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.

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Part List

Frame

Bannilite (8 builds)
Falconmultirotors.com
$65.00

Flight Controller

Airbot Omnibus F4 Nano V6 20x20 Flight Controller w/ LC Filter (56 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$29.99

ESCs

Airbot Ori32 32Bit 25A 2-4S 20x20 4in1 ESC (81 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$44.99

Motors

4 x RDQ BADASS 2205 1800Kv Motor (5 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$51.96

Propellers

HQ Prop 6x4x3 V1S Tri-Blade 6" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your ColorBlue (28 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.89

FPV Camera

RunCam Split Mini 2 Micro FPV Camera / HD DVR 1080P 60 FPS Recorder (M8 or M12 Lens) - Orange (88 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$69.99

FPV Transmitter

RDQ Mach 3 Video Transmitter 25-1000mW VTX 2-6S - U.FL or MMCX (125 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$24.99

Antenna

Pagoda-2 Omni Antenna RHCP Kit (36 builds)
Farvew.com
$4.00

Receiver

FrSky R9 Slim+ OTA Long Range 900MHz Receiver (ACCESS) (31 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$26.99

Batteries

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

Radio

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

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator HDO2 OLED FPV Goggles (25 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$499.00

Misc Parts

WhitenoiseFPV Race Wire (Set of 6) (7 builds)
Heli-nation.com
$6.00

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire TX LITE - Long Range R/C Transmitter (30 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$149.95

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (179 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$49.99

Tools

Mini All-In-One Hex Driver Tool (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$13.99

Accessories

TBS Diamond Antenna (30 builds)
Getfpv.com
$24.95
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Discussion

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Jodie Froster   Nov 20, 2018  
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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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