5.5" Mid-Range CL1Primo

By Jeffmhopkins on Oct 02, 2018

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Part List

Frame

Rotor Riot CL1 Frame (15 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$34.99

Flight Controller

Bardwell F4 Flight Controller V2 - JBF4 AIO FC by RDQ w/OSD 3-6S (95 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$34.99

ESCs

4 x Spedix GS35 35a Individual ESC 2-6S DShot1200 32 Bit (15 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$59.96

Motors

4 x MBPrimo 2208 2550 kv (2 builds)
Multicopterbuilders.com
$75.96

Propellers

Gemfan 5552 DURABLE 5.5'' Tri-Blade Prop - CHOOSE YOUR COLOR (14 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.85

FPV Camera

Foxeer Arrow Mini PRO with OSD 600TVL - Red, Black, and Blue (8 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$21.90

FPV Transmitter

RDQ Mach 2 Video Transmitter 0/25/200/500/800mW VTX w/Audio Control (U.FL or MMCX) (504 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$22.99

Antenna

AXII-SMA (Long) | (24 builds)
Truerc.ca
$17.99

Receiver

FrSky R9 Slim 900MHz 6/16CH Long Range Receiver (14 builds)
Getfpv.com
$25.99

Batteries

CNHL 1500mah 5S 100C 18.5v LiPo Battery (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$29.99

HD Camera

RunCam 2 Ultra Lightweight FPV HD Camera (15 builds)
Getfpv.com
$79.99

HD Camera

RunCam 2 Protective Case V 2.0 - TPU only, up to 45 degrees (BMC 3D)
Great3d.com
$19.99

Misc Parts

Ummagrip Universal Sticky Battery Pad (13 builds)
Getfpv.com
$4.99

Misc Parts

M3 x 25mm titanium alloy button head screws (4 pcs) (2 builds)
Quadrysteria.com
$2.99

Misc Parts

4 x Panasonic 35V 470uF LOW ESR Capacitor (10 builds)
Getfpv.com
$5.96

Misc Parts

Panasonic 1000uf 35v Low ESR Capacitor for ESC Noise Reduction (45 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$1.49

Misc Parts

M3 Nylon Nut - Set of 4 (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$0.99

Misc Parts

2 x Knurled Standoff - CHOOSE YOUR COLOR AND SIZE - 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35mm - (1 PC)Light Blue / 25mm (7 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$1.50
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Discussion

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Whiffles   Oct 03, 2018  
1

Do you think 5.5" would fit better with 20mm standoffs? I may give this a try. How do you like the R9 system?

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Jeffmhopkins   Oct 03, 2018 

After looking again I might have only taken 0.5mm off the frame. Not much, just enough that on flex it I'd won't hit the top plate.

Whiffles   Oct 04, 2018 
1

Looks good! I've had 5" frames where normal 5" props barely cleared the frame. I need to get myself some 5.5" props.

Jeffmhopkins   Oct 04, 2018 
1

I flew 5152 at first, and man, 5552 makes a world of difference. Pretty sure the 5152s were just flattening though with the 2208 2550kv primos on 5S.

maplechill   Oct 02, 2018  
1

nice! I didnt know the CL1 could swing 5.5"

Jeffmhopkins   Oct 02, 2018 

Just barely. Depending if you use an HD cam strap you might have issues.

I also filed about 1mm from the top plate nearest the props just in case it flexed that high. Not necessarily needed, but seemed like a good idea.

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