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Posted by nickburns | Dec 19, 2017 @ 11:38 PM | 1,742 Views
FullSpeed revamps the original to make the "Lite". Lite in this case means fast, more agile and unguarded. Still brushless, still 1s, and still fun.

Get custom order options like turtle mode, camera mount color options at the link in the order "remark".
BeeBee66-Lite http://bit.ly/2oEWSz6
%5 discount on orders over $50 with code FSD-XCNVQ
Code is good until 2/1/2018. Code can be used multiple times.

BB66 lite - FullSpeedRC (13 min 36 sec)

Posted by nickburns | Dec 13, 2017 @ 12:56 AM | 2,243 Views
Don't mistake this BabyHawk for its previously released namesake. This version has power, Foxeer ccd cam, buzzer, osd, a fancy canopy and replaceable arms. This beauty is a bit on the heavy side for a micro keeping the flight times a bit low, making a quality battery all that more important (batteries linked below video).

BabyHawk R - EMAX - 2inch front runner? (22 min 8 sec)


Note: Not tuned, but rather "input" from pilots..

BabyHawk R
PiroFlip Frsky http://bit.ly/2jB6gSG
PiroFlip PNF http://bit.ly/2z36Cqh
Banggood http://bit.ly/2z2PoJp

GNB Batteries
Goodventuredrones.com
GNB 3s 450mah http://bit.ly/2ygQ1eK
GNB 3s 550mah http://bit.ly/2jRoHPT

Banggood
GNB 3s 450 http://bit.ly/2y3yc3W
GNB 3s 550 http://bit.ly/2wW6lFi
Posted by nickburns | Dec 13, 2017 @ 12:51 AM | 1,947 Views
This time an indoor flyer from the well known FullSpeedRC. The BeeBee 66, as you will see in the video is a quick indoor quad using the sunny sky 703 ballbearing motors. Additional performance can be gained by removing the 3d printed pod and securing the all in one camera with a bit of double sided foam tape. The only feature missing is a buzzer, which to many wouldn't be of use with indoor flight.

BeeBee 66 - FullSpeedRC (11 min 27 sec)


BeeBee 66 http://bit.ly/2jK5YoD
Batteries
BetaFPV http://amzn.to/2jbmXkg
GNB 450mah http://amzn.to/2AsjnJQ
Posted by nickburns | Dec 13, 2017 @ 12:46 AM | 1,736 Views
Using a combination of their own components this 3inch is a burner. The two items lacking are the HD cam mount might be a bit fragile and the props a bit dated.

If your early in your FPV experience don't be put off by the speed in the video. Anyone can start on 4s or 3s, lower the camera angle and find a nice open field.

If your well experienced, strap on a pack and let it rip.

HGLRC XJB145 (17 min 50 sec)


HGLRC XJB145 http://bit.ly/2zCiw8o
Tattu Battery http://bit.ly/2gRsRFF
Actuna Antenna http://bit.ly/2ixhO97

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Posted by nickburns | Dec 10, 2017 @ 01:20 AM | 1,304 Views
The sparrow has "fit and finish" next to none. Camera angles printed along the vertical pod mounts, antenna tubes, battery mounting gummy, quality HGLRC F4 stack, RunCam Micro Swift 2, powerful 1408 motors and a case. While the Micro Swift 2 features an OSD, I think its a miss to not include the flight controller with an OSD. FC OSD provides very useful flight information we can't get from the camera OSD.

Its powerful and fun to fly. As 3inch models come "en vogue" this should be included in your RTF shopping list.

GepRC MX3 Sparrow (10 min 44 sec)


MX3 Sparrow http://bit.ly/2ip0F1h

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Posted by nickburns | Dec 10, 2017 @ 01:12 AM | 1,325 Views
The big brother to the tiny 6 the Tiny 7 frame is likely more durable and can house larger 7mm motors which will provide more thrust. A really good starter drone for someone in your life. As with many KingKong quads it does not feature an OSD, to me that is a large oversight in the market. The Tiny 7 features a fully programmable flight controller and the ability to use with many micro receivers to fly with your favorite controller.

