessories

ETHIX Neck Strap (3 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$6.99

Accessories

FrSky Vantac M4 4mm CNC Aluminum GRAND LOTUS Gimbal Stick Ends
Pyrodrone.com
$11.99
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SoleilFPV   Jun 01, 2020  
1

I like this! Do you have flight footage?

Etolier   Jun 03, 2020 

https://www.instagram.com/p/CATucuEgI6q/?igshid=19r40yzylqi8h

I don't really have a reason to post to youtube or anywhere else, this is all I have as of late.

DrewFPV   May 20, 2020  
1

Looks pretty good! I hope something like this will be one of my next builds.

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