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Old Feb 09, 2011, 12:07 AM
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VC-20-450 Quad Frame Thread

This frame spawned from a GAUI "upgrade" set I was cutting for the GAUI owners thread which included some thicker larger plates, but has evolved into a complete 450 sized (motor to motor) quad frame.

Discussion got a bit off topic for the thread, so I have created this thread to continue discussion without dragging the GAUI thread off topic.

I am open to cutting more of them if anyone wants one.
[edit:] updated 2011-04-11: Due to large number of emails and some confusion between usernames and real names I have now created a website for orders, thanks!

www.hoverthings.com



My Wii Quad (0 min 56 sec)


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My Current Setup:

VC-20-450 Frame, with short gear (6.5")

Spectrum AR6100 receiver

TR 28-30B 14A 1050Kv Brushless Outrunner
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=2112

Hobbyking SS Series 15-18A ESC
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=6456

MultiWii controller board with WMP (no nunchuck)
http://www.multiwii.com/
http://www.dfrobot.com/index.php?rou...&product_id=68
http://www.dfrobot.com/index.php?rou...&product_id=67

9x5x3 Props
http://www.rcdude.com/servlet/the-84...de--9x5/Detail
http://www.rcdude.com/servlet/the-84...de--9x5/Detail

(update: I have now switched to 10" 2 blade props and they are better)

Turnigy 25C 3s Lipo 2200mah
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=8934
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Old Feb 09, 2011, 12:22 AM
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BranFlake: Yours ships 2/9
RCHelisRule: Yours too, but I need your address.
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Old Feb 09, 2011, 12:28 AM
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Old Feb 09, 2011, 12:31 AM
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VERY VERY nice looking frame .. I like how clean it is ..

Is there retract option for that landing gear ?? It kinda looks like that may be an option.

and is that a typo ?? his frame wont ship till may ??
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Old Feb 09, 2011, 12:38 AM
Must have been a glitch!
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I hope thats a typo, I think I ordered mine after he did!
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Old Feb 09, 2011, 12:56 AM
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VERY VERY nice looking frame .. I like how clean it is ..

Is there retract option for that landing gear ?? It kinda looks like that may be an option.

and is that a typo ?? his frame wont ship till may ??
Whoops sorry I mean 2/9 lol

The gear doesn't retract, but it's adjustable for different heights.
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Old Feb 09, 2011, 12:57 AM
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I hope thats a typo, I think I ordered mine after he did!
Typo sorry
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Old Feb 09, 2011, 01:00 AM
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Good idea, having a dedicated thread.

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Old Feb 09, 2011, 01:02 AM
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Good idea, having a dedicated thread.

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Gary, I am working on your X8 still... working out the gear issue.
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Old Feb 09, 2011, 01:04 AM
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that thing looks unbreakable!!!!!!!
You are local to me, just contact me or witespy and you can check one out witespy may even have an extra laying around.
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Old Feb 09, 2011, 01:28 AM
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Gary, I am working on your X8 still... working out the gear issue.
Sounds good, can't wait.
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Old Feb 09, 2011, 01:32 AM
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Ordered one a few days ago to use when the FY91Q is released. Excited to see it in person soon.

Now I just need to shop around for ESC's, Motors and Props
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Old Feb 09, 2011, 01:43 AM
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the landing gear is nice.



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Old Feb 09, 2011, 08:20 AM
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landing gear

I have the blue version frame and love it. I am using the Gaui original tube legs and find they are always in the view of my inverted, belly mounted GoPro camera. My questions:

Will you sell the legs separately, and are they adjustable using different holes? What is the clearance under the frame that your legs provide?
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Old Feb 09, 2011, 08:26 AM
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I have the blue version frame and love it. I am using the Gaui original tube legs and find they are always in the view of my inverted, belly mounted GoPro camera. My questions:

Will you sell the legs separately, and are they adjustable using different holes? What is the clearance under the frame that your legs provide?
Looks like you are using the original VC-20 frame. This frame does not have the holes drilled for multiple leg angles, so the new legs won't fit. Also, the spacers are a different size.

Have you tried moving the GAUI legs further out by drilling new holes? It looks like you may have... I see some extra holes there.
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