Gnarly Primo Lean Mean Green Machine

By TMac on Aug 31, 2019

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Gnarly FPV Primo 10X Version with GEPRC GEP-12A-F4 f411 2-4s v1.1 AIO FC/ESC, Runcam Nano 2 camera with necessary Nano 2 Primo Canopy Adaptor. Used 1103 800Kv Lil floaters motors--would not recommend these for this build. Motors are good, however, the mounting patter has only two holes (see picture below of motor bottom). This 2-hole mounting patter does not align with the holes for motors #1 & #4 on the frame. You can actually see this in the all-up-weight (AUW) picture below (i.e. with battery on scale). The motor wires for motros #1 & #4 come out of the motor facing motors #2 & #3 respectively. Only a matter of time before the get ripped out of the coils. I would suggest going with Airblade 1103 8000 Kv or Flywoo Nin NT103 7650Kv which have 4-hole mounts (which Gnarly FPV recommends on his website!) instead. Made it work with the Lil Floaters for now though and she's quite a Fun Flyer!

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n_dietz88   Sep 08, 2019  

whats the flight time like with the 3s 300 mah battery?

TMac   Sep 16, 2019 

Depends on your flight style (aggressive or crusing). Usually 3-4 minutes

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