View Poll Results: Which quadrocopters and/or tricopters do you fly?
Aeroquad 220 6.49%
Alien Jump Jet 49 1.45%
Alien Saucer 35 1.03%
Draganflyer DF-IV 35 1.03%
Draganflyer DF-V TI 24 0.71%
Draganflyer Experimental Brushless (Spectrolutions) 39 1.15%
Draganflyer X6 32 0.94%
Quadpowered 285 8.40%
Microdrone 59 1.74%
Mikrokopter V1.0-ME 104 3.07%
Mikrokopter V1.0-ME with NAVI 195 5.75%
Mini-Mixer quadrocopter 50 1.47%
Mini-Mixer tricopter 31 0.91%
Self-build quadrocopter flight board/firmware 1,639 48.33%
Self-build tricopter flight board/firmware 794 23.41%
UAVP 76 2.24%
UAVP-NG 26 0.77%
UAVX 76 2.24%
Walkera UFO #4 35 1.03%
Walkera UFO #5 47 1.39%
Walkera UFO #8 40 1.18%
X-BL 34 1.00%
X-BL FunPilot 25 0.74%
X-BL Autopilot, ReasearchPilot, Hornet, Hummingbird, Falcon 14 0.41%
X-UFO 69 2.03%
Y-UFO LA Heli 25 0.74%
Y-UAVP 18 0.53%
Y-UAVX 30 0.88%
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Aug 25, 2010, 05:00 PM
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Something for the commercial gallery:
http://www.procerusuav.com/productsGroundControl.php
Pricey...
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Aug 25, 2010, 05:34 PM
Tri-Quad-Hexa-Octo-copters!!
Norbert,
Very pricey
Cheers,
Jim
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Originally Posted by kinderkram
Something for the commercial gallery:
http://www.procerusuav.com/productsGroundControl.php
Pricey...
Aug 25, 2010, 06:51 PM
My name is Tom
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$5000 for a control board!!!! That'a a typo, right? Added a zero on by mistake.

Tom.
Aug 26, 2010, 12:02 AM
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OH - very expensive. 5000 for lots of things on that page...
Aug 27, 2010, 03:57 AM
Microdrone UAV operator
I'm a Microdrone flyer :-)
MD4-200& MD4-1000
Sep 01, 2010, 07:17 AM
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Vibration Dampening Hard Drive Screws

4 for $1.49

($5.15 shipping via priority regardless of quantity)
Sep 01, 2010, 07:51 AM
Tri-Quad-Hexa-Octo-copters!!
Added to Vibration Solutions section.
Thanks and Cheers,
Jim
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Originally Posted by sonicj
Vibration Dampening Hard Drive Screws

4 for $1.49

($5.15 shipping via priority regardless of quantity)
Sep 02, 2010, 02:02 AM
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More commercial frames


They look good.
They look solid.
They are pricey.

Droidworx from Australia:
http://www.droidworx.com.au/shop/ind...id=2&Itemid=53
Sep 02, 2010, 05:20 AM
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Great information.......Thank you very much!!......
Sep 02, 2010, 10:02 AM
Tri-Quad-Hexa-Octo-copters!!
@Trina
Thanks and you are welcome!
@Norbert
Is there a level above "pricey"!!??
Cheers,
Jim
Sep 02, 2010, 11:47 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jesolins
@Trina
Thanks and you are welcome!
@Norbert
Is there a level above "pricey"!!??
Cheers,
Jim
Hey, it's not my fault!
I didn't make the prices. Only found them on the net...

My posts are only meant for informational purposes. I don't say you'll have to buy all those million-dollar-babies.
Sep 04, 2010, 08:45 PM
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i think i want to pursue building a frame based on 12mm tubing since i fly a number of 450's... i pretty much know how i want to construct the center hub, but im uncertain on how to best mount the motors. im not committed to any particular motor yet. undecided on tri or quad as well. so.... any pointers on how to terminate the motor end of 12mm trex booms? cheers!
-sj
Sep 05, 2010, 02:23 AM
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Yes - there is a very simple and effective way to mount your motors to tubes that involves U-shaped pieces of alloy

If I only can find them pictures...
Last edited by UndCon; Sep 05, 2010 at 02:46 AM.
Sep 07, 2010, 07:21 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by UndCon
Yes - there is a very simple and effective way to mount your motors to tubes that involves U-shaped pieces of alloy

If I only can find them pictures...
You mean this one?
http://aeroquad.com/content.php?115

There's also a similar thread here at RCG which I didn't find...
Sep 07, 2010, 08:38 AM
Tri-Quad-Hexa-Octo-copters!!
I would recommend the pinch block method of attaching the arms to the center piece and for the motor mounts. It is much quicker and easier to replace arms and motors using the pinch blocks on all arm materials.
Cheers,
Jim


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