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Old Jan 23, 2012, 08:47 PM
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My FlameWheel 450 Quad


Hi guys.
Working on the 450 Quad frame.
Build log to come.
Will start with MWII - then maybe try the DJI

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Old Jan 24, 2012, 05:20 AM
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One of the cleanest, tidiest and "I want one" installation I have ever seen
Old Jan 24, 2012, 10:30 AM
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Thanks.
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Old Jan 24, 2012, 02:06 PM
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Very tidy installation, what motors and ESCs do you use and do you have an external UBEC?
Old Jan 24, 2012, 07:09 PM
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Avroto 2217 800kv motors, APC balanced props, 18A PLUSH esc's, no bec - just the DJI power module (does bec and more).

Testflight went GREAT. All is working excellent. GPS position good, but had trouble some times in the ~10m radius play. Could it be that it was very cloudy (almost rain) night ? Does it affect GPS ?
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Old Jan 24, 2012, 11:24 PM
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Very nice build!! "just hit add to cart" - that was funny. What does "10m radius play" mean? 10 miles, meters?
Old Jan 24, 2012, 11:57 PM
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Avroto 2217 800kv motors, APC balanced props, 18A PLUSH esc's, no bec - just the DJI power module (does bec and more).

Testflight went GREAT. All is working excellent. GPS position good, but had trouble some times in the ~10m radius play. Could it be that it was very cloudy (almost rain) night ? Does it affect GPS ?
Thanks for the input, I'm waiting for my X650 to arrive but it won't be here before the end of next week because of the chinese new year holiday.
Since I want the Wookong on it, I've ordered a barebone X650 with only the motors, propellers & ESCs.
As the ESCs are not compatible with the Wookong module, I ordered 4 Turnigy 18A Plush to replace them, hope they are rated for the motors that come with the X650.
I got my quad here: http://www.myrcmodel.com/index.php?m...oducts_id=2427
Old Jan 25, 2012, 01:53 AM
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Very nice build!! "just hit add to cart" - that was funny. What does "10m radius play" mean? 10 miles, meters?
10m radius.

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Thanks for the input, I'm waiting for my X650 to arrive but it won't be here before the end of next week because of the chinese new year holiday.
Since I want the Wookong on it, I've ordered a barebone X650 with only the motors, propellers & ESCs.
As the ESCs are not compatible with the Wookong module, I ordered 4 Turnigy 18A Plush to replace them, hope they are rated for the motors that come with the X650.
I got my quad here: http://www.myrcmodel.com/index.php?m...oducts_id=2427
Good luck - post pics when it is assembled.
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Old Jan 25, 2012, 01:55 AM
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10m radius.


Good luck - post pics when it is assembled.
Will do.
Old Jan 25, 2012, 06:50 AM
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Look what I just receive.
I got this deal for 849 euros shipped.



Shall I start the built now or wait at least one more week for the X650 frame?
Old Jan 25, 2012, 07:15 AM
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Very nice build!! "just hit add to cart" - that was funny. What does "10m radius play" mean? 10 miles, meters?
10 meters!

I have no issue with "add to cart", I do it all the time
It's the annoying thing that comes after that.
Old Jan 25, 2012, 11:19 AM
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me too. The spanking by the wife...
Old Jan 25, 2012, 11:37 AM
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Everyone here have a same prob.
Old Jan 25, 2012, 11:46 AM
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Shall I start the built now or wait at least one more week for the X650 frame?
If you got the ESC's, motors and props in the Flame wheel kit, I would start now.
Old Jan 25, 2012, 11:57 AM
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If you got the ESC's, motors and props in the Flame wheel kit, I would start now.
I don't have any of the above.
Do you program your quad as a heli or as an airplane?


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