Johnny Canuck

By kitabeck on Jan 07, 2018

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This is my second build... Wanted to try a build with the F4 Magnum 6 in 1 stack from Emax. Also loved this frame, so they became one. The Magnum stack is super easy, but has a few challenges. Soldering... the contacts are so close together that you need to be careful soldering. Go slow. I would like to have a little more protection on the sides too. I would make sure you add a 3d print or zip tie the battery wires. A little crash and if your battery ejects, it can rip right off the pdb.
The build comes in at 358g without battery.
This bird is super quick, very touchy with stock pids. Still working on those to find the right fit.

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silkysmooth3215   Jan 07, 2018  

Nice clean build. The thing I like most about this frame is the superior camera protection. The battery I assume mounts on the bottom, correct? If so, why do you have landing pads on the arms? These will interfere with your flights they are not needed if you mount battery on bottom of frame. I use 3D printed TPU battery protectors for all my bottom dwellers.

kitabeck   Jan 08, 2018 

Thanks ! Great cam protection. My previous build had the camera sticking out just enough, if there is a pole out there, I'll find it. The battery does go on the bottom, top I am having a gopro session mount printed for me. Landing pads were more for having a level surface while in betaflight but your right, not really needed. The frame did come with a skid plate, haven't tried that out yet but I think I will give that a whirl. Thanks again.

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