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Posted by CO2X | May 19, 2017 @ 11:42 AM | 1,653 Views
Another fun build designed for acro practice flying. Platform is a bare ADS400QX platfrom and configured to fly sideways.
Not much to say and yes, it can fly acro with no problem.

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Posted by CO2X | May 06, 2017 @ 11:07 PM | 2,609 Views
Got this TALON HEX platform catching dust and doing nothing , with some parts on hand I have it converted into a TRI. Simple and very easy conversion and clean build with the HC KK2.1.5 fc.

Here are some close-up pix .
Maiden video on 3S.

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Posted by CO2X | Apr 23, 2017 @ 08:57 PM | 21,379 Views
Here is another simple project for everyone can build. It's a Tricopter Boomtwist yaw system with a 2nd servo installed to drive the 2 front motors to tilt forward and back on Elevator stick command. This system has given the platform the next level performance and making it more fun to fly.

Bearings are used to give the smoothest boom action , 2 in the front and 2 for the yaw system, using a 16mm Carbon Fiber tube to make the platform light as possible with a twin custom cut Aluminum frame. NEW Sunnysky X2212-13 KV980 to get the best motor performance driven by Maytec 20A BL Heli fw (Mini ESC's). Glass Fiber motor mounts and TGY 225MG Metal gear servos. Mini KK2.1.5 . with RC911 R4 SL MIX Fw. Can fly with 3S and 4S lipo.

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Posted by CO2X | Feb 09, 2017 @ 12:53 PM | 3,338 Views
Here is a kind of quad that I was so fascinated since it came out on the market. It's PARTICULARLY on how it fly on FFF straight horizontally.One might think that it's because of it's tilting motors but, NO. It's all about how it's been set-up on your TX and not because of what FC you are using.This is where the TARANIS Tx comes in, where the sky is the limit when it comes to special programming.

Here is the kit :

http://vectorquads.vfmcorp.com/us_en...250v1-kit.html

VECTORQuads recommends to use an FC that I have ZERO Knowledge like those Naze or Flip fc's and they provide the -how to guide- to program them and this is the part that I was devastated . I have concentrated on the KK2's on this hobby and have like 5-10% failure since I started last 2012. I really want to build one so I tried my luck to look for guidance and help on YT and thinking this Naze/Flip fc's will be a challenge for me.

With LUCK on my side, the first person that I contacted for help which happened to be on my YT Circle of subscribers offered to help and I was so amazed that he (Moochasas) even made a Taranis tx programming video for me. What an AMAZING GUY. Without his video,I am surely still out there in the dark on this project.

PROBLEM:
Moochasas recommend to use the FLIP32 F4 fc and with my zero knowledge on it, I was like this is a BIG problem and I really need to learn it if I want this project to be successful.

DON'T QUIT:
There MUST be a way around it and use my KK2's fc knowledge in
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Posted by CO2X | Jan 28, 2017 @ 10:08 PM | 3,586 Views
As much as I really like TRICOPTERS , my favorite is the BOOMTWIST Style yaw system. It's more smoother and precise and this one is no exception. The 16mm CARBON FIBER tail boom goes and ride into a DUAL 16mm ID bearings and with New SunnySKYV2216-12 KV 800 motors making it one of the most smooth flying machine and with 10" Carbon Fiber props, it's just perfect.

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VIDEO: Will follow soon.

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Posted by CO2X | Jan 17, 2017 @ 01:11 PM | 3,039 Views
Bought this kit a waaayy lonngg time ago and remembered it after a friend of mine (Blacky's Boy)posted his unit in the " Show me your Tricopter" thread. Hunt for it and found it and built it. Really interesting platform, it's one of those boomtwist system that the whole tail boom rotate....I think you know what I mean.

Close-up pix & Maiden video:




Maiden flight killing the MINI KK2.....pushing it. Not a bad crashed but, the fc was slammed to the cement.

Maiden:

BROCOPTER....the day I killed a MINI KK2.1.5- RIP (2 min 53 sec)


UPDATE:

BROCOPTER * ALIVE AGAIN...flying & crashing comes like a KIT .... (2 min 48 sec)
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Posted by CO2X | Dec 26, 2016 @ 05:01 PM | 3,743 Views
Yes, I lied 'bout the last 2016 build. I was just bored and was having extra time for some build on Christmas Day and with the some SunnySky X2207S 2100 KV and some MAYTech Mini 20 A Esc' on hand it's just a perfect mixture for a new mini tri. This is a forgotten TRI frame on hand and just did a modification on the front boom into a 16mm carbon fiber and it did work pretty well.

Don't take my word for it....just see the pix and maiden video and judge by yourself.

SPECS:
KK2.1.5 Mini RC911 R4 SL-MIX Fw / SunnySKY X2207S Kv2100 / MAYTech Mini 20A BL Heli esc's / 6 " Props / TGY Mini SERVO 9018 MG

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Posted by CO2X | Dec 10, 2016 @ 09:24 PM | 3,626 Views
Here is an idea that came out from nowhere and I was totally ready to fail and accept failure but, to my surprised-it did flew with a day worth of patience. I made /built a TowerTRICOPTER a while back and it did flew....and why not build a TOWERQuad , right ?

With more time to tweak this one, this should be a nice and fun flyer. This will be the last build (maybe) for 2016 and hope 2017 will bring more interesting ideas for me and for all of us to enjoy.

Here are some close-up pix....maiden will follow.

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Posted by CO2X | Dec 03, 2016 @ 10:53 PM | 3,871 Views
My friends at BANGGOOD.COM sent me this little super cool nano hexcopter.
This JJRC H20 is a really nice and a very stable platform with lots of fun options from 360 flips , 3 mode Dual rates, Headless mode and more.
I have lots of positive on this short review and I will upload a flying test video soon.

