Not Another Chameleon

By Carbon_Rob on Jul 14, 2017

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My go to. My daily flier. This thing continues to survive crash after crash on concrete. Have had so many comments on the punch. People are surprised when I say its a Chameleon. Not the most efficient setup, but I still get 2 minutes of freestyle with it, and enough power to get out of a pinch. I'm so impressed with the durability of these motors. I've tried s lot of props, but keep coming back to the 5152's for this setup. Take a close look at the esc's and you'll notice that I protect them with pieces of plastic water bottle to maintain that squeaky clean look. Thanks for looking = )

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Part List

Frame

Armattan Chameleon 5" Frame (160 builds)
Droneracingsupply.com
$95.00

Flight Controller

Betaflight F3 Flight Controller (New Version F4 Available) (13 builds)
Getfpv.com
$42.99

ESCs

4 x Spedix 30A HV 3-6S Dshot BlHeli_S ESC (153 builds)
Droneracingsupply.com
$47.80

Motors

4 x T-Motor F60 Pro 2500kv Motor
Droneracingsupply.com
$107.96

Propellers

Gemfan FLASH 5152 5.1x5.2x3 Tri-Blade FPV Prop Gemfan 5152 5.1x5.2x3 Tri-Blade Precision Engineered FPV Racing Prop Gemfan FLASH
Prop.city
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FPV Camera

Rotor Riot Special Edition RunCam Swift (144 builds)
Store.rotorriot.com
$39.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro HV Race Edition (SMA) (556 builds)
Store.rotorriot.com
$29.95

Antenna

TBS Triumph Antenna Set (368 builds)
Store.rotorriot.com
$39.99

Receiver

FrSky - XM Plus (1529 builds)
Twistedquads.com
$16.99

Batteries

100 x Tattu 1300mAh 75C 4S LiPo Battery
Droneracingsupply.com
$2,899.00
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Carbon_Rob   Jul 18, 2017  

Carbon_Rob   Jul 14, 2017  

Whiffles   Jul 14, 2017 
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Wow that was a close one. Was that a random person walking there?

Carbon_Rob   Jul 14, 2017 

No it was a buddy recovering a crashed quad!

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