Acrobrat Customer Re-build

By swg_fpv on Apr 16, 2021

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You know what, I never really appreciated this frame until now, but building it for a good friend showed me that not all frames look good until you build them right.
As always, here are some parts and opinions!

Acrobrat: I love it, buy it. Well designed, funds a smallish creator, easy* to build in and quite a looker. Sharkbyte took some hacking to get in there, and larger 20x20 escs require some sanding, but all in all I really just want one for myself now!

Mamba f405 mini mk1: A taste of the past I would say... everything now is just smaller, has more ports, has better reliability etc... but it's a nice taste of the past at that, seeing some real innovation from Diatone's "childhood".

Sharkbyte: I love it. Do you have any idea how much work it takes to get DJI working properly? Argh it drove me nuts recently but this is the polar opposite: 4 wires, connected like a GPS module, and bam you're done.

Mamba 1408 motors: Love these... they get squeeky when old but also take you back to a couple of years ago when the insane gtr349 came out and UAVfutures was raving about it in the field etc - if you've been in the hobby a few years you'll practically hear "G'day it's Stu..." as you assemble some of this stuff (not sure why hahaha)

Apart from that weird last bit I thoroughly enjoyed this and my advice is: Buy an acrobrat!

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Dr_Television   Jun 08, 2021  

Looks like this is the banggood clone. Nice looking build regardless!

swg_fpv   Jun 08, 2021 

Yeah agreed- think it is a clone, but didn't have a good link :D

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