SNOW-STYLE

By dirtdiver on Jan 02, 2017

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Built for the air. Ready for snow. Waterproofed, KISSed, Shrike Style FPV quadjumacopter. It just doesn't get any better than this.

All seriousness though, this is probably the best handling quad I've ever flown. Not sure if it's the top-mount frame, the all-KISS setup or what, but damn she flies great.

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Part List

Frame

Shrike-Style (16 builds)
Xlabs.myshopify.com
$89.99

Flight Controller

Kiss Flight Controller - V1.03 (latest version) (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$39.99

ESCs

4 x Kiss 24A Race Edition ESC - V1.08 (latest version) (14 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$99.96

Motors

4 x T-Motor F60 2450Kv FPV Series Motor [2915] - $25.90 : Atmospheric Adventures - Get FPV Drone Racing Equipment (23 builds)
Atmosphericadventures.com
$100.00

Propellers

RaceKraft 5051 5" Tri-Blade Prop - Smoke, Blue, Clear, Emerald (123 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.99

FPV Camera

Foxeer HS1177 V2 - IR Block - Black (5 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$35.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5.8 GHz HV RACE Video Transmitter (539 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$24.95

Antenna

Foxeer 5.8 GHz RHCP Antenna - Black (16 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$9.99

Receiver

FRSKY X4R-SB Receiver (177 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$24.99

HD Camera

GoPro Session (58 builds)
Getfpv.com
$149.99
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Discussion

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tinyty   Jan 28, 2017  

Don't hit your battery on that tight frame. :)

drmrb   Jan 11, 2017  
1

Looking great! What product did you use for waterproofing the FC?

dirtdiver   Jan 15, 2017 
2

Thanks Markusu!

I used the silicone based conformal coating. Seems to work perfectly. It's kinda like clear nail polish that you can solder through later.

I've wrecked this thing into snow like 20 times now, and I just blow off the snow and get back in the air. So far so good!

GAPiTfpv   Jan 04, 2017  
3

Would bang.

dirtdiver   Jan 04, 2017 

Did bang.

GAPiTfpv   Jan 09, 2017 
1

Co-bang?

dirtdiver   Jan 10, 2017 

Not a chance! She's a one TX at a time kinda gal.

Whiffles   Jan 02, 2017  
1

You must have been very careful to set it down in the snow like that :) It does make for a nice backdrop though.

dirtdiver   Jan 04, 2017 

It's made for the snow buddy! These pics were taken after an afternoon of bashing this thing into snow piles and trees

Whiffles   Jan 04, 2017 
1

Looking pretty pristine for a post-bashing session.

dirtdiver   Jan 05, 2017 
1

Not so many full-on tree strikes. More like hitting little ghost branches and falling out of the sky. Luckily, snow is soft and clean :)

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