QAV250 Two-tone Rebuild

By appleii2 on May 15, 2016

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I decided to do a rebuild on my old QAV250 frame using parts that had collected around the shop. The top of the bottom plate and the sides of the CF frame parts are painted using metallic silver automotive paint to give it a bit of a unique look.

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Part List

Frame

QAV250 Mini FPV Quadcopter v1.1 - Carbon Fiber Edition (5 builds)
Getfpv.com
$99.99

Frame

QAV250 Carbon Fiber Main "Unibody" Frame Plate (4mm)
Getfpv.com
$64.99

Flight Controller

Acro Naze32 Flight Controller rev6 (w/ pin headers) (15 builds)
Getfpv.com
$24.99

ESCs

4 x BL20A Mini ESC (SN20A) BLHELI-(ONESHOT) (8 builds)
Readytoflyquads.com
$34.00

Motors

4 x Tiger Motor MN1806 2300kv
Readymaderc.com
$103.60

Propellers

DAL 5045BN Bullnose
Dalprops.com
$0.69

FPV Camera

RunCam PZ0420M (9 builds)
Shop.runcam.com
$30.99

FPV Transmitter

Eachine ET200R FPV 5.8G 40CH 200mW Mini AV Transmitter with RaceBand (16 builds)
Banggood.com
$6.99

Receiver

FrSky TFR4SB - 3 to 16 Channel FASST Compatible Receiver w/ S.Bus (4 builds)
Alofthobbies.com
$35.20

Batteries

Glacier 75C 1300mAh 4S 14.8V LiPo Battery
Buddyrc.com
$31.95

Radio

FrSky Taranis QX7 (256 builds)
Alofthobbies.com
$100.70

Goggles

Fatshark Dominator HD3 Core 3D FPV Goggles with HDMI DVR Support Head Tracker (87 builds)
Banggood.com
$399.00

Video Receiver

Laforge V2 Fatshark FPV Diversity Module Set for FatShark Goggles - Quad Questions
Quadquestions.com
$105.00

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire TX - Long Range R/C Link (10 builds)
Getfpv.com
$208.99

Battery Charger

iCharger 4010Duo
Progressiverc.com
$349.99

Soldering Iron

JBC Tools CD-1BE - Compact Soldering Station - 120 Volt
Amazon.com
$981.99

Tools

Precision Hex Metric Screwdrivers 7 Piece Set
Wihatools.com
$31.92

Tools

7–8 mm 12-Point Metric Standard 0° Offset Ratcheting Box Wrench
Store.snapon.com
See Site

Backpack

Think Tank PhotoFPV Session Backpack for Drones (3 builds)
Bhphotovideo.com
$94.45

Accessories

2 x Fat Shark Dominator and Predator Replacement Eye Cups (Single)
Getfpv.com
$11.98

Accessories

X-AIR 5.8 | (2 builds)
Truerc.ca
$29.99

Accessories

VAS 5.8GHz ION Antenna (RHCP) (8 builds)
Getfpv.com
$16.99

Accessories

Pulse CellMeter 8 - Lipo Battery Checker & Servo Tester
Pulsebattery.com
See Site

Misc Supplies

Kester 24-6337-8800 50 Activated Rosin Cored Wire Solder Roll, 245 No-Clean, 63/37 Alloy, 0.031" Diameter (14 builds)
Amazon.com
$18.95
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Whiffles   May 15, 2016  

Haven't seen a 250 build for a while. Going retro?

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