The Saint

By UnderDawg on Mar 08, 2017

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This is my FPV cruiser that's been on my work table way to long. As you can tell I needed to make a few modifications before going into long range duty. The first thing that had to go were the plastic motor mount / landing gear. I also added thrusters to the rear for a little more push.

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Part List

Frame

Quanum Venture FPV Quad-Copter 430mm (Frame Only Version)
Hobbyking.com
$45.00

Flight Controller

DJI Naza-M Lite Multi-Rotor Flight Controller GPS Combo (5 builds)
Hobbyking.com
$79.00

ESCs

4 x Afro 30A Muti-Rotor ESC (SimonK Firmware)
Hobbyking.com
$57.72

Motors

2 Pair EMAX MT2216 KV810 CW CCW Brushless Motor (4 pcs) plus Props 8 pcs Combo
Ebay.com
$59.76

Propellers

Waterwood 1047 10X4.7 Inch Carbon Fiber CW/CCW Blade Props Blade for QuadCoptor 2 Pairs Quadcopter Propeller 10X4.7 (3 builds)
Amazon.com
$6.39

FPV Camera

Foxeer HS1193 Night Wolf Starlight FPV Camera (4 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$39.99

FPV Transmitter

F11800 FPV 5.8ghz 5.8G 600mW Audio Video AV Transmitter for Gopro Hero3 Mobius80
Ebay.com
$30.59

Receiver

Futaba R2008SB 8-Channel 2.4GHz S-FHSS Receiver (7 builds)
Amazon.com
$69.99

Batteries

Multistar LiHV High Capacity 5200mAh 3S 10C Multi-Rotor Lipo Pack
Hobbyking.com
$31.23

Radio

FrSky ACCST Taranis Q X7 2.4GHz 16CH Mode 2 Transmitter Blue Orange for RC FPV Racing Drone (254 builds)
Banggood.com
$139.99

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session (300 builds)
Amazon.com
$739.00

HD Camera

Adorama
Adorama.com
$54.99

HD Camera

Caddx Turtle V2 Micro FPV Camera / 20x20 1080P 60 FPS HD DVR - Black (54 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$51.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (300 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

HD Camera

Quelima SQ12 Mini 1080P FHD DVR Camera 155 Degree FOV Loop-cycle Recording Night Vision (7 builds)
Banggood.com
$16.47

Misc Parts

4 x Turnigy H.A.L. Motor Mount Set(1set)
Hobbyking.com
$19.72

Misc Parts

Assault 700 DFC - Landing Skid Plastic (1pair)
Hobbyking.com
$3.37
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VHIKTOR7   Jan 07, 2019  

Can I ask what thrusters you found, and how did the quad fly when using them? thanks

UnderDawg   Jan 07, 2019 

Sorry, but having thrusters was just a joke..

VHIKTOR7   Jan 07, 2019 
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yeh i figured, i just couldnt make out the tailights....lol

thumbtwiddler   Mar 09, 2017  

not that it's bad or anything, but when i see this frame the first thing that comes into my head is "Back in my day..."
nice good ol build tho!

UnderDawg   Mar 09, 2017 

thumbtwiddler, I not offended in the least bit... Just keep in mind that I'm an old guy ''From back in the day'' and we sometimes like a little old school in our lives. Lol!!
I promise my next build will be more up to date as I'm still waiting on Armattan to release the frame.

thumbtwiddler   Mar 10, 2017 

Nah it's fine! Back when qav 250s we're the case and having an angled camera was considered extreme...

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