Loki the Quad of Mischief

By Bushwacka FPV on Jul 13, 2017

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From here on out all my Floss(es) will be named after Norse and Pagan Gods. Meet Loki the Quad Of Mischief

After building an loving my 2 5 inch floss(es), I wanted to see how the a 4 inch 1407 build would compare. and the truth is it does nt. This quad just corners SO much better than the even my 5 inch on triblades, and prior to Loki, my 5 inch floss were easily my favorite quads to fly. Basically I am giving up maybe 10 percent in top speed, and gaining 20 to 30 percent while cornering.

The AUW no battery is 182 grams and with a 850mah Bolt HV it is 265 grams. I do not like the TJ props pictured I like how the HQ 4040 Tris fly and have some RK4040 Tris coming to see if they are more durable than the very fragile HQ props.

The Millivolt+spark 4 in 1 was chosen because it only weighs 9 grams total. This is my first time running RF and its been great(still no working Buzzer though) Raceflight seems to fly awesome. Politcals aside there might be something to firmware+hardware combo. IT should be noted my stack is mounted on Bobbins, as I did not trust the O rings that the FC+4 in 1 use.

I went with a Mini on this over a micro because I like the 1.8 full size lens over the 2.1 Micro Lens. Using a VT)3 because they works really well, and the screen is better than the TBS method of blinking lights.

Overall extremely happy with this package, in my backyard DVR time testing I am faster with it then with a my 2204 Build. My 2204 build might be faster for another style of piloting but I think this thing suits me way better.

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Part List

Frame

Hyperlite Floss 4 inch Racing Frame
Pirofliprc.com
$44.99

Flight Controller

RaceFlight Millivolt Flight Controller (7 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$34.95

ESCs

RaceFlight Spark 4n1 ESC (11 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$29.99

Motors

4 x Tornado 1407-3600
Pirofliprc.com
$63.96

FPV Camera

RunCam Swift Mini (8 builds)
Rotorgeeks.com
$39.14

FPV Transmitter

Eachine VTX03 Super Mini 5.8G 72CH 0/25mW/50mw/200mW Switchable FPV Transmitter (423 builds)
Banggood.com
$12.22

Receiver

Lemon Rx DSMX Compatible Satellite Receiver with Diversity (46 builds)
Progressiverc.com
$13.09

HD Camera

RunCam 2 HD 1080P IR Blocked FOV 170° Wide Angle WiFi FPV Camera (10 builds)
Banggood.com
$74.99

Misc Parts

1.8mm 170 Degree Wide Angle Lens (10 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$6.99
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flammablegas   Jul 23, 2017  

Hey man, sick build.
Was wondering if the 20*20 fc/esc's hold up ok with 1407 4s?

Bushwacka FPV   Jul 23, 2017 

I would say 20 packs in and so far so good. Running 850 and 1000 mah Graphene.

I probably should cap them as well, but I was lazy.

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