Honey Badger

By benjo on Jul 12, 2019

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I started ordering parts to upgrade my old quad.... then this happened.

I want my battery top mounted I thought to myself. That's where it began. The frame came first then I started seeing problems fitting the old hardware to this new and far superior frame... so I ordered a 4-in-1 ESC. "Oooooh" I thought to myself, "6S, 45amp all tucked away under the hood, hmmmm this could be something goddamn sexy!". That was the point of no return, the event horizon that lead my down the 6S path. Honey Badger was born!

Yeah, you've been there, you know what I'm talking about.

Part List

Frame

Armattan Mongoose 228mm FPV Quadcopter Frame
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$52.90

Flight Controller

Bardwell F4 AIO Flight Controller V2 w/ JST Port & Onboard Memory OSD 3-6S 30.5x30.5mm for RC Drone (160 builds)
Banggood.com
$36.75

ESCs

T-Motor F45A 4in1 ESC - Air Blenders FPV
Airblendersfpv.com
$53.99

Motors

4 x Emax RSII 2206 Race Spec Brushless Motor (4-6S) (2 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$71.16

Propellers

Gemfan 51466x3 Hurricane Durable (4pcs) MCK (64 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$3.29

FPV Camera

Foxeer Falkor 2 Micro 1200TVL FPV Camera
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$45.21

FPV Transmitter

ChaosFPV VTX V1 Video Transmitter (25-800mW, 2-6S, VTX Telemetry, MMCX/SMA) (7 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$16.47

Antenna

Banggood.com
Banggood.com
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Receiver

FrSky R-XSR Micro SBUS/CPPM Receiver (ACCESS) (4 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$20.54

Batteries

Tattu R-Line 1050mAh 95C 22.2V 6S1P Lipo Battery Pack
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
$38.51

Power Distribution

Panasonic 1000uF 35V FM Ultra Low ESR Capacitor
Hobbyrc.co.uk
$1.31

Radio

FrSky Taranis QX7S 2.4GHz RC Transmitter - Carbon or Blue (50 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$184.99

Goggles

FatShark Attitude V5 OLED FPV Goggles w/ Diversity Receiver (35 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$299.00

Hardware

FLYWOO KEV LAR 20x200mm Lipo Battery Tie Down Strap for RC Drone FPV Racing
Banggood.com
$4.16

Hardware

Eachine Wizard X220HV FPV Racing RC Drone Spare Part Antenna Fixing Seat Mount 3D Printing
Banggood.com
$2.33

Hardware

20Pcs Exuav 5mm Rubber Dumping Washer for F3 F4 Flytower Flight Controller for RC Drone FPV Racing
Banggood.com
$1.37

Misc Parts

Matek 4S Lipo to 12V Linear Voltage Regulator Regulate Module For FPV Camera Multicopter
Banggood.com
$2.16

Tools

FPV Racing 8mm Motor Bullet Cap Quick Release RC Wrench Tool Sleeve with Reinforcements 22g for RC Drone (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$6.37
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Discussion

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SpikeDiesel   Jul 12, 2019  
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few tips for ya too, get a gel lipo pad like ummagrip or the one on BG w stars on it, and get rid of those bullish nose props they draw tons of amps n kill packs, I can't see motor kv but but try the new gemfan 51466 they great all around, & come in yellow...and gotta run a throttle cut and a 1000 cap on 6s bro ;)

benjo   Jul 12, 2019 
1

gemfan 51466 on order!
cheers bro!

SpikeDiesel   Jul 12, 2019  
1

lol nice, I did the same thing a while back on my mode 2 ghost frame just to see what all the top mount feel was about, was love at 1st flight, sold all bottom mounts.......cuz freestyle life man :)

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