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Aug 22, 2019, 09:05 AM
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DutchRC Ripley - Ultimate 6S Freestyle FPV Quad


Halloa people

sooo yes.. allmost unbelievable but here is another build project from me.. I've been working (selecting parts etc) on this one for several months....
I am in the process of replacing my 4S (GepRC KHX5 Elegant) freestyle quads with fresh 6S versions in this thread I'll show you the "Why & How" of this project...

I'm actually going to start this story with 2 first flight tests!
Later on I'll tell you what parts I used and WHY I chose those......

DutchRC RIPLEY - Ultimate 6S Freestyle FPV Quad - P1: Test Flights (14 min 4 sec)


Parts list:

Frame: Speedybee 5" 225mm

Stack: Diatone Mamba F722S + 6S 4-in-1 Dshot1200 ESC

Motors v1: iFlight Xing 2207 1800kv

Motors v2: Racerstar SIC 2207 1888kv

Props: Gemfan Windancer 5043

FPV camera: Runcam Racer 2 black 2.1mm

FPV transmitter: Rush Tank VTX

Control receiver: FrSky R9mm

The lipo's I'll use: Gaoneng GNB 1100mah 6S 130C
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Aug 28, 2019, 09:03 AM
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Allright.. time for a bit more detail / info on this project then! Here is a quick (as quick as I can / want :P) overview of all the parts AND the why of those parts  

DutchRC RIPLEY - Ultimate 6S Freestyle FPV Quad - P2: PARTS USED (18 min 43 sec)
Sep 02, 2019, 09:34 AM
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And yes.. one of the first parts you select when starting a build-project is...

The quad's frame

SpeedyBee 5" Frame Review - DutchRC RIPLEY - Ultimate 6S Freestyle FPV Quad - P3 (22 min 4 sec)


wheelbase: 225mm
base thickness: 5mm arms
material(s): carbon fiber and alluminium
weight: 110 grams
chamfered edges: YES
clean: 100% clean
buzzer: nope
LED board: nope
battery strap: yes, stiched; anti slip; metal buckle
battery anti-skid pad: yes
Sep 10, 2019, 09:03 AM
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Sooooo obviously these freestylers need a BRAIN! And not just any.. I basically use F7's for all my quad builds.. Allso: I use Mamba / Diatone stacks in most cases.. 

Let's have a close look at the Mamba F722 Super Stack!  

Diatone Mamba F722S 6S STACK REVIEW - Ultimate 6S Freestyle FPV Quad - P4 (16 min 21 sec)


Specifications of the stack:
ESC size: 36.5 x 46.5 mm
FC size: 37.9 x 37.9 mm
mount: 30.5 x 30.5 mm mounting pattern
continuous A: 4 x 50 = 200A
BEC: 5V 2A & 9V 2A
peak A: 4 x 55 220A (10 seconds)
Voltage: max 6S ( 7.4V - 25V)
protocol: Dshot300 - 1200
ESC processor: 32 bit
stock BF version: 3.5.5
OSD: yes
flash: yes, 16 MB


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