Banniheavy 6 Proto

By jdmkramer on Nov 19, 2018

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I did some, lets say, "experimenting" with the original 5" arms, then got some 6"ers done for it (thanks lazd). The 5" arms are a few mm short of being able to hold 6" praps. I had originally drilled another motor mount hole in the arm tip to move the motors out more, but this would have been disasterous in a crash. (also thanks lazd) Sometimes I only think of what I can do, not what I should do. ;)

I was planning on using this as the base for my Firebirb, but ended up using a Kingcrab (a 5" version of the Garagecrab) I've wanted to do something special with. This build was finished in standard style just because it was such a good looking set of carbon. I printed a 30 to 20 stack adapter to use my favorite combo, Ori32 and Omnibus Nano. I'm not sure what it will end up being, but the new BanniHeavy Thiccboi edition is a damn nice frame! The Session mount from Raggio fits perfectly on this one by sheer chance. Pretty neat. :)

It's already back in pieces waiting for the right special project, but I wanted to post this build because I think it was really sharp looking.


Part List


Bannilite (8 builds)

Flight Controller

Airbot Omnibus F4 Nano V6 20x20 Flight Controller w/ LC Filter (56 builds)


Airbot Ori32 32Bit 25A 2-4S 20x20 4in1 ESC (80 builds)


4 x RDQ BADASS 2205 1800Kv Motor (5 builds)


HQ Prop 6x4x3 V1S Tri-Blade 6" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your ColorBlue (22 builds)

FPV Camera

RunCam Split Mini 2 Micro FPV Camera / HD DVR 1080P 60 FPS Recorder (M8 or M12 Lens) - Orange (79 builds)

FPV Transmitter

RDQ Mach 3 Video Transmitter 25-1000mW VTX 2-6S - U.FL or MMCX (88 builds)


Pagoda-2 Omni Antenna RHCP Kit (36 builds)


FrSky R9 Slim+ SBUS Long Range 900MHz Receiver (21 builds)


CNHL 1500mah 5S 100C 18.5v LiPo Battery (4 builds)


Jumper T16 Hall BLOWOUT (2 builds)


Fat Shark Dominator HD3 Core FPV Goggles (54 builds)

Misc Parts

WhitenoiseFPV Race Wire (Set of 6) (7 builds)

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire TX LITE (7 builds)

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (110 builds)


Mini All-In-One Hex Driver Tool


TBS Diamond Antenna (16 builds)
Show stores (6)


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Jodie Froster   Nov 20, 2018  

You're teasin' me with that canopy, you know it's my weakness

jdmkramer   Nov 21, 2018 

You're going to love my next build then ;)

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