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Posted by satttheman | Mar 04, 2014 @ 12:09 AM | 2,185 Views
Rebuilding it with Tiger MN3508 380kv, EVO Props, Castle 35a Esc, XM Titanium Style Landing gear. More to come....

My Resurrection Droidworx ADX3 Build! (6 min 39 sec)
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Posted by satttheman | Feb 24, 2014 @ 12:15 PM | 2,494 Views
The Detach Y6 is a 500mm Y6. Powered by RC Tiger MS2212- 980kv and 600Hz Escs. This platform comes pre-assembled with motors and esc already attached or can be bought fully assembled BNF(Check their website as they have a few variety setups). The frame is built to run DJI's product line. Its made to run the Naza, Wookong, A2, Zenmuse H3-2D, Mark II Iosd or Mini Iosd. The frame is capable of over 10 minute flights on a single 3s 5000pack and over 17mins on a 3s 10000mah pack. The Detach frame with motors and esc's weighs in a 1007 grams. The light weight and extreme portability makes this frame very unique.

I plan on building mines this weekend using a Naza v1 with V2 Pmu, Mark II Iosd, and Zenmuse. I plan on running two Zippy Compact 3s 5000 in parallel. I expect my AUW to be around 2200 grams.

More Info:
http://www.sis-labs.com/products/detachy-6/

To Buy:
http://www.sishobby.com/home/84-detachy-6.html

Videos from SIS-Labs:
Mercedes Benz Day (1 min 40 sec)

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Posted by satttheman | Sep 10, 2013 @ 10:39 AM | 4,045 Views
Well I've been building and re-building frames for people for awhile now but I just figured that I should try to spread the word a little more ! I've been building and re-building frames for for going on two years but I've been in the R/C Hobby for over 15 years from cars to boats to helis and back and forth. I seem to never take any pics of my builds especially some of the rebuilds they are definitely worth taking pics of. But this build I couldn't pass up! I wish I would've taken some as it progressed but I keep saying I was and never did. I enjoyed building this frame it's sort of a labor of love. I have a lot of my time into it. I had to source in a lot of small parts and modify some stuff to fit and be easier to interchange. I list a short list of things the I've done and the components used. Sure I won't remember half .

Components and Work Done:
Frame and Landing- Built *Properly *
DJI Wookong- Installed and Setup
FRSKY Rx
RC Tiger Motors MN4014 400KV
RCTimer 40Amp Opto- Wire Rerouted and Meshed as well as Re-shrank Wrapped (also Labeled)
Power Harness- Built and Installed
Carbon Core Photohigher Mount- Cut, Grind and Filed to Clear Pitch Servo
Photohigher AV130- Wires Extended, Meshed and Adapted for External BEC
External BEC- Wired for Dual Input, ON/OFF Switch Installed, and Meshed
GemFans 14x4.7- Hand Reamed to 8mm (Will Sand and Balance If I have Time Left)
GemFans 13x6.5- Balanced and Mounted

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Posted by satttheman | Aug 11, 2013 @ 09:14 PM | 3,463 Views
This video is from June but this crash shows how strong this frames are. I was well above the trees when I lost power and the only damage was a fractured plate.

Best and Worst Iconic-X FPV 6s. Testament of how great Iconic Frames are!!! (15 min 2 sec)


Skipped to a little before the crash
http://youtu.be/-39v94VIGF8?t=11m17s
Posted by satttheman | Aug 11, 2013 @ 04:05 PM | 3,816 Views
This is thing is light! Its a 400 size diag motor to motor. The frame weighs a little over 9oz with the vibration dampening FPV mount. RTF with all the FPV gear they should be around 32oz or 907g. Oh and thats with a 3s 2200 so you know you'll get long flight times. This thing is cool! If you want to see more about it heres the link: http://fpvlab.com/forums/showthread....dy-for-takeoff! Pete the guy that makes this frame is awesome. He'll answer any of the questions you'll have he's customer service is above par. I'll try to assist if I can as well so feel free to pm me or left a message here. As always all the components needed for this build will come from DIYQUADCOPTERS.COM.


That antenna is just for mock.

Wiring, Distro, and Layout
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Posted by satttheman | Jun 24, 2013 @ 11:15 AM | 3,992 Views
NOT A GETFPV GIMBAL OR QAV540


Testing new brushless gimbal on Qav500 (5 min 27 sec)


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Posted by satttheman | Jun 10, 2013 @ 07:14 PM | 4,013 Views
Well I've been admiring the Carbon Cores for months! But just could not see myself buying one as I already have a Droidworx that I dont fly. Then a few months back Dan @ DIYQUADCOPTERS.COM became a dealer and I got the bug again for one. After Dan told me about his build and the quality it was hard not to snatch one up that day. Well I quess I held out long enough on this past Friday I couldn't resist anymore and ordered one. Dan shipped it the same day(Thx Dan) and I got it today! As soon as I opened the box I was speechless. THIS THING IS GORGEOUS!!!



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Posted by satttheman | Jun 03, 2013 @ 10:34 AM | 4,264 Views


The graupner style props are amazing!!! Some of the easiest props I've balanced. A great improvement over the gf slowfly IMO.


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Posted by satttheman | May 11, 2013 @ 03:19 PM | 6,219 Views
Motors: Tiger Motor 3110 780kv from DIYQUADCOPTERS.COM


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Posted by satttheman | Apr 21, 2013 @ 01:31 PM | 4,398 Views
Posted by satttheman | Apr 18, 2013 @ 03:47 PM | 4,468 Views
Iconic-X and a Naza WTF!!! (9 min 24 sec)

Not sure what happened?!?
Sticky: My QAV400!!!
Posted by satttheman | Apr 15, 2013 @ 09:37 PM | 4,324 Views
Posted by satttheman | Apr 02, 2013 @ 12:47 PM | 5,112 Views
Posted by satttheman | Mar 31, 2013 @ 09:39 AM | 4,594 Views
Posted by satttheman | Mar 26, 2013 @ 01:53 PM | 4,509 Views
Posted by satttheman | Mar 24, 2013 @ 08:42 PM | 4,443 Views
Im in the process of building my y6 and the distro board that it came with was puny. So I talked to Dan at DIY to see if he had a solution for a heavy lift that wasn't like $275. And this is what I got. Dan is the Man!!!



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Posted by satttheman | Mar 10, 2013 @ 04:53 PM | 4,619 Views
Got these today. Forgot to order the adapters :-( I cant wait to try them out :-)!


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Posted by satttheman | Mar 10, 2013 @ 03:38 PM | 4,505 Views
Iconic-R Hot Rod (5 min 50 sec)

Posted by satttheman | Mar 07, 2013 @ 05:35 PM | 4,829 Views
While waiting for my Naza for the QAV I figured I'd see what Uncle Dan from DIYquadcopters sent me!

A set of 215mm landing gear

Posted by satttheman | Mar 06, 2013 @ 09:44 PM | 5,183 Views