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Old Mar 04, 2013, 07:01 AM
Manual will not flyaway :D
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talking about broken arms, I had my plaster taken off on Friday so I can start to fly better again, its hard to fly when you cant bend your wrist

Im ecksited () to see the picks of your build!!!

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Old Mar 04, 2013, 07:40 AM
Mmmmmmm!
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The frame was definitely larger than expected. Feels very solid. Can be bent slightly, but it will not twist. One thing I didn't like.. Maybe the motor holes should be re-arranged to that you can get a quad on which the motor wires will always point towards the middle.

So it won't look as clean as it can be. Not a big issue though.

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Old Mar 04, 2013, 07:55 AM
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wow that was quick!

Im changing the CNC program now. top left and bottom right rotate 90 degrees! headslap
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Old Mar 04, 2013, 08:00 AM
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It's all I can do for now though! I'm stuck at work but I took the motors with me for a quick test mount. As soon as I get home I'll slap on the ESCs and FC. Then the FPV gear.

I think I'll use my 20A SimonK ESCs on this one to get a much quieter and more responsive quad.

I'm going to use the HoryzonHD on this thing too, because it runs off receiver power and I need to keep the weight down. I'm limited to the stock DJI props and they do not like high loads, but the improved V2 props should work well on this one. I'll stick to 4S for now, so the flights will be short but intense!
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Old Mar 04, 2013, 08:05 AM
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Now, about the motor holes... I don't know if the wires come out of the same place on every motor out there. This is not a standardized thing, so even if you rotate the holes, they might not work for some other users out there. One solution is to use ONLY 19 mm holes, on such a small quad two screws should be enough to keep the motor in place. But that's up to you.
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Old Mar 04, 2013, 09:40 AM
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Hello Esevilaa, nice frame mate. Where did you get the headlights that you've used (saw the pic in another thread) from? HK?
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Old Mar 04, 2013, 10:07 AM
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Thanks mate!

I got them from a chain we have here in Sweden that sells cheap random stuff clas ohlsen, just normal 12v lights, I'm pretty sure hobby king have them, or just check out your local light store, same with the one on the back, good thing was it was too long so I just cut it.

Those headlights light up a whole room but amazing for orientation.
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Old Mar 04, 2013, 10:09 AM
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Old Mar 04, 2013, 12:05 PM
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Mine arrived in Lund. Thanks Cam! Apparently it looks "very handsome". Cant wait to actually get my hands on it, but it will take a while.
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Old Mar 04, 2013, 12:10 PM
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I'm looking forward to seeing your builds and getting your comments.
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Old Mar 04, 2013, 12:13 PM
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I hope to get mine tomorrow, our post is slow in turkey, I'm gonna build it on the day I get it...
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Old Mar 04, 2013, 03:38 PM
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Bit of a progress report. Not quite as clean as your build. But I really can't be arsed to hide all the ESC wires. I'm going to ziptie the motor wires to the frame soon then hover in my room for a bit to see that everything is OK.

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Old Mar 04, 2013, 03:41 PM
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Now, about the motor holes... I don't know if the wires come out of the same place on every motor out there. This is not a standardized thing, so even if you rotate the holes, they might not work for some other users out there. One solution is to use ONLY 19 mm holes, on such a small quad two screws should be enough to keep the motor in place. But that's up to you.
I have found it is better to cut slots in place of holes that way any motor can fit
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Old Mar 04, 2013, 03:42 PM
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glad to see it, what size props are you using? thay look small but maybe not
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Old Mar 04, 2013, 03:51 PM
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you think mine is neater, you should see the underside!

3mm slots sounds better thanks tech
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