Another Toothpick inspired Build

By sieek on Feb 01, 2019

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This build was inspired by Kababfpv and his toothpick.
I just couldn't wait for his frame to be available - once it arrives I will just have to build another quad!
I stole quite a few ideas from this build as well: https://rotorbuilds.com/build/15939#c24599
Thanks @sergetania!

The parts are a complete transplant of my Beta75x.
Since 2S is too much for indoor flying, at least for a beginner like me, it was my park-flyer anyways.
So why not make it more awesome?!

I redesigned the adatper to suit my needs.
It needed to be high to fit the stack of the Beta75x and I wanted to be able to reach the usb port on the bottom without taking the quad apart ervery time.
Then I threw in an antenna holder for good measure!
The adapter and the bumpers are PETG. Let's see how well those hold up.
Wire extension were so annoying, but I really wanted to keep using those motors.

Takeoff weight of the quad is 69 grams.

Maiden flight will be tomorrow.
I AM SO EXCITED!

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Discussion

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StickyRice   17 days ago  

whered you get the 3d printed part?

sieek   17 days ago 

Found the Original Part on thingiverse and redisigned it a bit.

sieek   17 days ago 

This was the original Part https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3356831

Jodie Froster   21 days ago  
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You did SOOOO well with the 3D design work, resolve that 2nd antenna mount!!!!!!

sieek   21 days ago 
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The second mount is for when I switch the frsky xm for an xm+ ;)

Jodie Froster   20 days ago 

As well thought out as it is, i'm not suprised

StickyRice   21 days ago  
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Dudeee that looks sleeek with the 3d pritned parts plus the space black canopy!!! got some flight videos?

sergetania   21 days ago  
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Nice build! It's quite a huge toothpick! Hopefully, extra weight is not enough to break things crashing.
Are you actually able to plug in a USB cable when assembled? I gave up on that because of the Lil duece frame.

sieek   21 days ago 

I hope so too!
With the cut-out I added at the back of the mount I can reach the USB. Maybe I will upload the new adapter, if you are interested .

sieek   21 days ago 

About the weight, I run 2S so performance-wise it shouldn't be too much of an issue :D

sergetania   21 days ago 

I wouldn't be concerned about the performance but breaking things. Extra weight does that. Should be fine

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