Watermelon RAD-X

By Doobie52 on Jun 26, 2018

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There's nothing like some cool watermelon on a hot summer day! This is the RAD-X frame that came back in April's KwadBox. It's a single 4mm bottom plate, with a 2mm top plate designed by the crew over at XHover. I dropped the original standoffs from 30mm down to 25mm and loaded it up with the parts in the list below. This is my first time using a set of Hyperlite motors and they seem really nice so far. The 30a ESCs are from Hobbywing now running the latest version of BLHeli_32 with some custom startup music. The motors run nice and smooth on DShot1200. The DYS F4 Pro is running the latest version of ButterFlight. The 3D printed parts are from Brain3D and they never disappoint. This is also my first time using a Mach2 VTX from RDQ. So far it seems just as nice as the Tramps I've used in all my other builds. I really liked being able to mount it in the stack, and the piece of mind from the MMCX connector is nice. This was a really easy frame to build as there was a ton of room for everything. So far I've only flown around the house as the 105+ degree weather has kept me grounded during the day, but I hope to get some twilight flights in tonight, and I'll be up extra early to go flying tomorrow morning.



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Flip_FPV   Aug 10, 2018  

Nice build! I just got one of these frames and was thinking about what color scheme to go with and I would have never thought of the green and pink but it looks really cool!

Doobie52   Aug 10, 2018 

Thanks! It's a great frame to build. I got all the 3D parts from Brian3D.

Flip_FPV   Aug 10, 2018 

Thanks, I'll have to check that out.

7uvoK   Jun 26, 2018  

This thing looks so '92... in a good way.

Doobie52   Jun 26, 2018 

Thanks! I have a '92 Trans Am in the garage so I'm all about that year!

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