2018 F1-6 Rebuild

By cjdavies on Oct 12, 2018

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I had the Asgard32 going spare after giving up on it in a Flowride on account of it being just too big to fit properly & my previous F1 build was feeling a bit outdated with a F3 flight controller & no OSD... so it seemed like a logical upgrade/rebuild path! With the single board stack I dropped it onto 20mm standoffs (it might even have been possible to use 15mm, the FPV camera is actually the bottleneck). One side effect of the shorter standoffs was the requirement to boost the HD cam mount to clear the props, so I printed a riser in the super soft FlexiSMART to sit beneath the rigid.ink flexible PLA seat.

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mwm8X8   Dec 18, 2018  

Hi! I just built a LR drone with F80 1900 but lm not sure which prop they can take with 4S (7" or 8") .Which props do you like most with your f80? Thank you!

cjdavies   Dec 18, 2018 
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On 6" 4S my favourite is the Gemfan 6042-2, on 7" 4S I use the HQ 7x3.5x3 V1S. I've tried all sorts of 6" & 7" props & never had issue with overheating etc. even with heavier/more aggressive props like the 7" triblade Cyclone.

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