KingKong LDARC tiny7 (13 min 13 sec)


Tiny 7 http://bit.ly/2Ae2zbw
Use SALE10 for 10% off any order.
Posted by nickburns | Dec 10, 2017 @ 01:08 AM | 1,254 Views
The Toad 90 is a rare quad in that it doesn't require tuning to fly well. Of course we can tune it to make it fly even better, but as I said, not required. The 5 bladed props make the quad feel like your driving in the air, it tracks very well. But with that many blades the props are very inefficient. If flight time is your goal change the props out with fewer bladed props.

Furibee Toad90 (13 min 26 sec)


Toad90 http://bit.ly/2zFL57A
Leader120 http://bit.ly/2wXp0OG

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Posted by nickburns | Dec 10, 2017 @ 01:03 AM | 1,178 Views
Just in time for Christmas a fun little "toy" quad that emits music as it flies. When the season has passed we can remove the speaker and add an fpv all in one for some fpv fun.

SantaQuad E011C (15 min 22 sec)


Santa Quad: http://bit.ly/2mcQP3E
Posted by nickburns | Dec 10, 2017 @ 01:00 AM | 1,138 Views
If your looking at SPC Maker products, this is the only one worth purchasing. The others I have reviewed have serious faults that make them either unflyable or require the components to be transferred to another frame. This one too has a slight fault, the vibrations are serious enough to require a looser tune.

I will not be posting the other SPC Maker products to this blog, if your interested in seeing the faults please see my channel http://youtube.com/nickburnsrc

SPCMaker 95GF (14 min 35 sec)


SPCMaker 95GF http://bit.ly/2jfdag5
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Posted by nickburns | Nov 17, 2017 @ 11:46 AM | 1,597 Views
The Furibee version of the lizard has come to market. How does it compare? Well the quality control has some issues. Mine camera burned out before the first flight, the out of box antenna mounting is flawed and the fpv camera was not wired to the OSD....which the flight controller has. Outside of these issues the vehicle flies very well, its has good puchouts/thrust but not the best I have seen, fpv camera angle change be changed and with the right battery the legs provide landing protection.

Furibee Q95 (9 min 35 sec)


Q95:http://bit.ly/2m4qaGa
GNB battery I flew with: http://bit.ly/2m3G4Rj

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Posted by nickburns | Nov 17, 2017 @ 11:39 AM | 1,511 Views
One of the firs sub micros to offer a micro ccd camera under $170. Although the specs indicate 2s and 3s compatible, I am not certain 3s is going to viable long term. My machine after approximately 15 flights started to suffer from shorter and shorter flight times. At this time after more than 30 flights, the flight time is less than one minute before low voltage is indicated. I did test to ensure the voltage sensor is reporting accurately.

QAV105 - A 2S! (10 min 9 sec)


QAV105 http://bit.ly/2hgbcuW

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Posted by nickburns | Nov 17, 2017 @ 11:08 AM | 1,416 Views
Most of us start with a pair of box goggles due to the high price of goggles. While box goggles are generally serviceable for most, some due to vision or eye strain cannot use them. Others prefer the mobility of these smaller goggles or the ability to add a specific receiver. In the video below I discuss my thoughts and experience having used box goggles and three popular smaller goggles.

Its time to buy Goggles, Can't get ANY cheaper! (22 min 5 sec)


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Aomway Commander http://bit.ly/2lQknUL
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Brushed "Racer" sale: http://bit.ly/2iQ2ofR

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Posted by nickburns | Nov 17, 2017 @ 11:02 AM | 1,552 Views
This is likely the best deal on a 4s capable 3inch quad. 3 inch quads are in right now, I expect this category to gain momentum. The tall stack of the x140 limits the prop fpv view. Having a stretched arm design allow the vehicle to set its forward angle with ease and decrease the amount of input on the roll axis, both good for fast forward flight (Racing). Additional speed and thrust can likely be gained with higher pitched props. I like to stay light and agile and thus prefer to fly with a light 450mah 4s battery, in this case I used a Tattu battery.

Furibee x140 - PNP $115 (17 min 43 sec)


x140 PNP http://bit.ly/2zlAY8M
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Posted by nickburns | Nov 09, 2017 @ 09:18 AM | 1,762 Views
Crazy price on a good quad
BFight 210 for $99 only 100
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coupon: BFight2107
Posted by nickburns | Nov 09, 2017 @ 01:39 AM | 1,906 Views
Brushed whoops can be good safe fun. The "pro" kit comes with a radio for no fuss charging and flying. The radio and flight controller also come with modes selected and labeled, making it super easy to understand. The 250mah batteries provide a nice longer than normal whoop flight without adding to much weight. The only deficiency is the charger requires a battery, which requires another charger. The Tiny 6 also comes without the radio and 4 batteries.

