Catalyst MachineWorks SL4r 3.5mm

By jolars on Apr 29, 2017

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I loved the idea behind the SL4r and jumped right in as soon as the motors became available. This is such a fast, fun quad to fly. Omnibus F3 provided OSD through betaflight and Unify Pro provides vtx control through smartaudio - awesome setup!



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Indy   Jun 15, 2018  

hi! cool build! what props do you prefer? 4x4x3 or 4x4.5x2?

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Indy   Feb 20, 2021 

hehe... I used a lot both... 4x4x3 a bit heavy...
years later 4 inch are more popular, it seems... light long range... I guess there is better props nowadays... I'm starting again to fly... let's see...

jolars   Feb 20, 2021 

Yep, all my rigs are smaller and lighter these days - cheers

jolars   Feb 20, 2021 

I still fly this 4", I put a tiny inta360 go on it recently -

GBFPV   May 05, 2017  


I see on your photos you have both linear VTx and Furious FPV pinwheel uFl antennas. I have the linear one and plan to switch it for the pinwheel as the signal is not as expected with the linear. What's your experience with both?


jolars   May 11, 2017 

I certainly get better signal with the Furious antenna. I had the linear one but it turned out I was only transmitting at 25mw and a channel off - I didn't give it enough credit.

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