Toothpick 3" - Gnat

By CloslaRoche on Oct 14, 2021

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Can you really say you're in the hobby if you've never built and flown a toothpick?

With Bob Roogi/ FPVCycle releasing the 3rd generation of the toothpick motor (13mm, 5000kv), I figured it would be a good time to build one. Happymodel Crux3 canopy fits the Baby Ratel 2 very nicely. ExpressLRS SMD Antenna RXs are perfect for micros. The GNB 500mAh 90c 3s packs are perfect for 3s micros, this thing can go for AGES on a single pack. Consistently 8+ minutes of flight time.

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Part List

Frame

ToothPick 3 Frame - TP3 (28 builds)
Fpvcycle.com
$17.99

Flight Controller

MAMBA F411 25A AIO MK2 4S 8bit Flight Controller Stack External USB 25.5mm/M2 (2 builds)
Diatone.us
$65.99

Motors

4 x FPVCycle 13mm 5000kv, 6350kv Motor - 2mm prop shaft (27 builds)
Fpvcycle.com
$59.92

Propellers

Gemfan Hurricane 3018 Durable Bi-Blade 3" Prop 8 Pack (1.5mm) - Choose Your ColorGrey (12 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.29

FPV Camera

Caddx Baby Ratel 2 Nano Starlight Low Latency FPV Camera (3 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$25.90

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro32 Nano 5G8 V1.1 (358 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$32.02

Antenna

VAS 5.8Ghz Micro Switchblade U.FL Antenna by IBCrazy (RHCP) (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$14.99

Receiver

Happymodel 2.4g ExpressLRS EP2 RX Receiver module (30 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$13.49

Batteries

GNB 550mAh 90C/180C 1S-6S LiPo Battery (8 builds)
Fpvcycle.com
$15.99

Radio

RadioMaster TX16S Multi-Protocol RF Module OpenTX 2.4GHz RC Transmitter w/ Hall Gimbals (71 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$199.99

Goggles

Skyzone SKY04X V2 OLED Diversity 5.8GHz FPV Goggles - Choose Your Color (48 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$529.99

HD Camera

GoPro Hero7 Black — Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 720p Live Streaming Stabiliza (21 builds)
Amazon.com
$349.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (296 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

Video Receiver

VAS 5.8GHz CROSSHAIR XTREME ANTENNA (RHCP) (2 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$34.95

Video Receiver

TBS TRIUMPH PRO RHCP (SMA) - LONG RANGE (3 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$19.95

Video Receiver

TBS Fusion (26 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$119.95

Radio Module

Happymodel 2.4g ExpressLRS ELRS Micro TX module ES24TX (6 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$28.99

Radio Module

TBS Peter The Penetrator - Tracer TX Antenna
Pyrodrone.com
$19.95

Battery Charger

Hitec X2 AC Plus Black Edition AC/DC Multi-Charger (6S/10A/100W)
Amainhobbies.com
$129.99

Soldering Iron

TrakPower TK955 Digital Soldering Station
$109.99

Tools

NewBeeDrone Tool Kit (6 builds)
Newbeedrone.com
$49.99

Backpack

Pyrodrone Backpack Pro
Pyrodrone.com
$189.99

Backpack

Osprey.com
Osprey.com
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Accessories

Camera Butter Glass ND filter for GoPro Hero 5/6/7 (Choose Density) (5 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$9.99

Accessories

Camera Butter Stick On Reusable Glass ND Filter for GoPro Session 4/5 - ND4/8/16/32ND8 (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$9.99

Misc Supplies

QuadHands Jumbo Workbench- Massive 11" x 17" Steel Base - 6 Magnetic Base Arms
Quadhands.com
$77.97

Misc Supplies

Original Prusa i3 MK3S+ kit (2 builds)
Shop.prusa3d.com
$873.71

Misc Supplies

SainSmart TPU Flexible 1.75mm Filament 0.8kg Spool - Choose Your ColorWhite (10 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$29.99
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