Mellow Fellow Whoop

By Sasquads on Dec 11, 2018

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I thought I'd transform my Yellow Mellow Fellow into an indoor and outdoor HD filming quad.
Becauce the frame is a stretched-X there is a little bit of props in view, in the conventional construction.
By assembling the motors facing downwards, I now have an unobstructed camera view.
Because of this mounting method and the prop guards, the prop size increased from 2,5" to 2,8".
I am still waiting for the Cadxx turtle to arrive, then this baby will be ready to rip and roll.
Footage will follow soon.



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le_vinsky   Dec 17, 2018  

Looks sick! I hope this inverted setup will work well and it will fly as good as it looks:) Please do report how it flies.

Apeian   Dec 14, 2018  

Very Cool build bud...what size battery you using? Still fit ok?

Sasquads   Dec 14, 2018 

3s 450mah
Fit's even a bigger one

TMac   Dec 11, 2018  

What about those 1mm side plates? They gonna hold up ok in crashes ? Very nice build! Well done!

Sasquads   Dec 11, 2018 

THX. Sideplates should be fine. It's a rock solid frame. I might get the 3" also.

TMac   Dec 11, 2018 

Thank you! Looks terrific!

dumle115   Dec 11, 2018  

And how is it flying? Whats your thoughts? Looks hell awesome!

Sasquads   Dec 11, 2018 

I haven't tried it outside yet. It's raining....
But inside it's very stable

dumle115   Dec 11, 2018 

Let me know if you experience outside flying, I'm very curious ٩(◕‿◕。)۶

sergetania   Dec 11, 2018  

OH, NO!!!

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