KingKong Tiny 6 (14 min 33 sec)


Tiny 6 kit http://bit.ly/2xyWEcL
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Brushless "Racer" sale: http://bit.ly/2iQpqDw
Brushed "Racer" sale: http://bit.ly/2iQ2ofR

Furibee coupons and sales: http://bit.ly/2yi590v
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Posted by nickburns | Nov 09, 2017 @ 01:32 AM | 1,782 Views
This video is a general discussion of items not fitting neatly into any one product specific video. On YT this video has been well received.


Frames
Quattuor V2
http://bit.ly/2lgxjTo
tlas 130X 130mm
http://bit.ly/2zC7hwj

Motors
RCX RS1407 4100KV
http://bit.ly/2yKYX0u
SunnySky R1406 4000KV
http://bit.ly/2zPeY2S
HGLRC FLAME 1104 7500KV
http://bit.ly/2xoimQU
Realacc Orange85 1106 6000KV
http://bit.ly/2i3mQ99
DYS BE1104 7000KV
http://bit.ly/2yPWRvT
Brotherhobby Returner R3 1106 7100kv Brushless Motor
http://bit.ly/2gIUNiF
Brotherhobby Returner R3 1106 5100kv Brushless Motor
http://bit.ly/2y7qhSa

Props
RotorX RX 3025 T-style
http://bit.ly/2y3XLFT
RotorX Triblade RX 3044T
http://bit.ly/2y58Uq0
RotorX Triblade RX 3044TX
http://bit.ly/2z6uOZR
RaceKraft 3041 Clear Smoke 4-Blade
http://bit.ly/2lhuVM3
RaceKraft 5051 Tri-Blade
http://bit.ly/2yJRBdF
RaceKraft 3076 Clear Smoke 3-Blade
http://bit.ly/2z6KlJj
Lumenier 3x4x3 V2
http://bit.ly/2gD4Fqh
Racerstar 2435PRO
http://bit.ly/2i4Km5n

Batteries
Gaoneng GNB 7.4V 450mAh 2S 80C/160C
http://bit.ly/2y4AxiQ
Gaoneng GNB 7.4V 350mAh 80C 2S
http://bit.ly/2izPJ0k

FPV Camera
RunCam Micro Swift
http://bit.ly/2z6Qk0F

vTx
Eachine VTX02
http://bit.ly/2ySXjcR

Realacc Fire Retardant Lipo Battery Bag
http://bit.ly/2z6vHlr
Posted by nickburns | Oct 22, 2017 @ 12:59 AM | 2,438 Views
The EV800 Pro box goggles checks many of the feature boxes. This form and function comes in more than one brand. The goggles are comfortable and the end load of the weight distribution doesn't add discofort. The screen is large and immersive and clear...even for me, a glasses wearer (my prescription is very light). The main feature is tested in the video below...reception!
EV800Pro - RedPawz (19 min 17 sec)

EV800Pro http://bit.ly/2hQGS6t
Coupon: EV800PRO
Posted by nickburns | Oct 14, 2017 @ 03:42 PM | 2,243 Views
I have below posted a number of sales and coupon codes. I believe these will only work in North America, but give them a try if your interested.
...Continue Reading
Posted by nickburns | Oct 13, 2017 @ 01:46 AM | 1,976 Views
Top notch carbon fiber
12amp DSHOT 4 in 1 ESC
F3 with OSD
1106 6000kv motors.
It comes with an AIO cmos, but can natively accommodate a RunCam Micro.
Strider x2 http://bit.ly/2i8aG2x

iFlight Strider x2 Stretch 122mm (20 min 10 sec)

Posted by nickburns | Oct 05, 2017 @ 01:11 AM | 1,928 Views
The Fighter 130 is another fine offering from FullSpeedRC. With 1106 motors and 3 inch props the quad can be power hungry, using a quality battery will be key to flight enjoyment. This quad while not as good overall as the Leader 120 is fast and has throttle response unlike other micro quads. Huge punch outs and good hang time will allow you explore larger acrobatic flight. I would encourage you to change the jst battery lead for an xt30, which will open the battery options.

Fighter130 http://bit.ly/2xLNAlT

Fighter 130 (11 min 10 sec)