45mm deadbat

By gvngoheavy on Apr 19, 2023

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Been tinkering with the new 45mm props. So far this one might be my favorite configuration.

NBD beebrain canopy just barely fits the 45mm props with some trimming. Going to try this setup with the new betafpv canopy as soon as I get another couple caddx ant nano cameras with threaded adjustable mounting.

This kv motor and prop combo feels so sharp.

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Part List

Frame

DEADBAT 40MM (2 builds)
Jacks3dprinting.com
$15.00

Flight Controller

X12 AIO 5-in-1 Flight controller built-in 12A ESC and OPENVTX Support 1-2S (2 builds)
Tinywhoop.com
$62.99

Motors

4 x RCINPOWER GTS V3 1002 19000KV FPV Drone Motor - Choose Color (3 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$51.96

Propellers

Gemfan 45mm-3 Tri-Blade 1.5mm Shaft Propellers - (4CW+4CCW) - Choose Color (6 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$2.49

FPV Camera

CADDX ANT 4:3 SILVER NANO FPV CAMERA (132 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$17.90

Radio

RadioMaster Boxer EdgeTX RC Radio Transmitter - Choose Version (24 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$139.99

Goggles

FPV Drone Parts for – FPV Quad Drone Shop – Drone Racing Store (130 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$99.99

Goggles

ORQA FPV.One OLED FPV Goggles + Free Bonus (FPV.PRO Antenna Set, FPV.Connect, FPV.Battery) (4 builds)
Getfpv.com
$649.99

HD Camera

Insta360 GO - 180° 1080P 20g Action Camera (12 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

HD Camera

2 x ONE R - Innovative action cams from Insta360 - Insta360 Store
Store.insta360.com
See Site

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (179 builds)
Getfpv.com
$159.99

Radio Module

HappyModel ES24TX Slim Pro ELRS 2.4GHz RC Transmitter Module (8 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$47.99

Battery Charger

2 x ToolkitRC M8S 400W 18A 1-8S DC Smart Charger & Diagnostic Tool
Pyrodrone.com
$99.98

Battery Charger

HGLRC Thor 6 Pro Lipo Battery Parallel Charging Board
Pyrodrone.com
$37.99

Battery Charger

2 x ViFly WhoopStor 1S LiPo/LiHV 6 Channel DC/USB-C Battery Charger & Discharger for BT2.0 & PH2.0 (2 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$59.98

Soldering Iron

MINI TS80 Digital OLED USB Type-C Programable Soldering Iron Station Solder Tool Built-in STM32 Chip (5 builds)
Banggood.com
$72.99

Soldering Iron

Hakko FX888D-23BY, 599B-02 Soldering Station with 599B Tip Cleaner, Blue/Gold (25 builds)
Amazon.ca
See Site

Tools

Mayatech Multifunctional Aluminum Alloy Shock Shaft Pliers Tool Wrench For RC Airplane RC Car RC Models Toys
Banggood.com
$12.99

Accessories

AOKoda Lipo to USB Power Converter QC3.0 Adapter Quick Charger for Smartphone Tablet PC
Banggood.com
$6.99

Accessories

BlitzWolf® BW-P9 10000mAh 18W QC3.0 PD3.0 Type-c + USB Ports Power Bank with Fast Charging Dual Input and Output for iPhone X X
Banggood.com
$13.99
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Mr_Stripes   Apr 19, 2023  

How does it compare to a babytooth?

gvngoheavy   Apr 19, 2023 
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I only have a handful of flights on this build so far. The babytooth still wins for outright power to weight. That ratio not only plays into the ripping, but also flight times. I can get 7-8mins to a battery on the babytooth, but the 45mm builds kind of tap out at 3.5mins. I still have to play around with some 520-500mah batteries on the 45mm toothpick builds. That all said this little build is very responsive and sharp particularly with the triblade props, and is so wonderfully small which makes these little quads great for daily flyers out and about. Its all a balance and for right now Im happy to give up some speed and flight time for sharpness and ease of everyday carry-ability. Just uploaded a comparison image showing size difference between this and the babytooth.

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