Watermelonfish

By IcarusIX on Mar 22, 2018

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Chopped up Shendrones Corgi. Not much to it. Reliable basher quad- as fast as I want it to be for messing around and flies well overall. I like the overall design but I rarely fly with a hd cam so I just chopped the vertical plates a little. Results in very little exposed vulnerable bits like the camera, antenna and battery. the vert plates are kinda heavy and, in the way that i'm using them, kinda redundant for design and material use so Ill sketch and print up a nicer pod later. Its a mildly challenging build, for those considering it, if you're using a separate pdb, vtx, fc and escs because of its tiny build room but i'm sure that its easy enough with integrated/smaller components like a 4in1 esc. Also, electrical tape is the single best thing. (flying weight without battery is about 340g for those who care. (not me))

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Part List

Frame

Corgi (3 builds)
Shendrones.myshopify.com
$110.00

Flight Controller

Matek F405-OSD BetaFlight STM32F405 Flight Controller Built-in OSD Inverter for SBUS Input (101 builds)
Banggood.com
$27.99

ESCs

Favourite FVT LittleBee Spring 30A ESC Blheli_S Dshot OPTO 2-6S Mulitshot Oneshot for RC Drone FPV Racing (16 builds)
Banggood.com
$15.88

ESCs

2 x FVT LittleBee 30A ESC 2-6S BLHeli Supports OneShot125 For RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (8 builds)
Banggood.com
$29.64

ESCs

Spedix IS30 2-4s Lipo DSHOT_600 BLHeli_S 30a ESC (4 builds)
Oashobby.com
$11.95

Motors

2 x DYS SE2205-2300KV Hollow Shaft Race Edition (CCW) (2 builds)
Hobbyking.com
$19.98

Motors

2 x Emax RS2205-2300 2205 2300KV Racing Edition CW/CCW Motor for RC Drone FPV Racing (84 builds)
Banggood.com
$25.98

Propellers

HQ 5x4.3x3 V1S (2CW+2CCW) PC **Choose Color** (375 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$3.69

FPV Camera

RunCam Swift Rotor Riot Special Edition IR Block - Black (144 builds)
Getfpv.com
$35.99

FPV Transmitter

Matek 5.8G 40CH 25/200/500mW switchable Video Transmitter VTX-HV with 5V/1A BEC Output (94 builds)
Banggood.com
$29.95

Antenna

Menace RC - Raptor Antenna - RHCP (34 builds)
Readymaderc.com
$9.99

Receiver

Lemon Rx DSMX Compatible Satellite (21 builds)
Readymaderc.com
$11.10

Batteries

FPVracing.ch (3 builds)
Fpvracing.ch
$38.00

Power Distribution

Matek FCHUB-6S Hub Power Distribution Board 5V & 10V BEC Built-in 184A Current Sensor for RC Drone (90 builds)
Banggood.com
$9.99

Misc Parts

Panasonic 1000uF 35V Low ESR Capacitor for ESC Noise Reduction (108 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$1.49

Misc Parts

3 x 10M Electrical Insulating Tape Household Electrical Adhesive Tape (3 builds)
Banggood.com
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kwadkenstine   Jun 03, 2019  

I dig it ,Youve got a brain lad , post some more of your stuff ,its interesting.

IcarusIX   Jun 03, 2019 
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Thank you, so is your stuff, I'll hopefully post more in a few month when I'll get a chance to post a lot. I post a fraction of what I do normally but that might change soon :)

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