This are what's in the box :

Posted by CO2X | Nov 26, 2016 @ 11:15 PM | 3,729 Views
Here is a weekend fun build of a 14 inches mini tricopter made out of laying around catching dust parts.
She is a screamer and I think it's flying ok with RC911 R4 SL MIX with ALL DEFAULT settings xcept the SS are all bump up for acro flying and sensor settings to 2000.

SPECS and MAIDEN Video:

Mini KK2.1.5 RC911 SL MIX R4 Firmware
SunnySKY X2204S-16 Kv: 2300
RTFQ 12Amps Simon K ESC's
GWS 3Blade 6"
TGY 90S Digital MG Servo
Modified Platform/16mm CF Boom
Posted by CO2X | Nov 09, 2016 @ 03:27 PM | 3,892 Views
This original creation of mine has been evolving from DJI style arms to Aluminum frame and now this CARBON FIBER Version using a TALON Hex platform and the best of all, this is tuned for ACRO FLYING with Horizon Mode alike fw by RC911 R4.
Using affordable electronics from HK and all the fun building it and flying it is what this hobby is all about.

Here are some close-up pix & maiden video....


Posted by CO2X | Oct 20, 2016 @ 02:20 PM | 4,134 Views
Here is my version of a CHINOOK SCALE ALUM. BODY with a MINI KK2.1.5 FC. It's a challenge to build and servo placement was a little tricky but,possible and I thinks it's working.

Here are some closed-up pix and tuning video.
Posted by CO2X | Sep 28, 2016 @ 02:34 PM | 12,037 Views
Another fun project and a fun flyer. Can't hold myself to build a 4th version.
PLEASE SEE YouTUBE video discription for the specs.

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Posted by CO2X | Sep 09, 2016 @ 03:46 PM | 4,462 Views
Just having fun with this interesting project with NO application in mind. Got inspired by You Tube's MClay, a really smart builder .
This is my version which is not even close to near perfect but,it shows that it's possible and we can save lots of $$$$ if we can make this project in perfect smooth spinning motion.
Lower motor stops early due to a drag for the bearings on the hub is mis-aligned .Needs precision drilling to obtain a perfect no drag action.

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Posted by CO2X | Aug 21, 2016 @ 01:11 AM | 4,660 Views
Here is another fun project. A BIGger version of my KK2.1 CHINOOK. At 22 inches MTM , it's something more fun to fly.

Platform:
Aluminum double stage body with GLASS Fiber boom and wooden tip for servo level platform.
Motors:
TURNIGY D2836/9 950 Kv 3s-4s
Servos:
TGY -225MG Analog metal gears.
FC:
Mini KK2.1 RC911 R4 SL-MIX
Props:
GF 10" White

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Posted by CO2X | Jul 28, 2016 @ 03:17 PM | 5,335 Views
PURPOSE FOR THIS PROJECT:

TO PROVE IF THE KK2.0 / KK2.1 / KK2.1.5 SINGLECOPTER 1M-4S DEFAULT MOTOR LAY-OUT AND FIRMWARE IS TRUE AND DO FLY.

RESULT : SUCCESS

I jump on this project with ZERO KNOWLEDGE ON VTOL....so don't shoot me down.

I was thinking this is a simple project but, I am having issues and taking longer to set-up....LOL.

I am a newbie on this kind of platform and NOT SURE if this design of mine is capable of flying.

UPDATE:
It tries to hover but, the whole platform spins on the air and I HAVE NO CONTROL of it.

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Posted by CO2X | Jul 03, 2016 @ 10:46 PM | 15,742 Views
Just another boring project to kill the 3 days 4th of July weekend and surprisingly she was done in a day.

NAME : BACKNBLACK DUAL-BICOPTER

Specs:
KK2.1 MINI/RC911 R4 FW
SUNNYSKY X2212-13 KV:980 II MOTORS
HK 20A SIMON K ESC'S
9 " GF NYLON Props
TGY-225MG Metal servos
PLATFORM : 450 HELI BODY /
WOOD&Metal Booms/ CF Fins


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Posted by CO2X | Jun 24, 2016 @ 08:15 PM | 6,545 Views
I was really having fun with this build that I can't help but build a second one....and it fly amazingly the second time around.

I like the look of open and expose electronics so no plan of making a body for this one too.

SPECS:

KK2.1 / RC911 -R4 FW
2X- TURNIGY D2830/11 1000KV MOTORS
2X- HK 20A SIMON K's ESC's
2X- TGY-225MG Metal GEARS Servos
2X-GF Nylon 8" Props
1X- HOMEMADE WOOD CHINOOK Frame

NOTE : BOTH build has the same specs and props is up to your liking but, I recommend 8" on the 1000kv motors.

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Posted by CO2X | Jun 18, 2016 @ 01:23 PM | 6,365 Views
Just another KK2.1 fun project to share.
The KK2 FC has been branded as a dirt cheap particular FC but,with it's capabilities ,it can give more fun compared to all those pricey fc's.The KK2 is designed for flying, from acro to project like this and if you are really up to it , custom mixes are like endless.

.....and this CO2X KK2.1 CHINOOK is born.

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Posted by CO2X | May 22, 2016 @ 06:05 PM | 6,406 Views
Building TRICOPTERS for some are really a challenge due to, you have to deal with servo and the annoying yaw system but, NO , YOU DON'T NEED A SERVO & YAW MECHANISM at all.
On this project , I have this platform on a tricopter configuration and I have eliminated the servo and the yaw system and created a custom KK2.1 mixes to fly like a Tricopter.
No more servo to strip on a crash and no more fixing of that annoying yaw system.

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