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Posted by dcame002 | Sep 02, 2014 @ 07:07 PM | 1,726 Views
Spider Mini Hexacopter on 4s:
Spider Mini Hexacopter on 4s (1 min 21 sec)



Figured I'd log this one. My last flight before losing signal on my mini spider hexacopter. I give up on flysky. Too many signal loss issues in due to crowded wifi.

Waiting on a new battery. As fast as it is, it flies like and old Cadillac with the 3300 4s.
Posted by dcame002 | Dec 20, 2013 @ 01:06 AM | 2,050 Views
For the past few month's I've been messing around with PVC quadcopters. I started with a simple v-tail, then it just keypt growing:

Stupid Pony frog v-tail quadcopter (5 min 3 sec)


then

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Posted by dcame002 | Oct 22, 2013 @ 01:39 AM | 2,768 Views
Posted by dcame002 | Oct 20, 2013 @ 09:54 PM | 2,222 Views
Built a little basher v-tail this weekend. Cartwheeled it during a test flight....0 damage!
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Posted by dcame002 | Jun 22, 2013 @ 10:32 PM | 2,403 Views
Well I really like the flyduspider hexacopter frame, but hate small props. Cut a new frame today and will use some big boy props. shown with 11x5.5 props

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Posted by dcame002 | Jun 02, 2013 @ 04:55 PM | 2,039 Views
Crashed my Quadcopter while flying today. One flip and it looks like a motor wire came off.

Power failure. Luckily it was low (1 min 36 sec)

Posted by dcame002 | May 20, 2013 @ 12:04 AM | 2,444 Views
Keeping it short.

V-tail 2.0 Second flight. (3 min 21 sec)

Posted by dcame002 | May 17, 2013 @ 12:50 AM | 5,781 Views
Started building the new v-tail frame.
Design is based off a tricopter. I will balance the at the center, then using the battery as a ballast, shift the weight 7% forward to accommodate for the lower thrust in the v-tail.

The front arms will be adjustable. I plan on experimenting with front arm angles to check performance.

Rear arms will be set at 30 degrees

Frame is made from aluminum towel bars and some old aluminum scrap.

I will be using the following electronics
exceed rc rocket 3015 1020kv motors
hk blue 30 amp esc
zippy compact 3300mah 35c 4s battery/ turnigy 3000mah 40c 3s (for video camera)
hobbyking kk 3.0 board (soon to be multiwii lite)

RCtimer 10x5e CF props

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Posted by dcame002 | May 17, 2013 @ 12:37 AM | 3,856 Views
Finally Rebuilding my tricopter-turned v-tail quadcopter. It flew well, but the many crashes are beginning to take their toll.

As shown in the photos, this is the progression of the frame I built. Will update with more specs soon

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