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Posted by Phonascus | Jun 02, 2013 @ 06:10 PM | 3,316 Views
This is going to be my first build in a long time. Basically, my return to the hobby.

I got out of the RC hobby about seven or so years ago for various reasons. I have always meant to get back to it, but never had the resources (time/money) to invest and the longer I put it off, the more busy other parts of life became. Things have changed recently (all for the better (maybe more on that later)) and I have more of the resources needed.

I've only ever built flown/driven nitro RC (if you don't count toys)...a heli...planes...cars...so, I have to learn about batteries too (we didn't use lipos last I was here).

I've placed a couple of orders from HK (that was an education in itself) and a purchased several items from my LHS (they have a very small multi-rotor dept and actually recommended I get some parts online even though they aren't a small store).

Alright, enough background. Here's the current (major) parts list:

FC: KK2.0 (from my LHS - cheaper than HK!)
Frame: Hobbyking Y650 Scorpion Glass Fiber Multi-Rotor Frame 650mm
Gimbal: Hobbyking Y650 Scorpion Glass Fiber Pan/Tilt Camera Mount
Motors: D2830-11 1000kv Brushless Motor (x6)
ESCs: Turnigy dlux 30A SBEC Brushless Speed Controller w/Data Logging (x6)
Battery: Turnigy nano-tech 3300mah 3S 45~90C
Props: Slow Fly Electric Prop 1045SF (both directions - green and black)
Misc: Data logger box for the DLUX ESCs and the Turnigy Accucel-6 charger.
Various connectors, wires, harnesses from my LHS.
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