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Old Jun 16, 2014, 04:33 AM
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Swift Hex 300mm 3D Printed Hex Frame

Introducing the Swift Hex, a mini sized hexacopter that I designed and 3D printed, specifically for FPV. Its design was inspired by the Blackout Spider Hex, but seeing as it is currently unavailable, I decided to designed and make my own.

It is exactly 300mm motor to motor. It uses 37mm spacers, just because that is what I had lying around. I decided to use cheap ZMR 1806 motors, along with 5 x 3 props. It has a built-in vibration dampening system with earplug for the top-mounted Mobius Action Cam. 10amp SimonK ESCs and a Naze32 equivalent, the Flip32+ from Witespy power the system.

Rippin' it Up - Swift Hex (3 min 53 sec)


More information at: http://www.flitereport.com/swift-hex...ted-hex-frame/
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Old Jul 25, 2014, 03:38 AM
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Nice build, what infill you use to print it? I guess the plan are not for public? I'm thinking of making the blackout style hex too
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Old Jul 25, 2014, 04:35 AM
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0.4 infill. Yeah, the plans are not going to be public. I might start selling the frames on my site soon.

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Nice build, what infill you use to print it? I guess the plan are not for public? I'm thinking of making the blackout style hex too
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Old Dec 16, 2014, 04:05 AM
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Very cool! Question...you said it has earplugs for anti-vibration system. You actually use earplugs? If so, great idea and would like to use them for my rig. If not, me not so smart lol.
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Old Dec 16, 2014, 05:37 AM
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I did use earplugs with great results. No jello on the Mobius.

I've switched to those black vibration dampening balls now, had them lying around.
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I did use earplugs with great results. No jello on the Mobius.

I've switched to those black vibration dampening balls now, had them lying around.
Rodger that! I don't have the dampening balls. Plenty of earplugs. Thanks for the tip...no pun intended

Cool vids as well! Watched a bunch of them on your bio page. Now I know who to go to if i need fpv help hahahaha!
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