Twiglet aka GROOT

By flickischris on Apr 09, 2019

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Recycled an old betafpv whoop canopy with a z01 cam/vtx. Had to flip the board to gain access to the usb. Had the wrong esc protocol for the maiden...fixed that and will be flying it very soon.

It flys! and it flys pretty damn well!!! I am super happy with this build. Even on 1s was pretty fun.


Part List


Twiglet. 65mm Whoop conversion (5 builds)

Flight Controller

BetaFPV F4 AIO 2S Brushless Flight Controller (FrSky) (2 builds)


4 x Mini/Micro Motors (8 builds)


Gemfan Flash 2540 Tri-Blade 2.5" Prop 8 Pack - Choose Your Color (149 builds)
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daich   Apr 17, 2019  

did the top c-clip on top of the bell get in the way of the prop?

flickischris   May 03, 2019 

doesnt seem too. i didnt even notice it. i switched to 65mm gemfans...will probably be switching back to the flash or a hulkie 3 blade, just suits my skill level more. the 65mm bi blades make this little thing a handful.

BandoRacers   Apr 17, 2019  

Nice. Look forward to seeing results of that set up

flickischris   Apr 20, 2019 

flickischris   Apr 25, 2019 

thanks so much 👍 loving this thing.

quad66   Apr 19, 2019  

Nice buid. It looks like all the motor wires are red, are they all the CW version? I don't really see why Happymodel has directional brushless motors while most aren't. I wonder if they are actually directional in some way?

flickischris   Apr 20, 2019 

they are all CW. I just got all the same so the wires matched...should have went with black though I matches the motor bells though.

Jodie Froster   Apr 10, 2019  

That is an awefully big prop for that lil ol motor

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flickischris   Apr 17, 2019 

flew it today it flies great! im uploading the video now.

flickischris   Apr 18, 2019 

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