3" HD Ultralight w/ Naked Caddx Vista + Crossfire (69g) - Pickle Evo 2 MK3 *Remixed* 🛸

By alwaysbless on Mar 31, 2021

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Deadcat HD/Digital 3" with 3S 5000KV 1303 Motors. Dry weight is @ 69.1G and I had Nick and CNCMadness help re-design the frames base plate so it now features a 'Unibody' design and is a couple grams lighter. Frame weight is coming in at about 11g fully built w/ 2mm base plate and about 13g fully built w/ 2.5mm base plate. You will have to strip your vista neked if you want to achieve a weight like mine otherwise you can certainly use a regular vista on your build which will put you at around the 80g weight mark. I used 23mm standoffs for the top plate which gives enough clearance above the vista that I feel pretty comfortable but if you want to be extra safe or use a cased vista you could get something in the 25-30mm range. Special thanks to LeDrone.Club this guy is one of my favorite frame designers and he releases all of his work for free and none of this would be possible without him.

Build Notes:

1) RX will have to go under the FC if you want to use a minimortal because the length of the antenna is too short to place it anywhere else.
2) You will probably have to get creative with how to space the stack out. I used a mixture of whoop grommets, nylon M2 spacers and M2x4mm nylon spacers
3) If youll be going naked watch out for contact between the two vista pcbs and the bottom vista pcb and the USB port on the flight controller
4) You could totally use a whoop AIO on this build too

Footage:

Maybe someday when Pyrodrone fulfills my V2 order

Special Thanks @ LeDrone.Club

Frame: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3888455
LeDrone.Club Youtube @ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCapTPmZgBj52TmWORFjEoqg
LeDrone.Club Thingiverse @ https://www.thingiverse.com/ledroneclub/designs

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morningsky   Oct 24, 2021  

Wow, a Pickle Evo 2 MK3 Unibody baseplate is exactly what I've been looking for. Is this something that you can provide the files for or CNCMadness can cut more of?

Cncmadness   Oct 24, 2021 

You can request the cutting of this frame on our store page cncdrones.com

morningsky   Oct 25, 2021 

Thanks, that's exactly what I was looking for!

rb   May 01, 2021  

Is there a way to fit the Nebula Pro (19x19mm camera) into the frame?

alwaysbless   May 12, 2021 

It could defintely fit but the camera mount would need to be changed because its internal dimensions are for a 14x14

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