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Old Aug 02, 2013, 10:27 PM
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Want to build a quadcopter

Want to build nice but inexpensive quad any help? thanks ?
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Old Aug 03, 2013, 09:04 AM
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Build something small like under 400mm and make it light. Everything is cheaper lighter. Like smaller motors, smaller battery. Or ones of those toy quads. You can get one under $100
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Old Aug 03, 2013, 09:15 AM
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Is there a Problem with it? Have the hundreds other 'i want to built a cheap copter, what do i need' treads not enough infos?

Some RxTx, lipo, charger, FC, 5motors, 5 escs, douzends of Propellers. Device to solder, wood for frame or buy a frame. PropAdapters,

Edit, 10min to late to be the first
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Old Aug 03, 2013, 09:30 AM
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You'll have better luck rummaging through the scratchbuilt threads.

Although the majority is good information, double check any recommendations and suggestions. There is a small percentage of individuals who have no clue, but frequent the threads.
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Old Aug 04, 2013, 11:02 AM
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Want to build nice but inexpensive quad any help? thanks ?
Hey there. I can help perhaps. I'm not that experienced, I just started with RC 6 months ago, and have two quads now, a toy X200 and F450 go pro setup.

For what will you use quad (practice, normal flying, acrobatics, FPV, aerial photography), and what is your budget?
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