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Old Sep 17, 2012, 11:16 PM
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 04:41 PM
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Beautiful build man i have a naza f450 and its not ideal for fpv so im gonna purchase the ht fpv any pointers or dislikes or reccomendations for that matter about that bad boy what escs are you runnin
Old Nov 15, 2012, 02:03 AM
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Beautiful build man i have a naza f450 and its not ideal for fpv so im gonna purchase the ht fpv any pointers or dislikes or reccomendations for that matter about that bad boy what escs are you runnin
Hey matix,

Thanks for the nice words. I will tell you I was a little disappointed with the HT-FPV frame. I say was because I dis-assembled it after 30 flights to build a TBS Discovery quad. The dislikes were really that the HT-FPV frame is very flexible and seemed to amplify vibration from the NTM motors. I spent a huge amount of time balancing motors and props and still, it had this issue. Frustrating because I like the look, the size and the low profile. The frame is for sale for $50. It does have a 1/16" plywood stiffener glued to the bottom because the camera mount was too flexible for my liking. There is no damage to any frame part except the screws are a little worn.

The TBS Discovery frame is now $5 more ($100 without the voltage regulator) and I think it is much more solid. I have no vibration problems, it has very clean embedded wiring for power and the reciever and the DJI arms are inexpensive and easy to change if needed. I have about 20 flights so far and love it. The ESC's I am using are 25A SimonK flashed customs I bought from "saabguyspg" here on RCGroups.

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