Smol Boi Rev4

By Tyrdle on Jun 23, 2018

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This quad was originally designed as a 2.5" caged indoors quad with a 3D printed frame. When it turned out to be much too powerful for indoors, I changed it to a 3" non-caged frame. On the maiden flight with that frame the quad was immediately destroyed flying into my ceiling. I rebuilt it again with the same frame and it flew great, but I was afraid to fly the quad because the frame was very weak. I then bought a 3" tooth fairy and built it into that, and i've been very happy with it.


Part List


HyperLite Tooth Fairy 3" Race Frame

Flight Controller

HGLRC Zeus35 AIO 3-6s F4 20x20 Flight Controller w/ 4in1 35A ESC (41 builds)


4 x EMAX RS1106 II 4500Kv Micro Motor (32 builds)


EMAX Avan Mini 3x2.4x3 Tri-Blade 3" Prop 12 Pack - Choose Your Color (39 builds)

FPV Camera

FPV Drone Cameras for - RaceDayQuads (149 builds)

FPV Transmitter

AKK FX3 Ultimate Mini 20x20 25-600mW 5.8GHz VTX - MMCX & U.FLDefault Title (142 builds)


AKK MD90 2pcs 90 Degree MMCX to Brass Dipole 5.8GHz 70mm FPV Antenna


FrSky XM+ 2.4GHz Micro ReceiverDefault Title (1149 builds)


Tattu 850mAh 11.1V 75C 3S1P Lipo Battery Pack with XT30 Plug (5 builds)


FrSky Taranis QX7 ACCESS 2.4GHz RC Transmitter - Choose Your Color (263 builds)


Skyzone SKY03O Oled /SKY03S 5.8GHz 48CH Diversity FPV Goggles Support OSD DVR HDMI With Head Tracker Fan LED For RC Racing Drone (47 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro Session (62 builds)

Misc Parts

XT30 Pigtail 16AWG 3" (12 builds)

Radio Module

Team BlackSheep Crossfire Micro TX Module (154 builds)

Battery Charger

iSDT Q6 Plus 300W 14A MINI Pocket Battery Balance Charger (Black) (62 builds)

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (264 builds)

Misc Supplies

ORT 3 Turn Helical 5.8GHz SMA Receiver Antenna - RHCP - Choose Your Color

Misc Supplies

VAS Minion PRO 5.8GHz SMA Antenna - RHCP or LHCP
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Quadlite   Jun 24, 2018  

Nice setup man. Lightweight 1106-1108 3 inch setups kick ass. I like them better than heavy 3 inch setups with 1407's. They just maneuver better, the only downside is that they dont do as well in wind. I'd rather save my 1407's for 4 inch setups anyways. I use the same camera mounts too btw. They work soooo well! I often remove the carbon camera mounts and use those DIY mounts instead. You can easily mount a camera on just about any frame with standoffs. Sometimes it even allows you to squeeze on slightly larger props too.

Currently   Jun 23, 2018  

make a big boi brother! :)

Tyrdle   Jun 23, 2018 

i already have that planned out for a few months from now...

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