TurtleShark

By jdmkramer on Aug 19, 2018

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I smashed my SplitMiniShark into a sign and crushed the lens and sensor housing. Runcam was really nice about mailing me just the orange plastic bits for $8 even though they don’t list them on site. I was going to just fix the SplitMiniShark, but around the same time I saw the CADDX Turtlet, and was intrigued. I also had some other things I wanted to try out, so I decided to put them all on this build. Between this and the SplitMiniShark, I’ve used R9Mini, Slim, and Slim+ with every possible combination of stock, T, and PCB antennas. I’m sticking with the T/PCB combo for the best balance of signal, durability, and of course looks. ;) Dual XF-Race antennas worked really well for neighborhood penetration and general freestyle derping.

Everything but the frame(though they do carry it) and TBS antennas came from RDQ. I love that place :)

Some test footage of the Turtlet. It arrived out of focus and I still haven't got it just right. Also still tuning this, it flies smoother with the rotorx props.

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Part List

Frame

Splitshark (9 builds)
Falconmultirotors.com
$35.00

Flight Controller

HGLRC Zeus 20x20 Flight Controller AIO - FC/ESC All In One for 2" and 3" (37 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$65.99

Motors

4 x EMAX RS1106 II 6000Kv Micro Motor (35 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$51.96

Propellers

EMAX Avan Mini 3x2.4x3 Tri-Blade 3" Prop 12 Pack - Choose Your ColorRed (18 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$4.49

Propellers

RotorX RX3044TXSB - Black (3xCW + 3xCCW) (11 builds)
Getfpv.com
$3.99

FPV Camera

Caddx Turtle V2 Mini/Micro FPV Camera / HD DVR 1080P 60 FPS Recorder - Choose Your Color (53 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$64.99

Antenna

2 x TBS XF-Race Antenna - 915MHZ (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$11.98

Antenna

Foxeer Lollipop V2 U.FL RHCP 5.8G Super Mini Antenna For FPV Racing (2PCs) - CHOOSE YOUR COLOR (10 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.90

Receiver

FrSky R9 Slim+ OTA Long Range 900MHz Receiver (ACCESS) (30 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$26.99

Batteries

Tattu 14.8V 4S 850mAh 75C LiPo Battery - XT60XT60 (11 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$16.97

Batteries

Tattu 11.1V 3S 850mAh 75C LiPo FPV Battery - XT60 (12 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$14.50

Radio

Jumper T16 Hall BLOWOUT (2 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$139.95

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator HDO2 OLED FPV Goggles (21 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$499.00

Misc Parts

Ummagawd UMMAGRIP Universal Super Sticky Battery Pad (129 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$4.99

Misc Parts

RDQ Micro M8N GLONASS GPS Module (48 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$15.99

Misc Parts

4 x RDQ PCB Wire by Joshua Bardwell and RaceDayQuads - Choose Your Size35mm / Offset Pads (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$7.16

Misc Parts

RDQ 155mm Micro Battery Strap V3 w/ Metal Buckle for 2-3" Builds (5 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$0.89

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire TX LITE - Long Range R/C Transmitter (28 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$149.95

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (170 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$51.29

Tools

Mini All-In-One Hex Driver Tool
Racedayquads.com
$13.99

Accessories

TBS Diamond Antenna (27 builds)
Getfpv.com
$24.95
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RogueRotors   Sep 10, 2018  

Nice build man!

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