Easy Eachine Wizard stretch X mod

By volitant on Nov 01, 2017

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My friend bought an eachine wizard for his first quad which was on sale for some crazy price like £75/$105 a little while back, After around 10 or so crashes the main bottom plate began to crack so we looked for some spare frame pieces and straight away it looked so simple to convert the frame to a stretch x instead and shave off some weight too.

All that was needed was two extra frame plates which hold the arms together, one for a top plate and one to replace the main body section, and an aluminium camera mount (haven't got mine yet in the post somewhere) so all in all around £6/$8 for this mod

Dry weight now at 305g, could still shave a fair bit of weight if I replaced all the steel hardware with aluminium.

This may not be for everyone but I thought it was pretty easy, cheap and transformed the look completely! haven't flown it yet but should carve some nice lines now!

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Jodie Froster   Nov 02, 2017  

I've been flying mine like that for months now, I made a custom brace that reinforces the standoffs just under the top plate to keep the "safety cage" around the electronics from bending. I even have another one that I use that way for LOS that I don't have FPV gear on. I used the racerstar 2306's and lowered the top plate on the LOS one and it HAULS

volitant   Nov 02, 2017 

Thats a sweet idea! I was telling my friend to get some aokfly 2306 motors as they're pretty cheap but I don't think the 20a esc will handle them for long haha

Jodie Froster   Nov 05, 2017 

No, probably not, but I don't know, I haven't run an osd that shows amp draw. I use a set of 30's for the 2306's.

Querk   Nov 03, 2017  

is there anything holding the cam in? or is it just squeezed in there?

volitant   Nov 03, 2017 

At the minute its just wedged in there, once I get the camera bracket I will mount to the top plate

Southpaw Fpv   Nov 01, 2017  

Can you mount a gopro session on the top

volitant   Nov 01, 2017 

yeah plenty of room for a gopro

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