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.

Photos

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" (25 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$72.99

Motors

4 x EMAX 1106 Motor - RS1106 II Mini Brushless 6000kv (33 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$51.96

Propellers

EMAX Avan Mini 3x2.4x3 Tri-Blade 3" Prop 12 Pack - Choose Your ColorRed (10 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$4.49

Propellers

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

FPV Camera

Caddx Turtle Mini/Micro FPV Camera / HD DVR 1080P 60 FPS Recorder (35 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$54.99

Antenna

2 x TBS XF-Race Antenna - 915MHZ (2 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+ SBUS Long Range 900MHz Receiver (20 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$26.99

Batteries

Tattu 14.8V 4S 850mAh 75C LiPo Battery - XT60XT60 (10 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$16.97

Batteries

Tattu 11.1V 3S 850mAh 75C LiPo FPV Battery - XT60 (11 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$14.50

Radio

FrSky Taranis QX7 2.4GHz RC Transmitter - Black or WhiteBlack / No (165 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$104.99

HD Camera

GoPro Session (54 builds)
Getfpv.com
$149.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO Session in E-Commerce Packaging (7 builds)
Amazon.com
$149.00

Misc Parts

Ummagawd UMMAGRIP Universal Super Sticky Battery Pad (94 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$4.99

Misc Parts

RDQ Micro M8N GLONASS GPS Module (30 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$15.99

Misc Parts

4 x RDQ PCB Wire by Joshua Bardwell and RaceDayQuads - Choose Your Size35mm / Offset Pads (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$7.16

Misc Parts

Micro Lipo Battery Strap for 2" & 3" - 155mm - Upgraded Metal Buckle - $0.89 (3 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$0.89

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (50 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$34.99

Accessories

TrueRC True-Mox 915 Antenna - SMA or RP-SMA (3 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.99
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RogueRotors   Sep 10, 2018  

Nice build man!

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