Speed Racer TWIG "Black Pearl" Toothpick

By Igi87 on Sep 04, 2019

21  1,051  3

As Captain Jack Sparrowe said: "Wherever we want to go, we go. That's what a ship is, you know. It's not just a keel and a hull and a deck and sails. That's what a ship needs. But what a ship is...what the Black Pearl really is...is freedom"

My second Toothpick Build called "Black Pearl".
As I'am part of the Facebook Group "TWIG Builders" I became quick a big fan of the TWIG Frame.
Building this beauty made fun and was easy (not as hard, as the Sanchez 3" with 1404 Motors)
Flys pretty nice and I love the 5000KV with the AVAN Rush 2.5", in my opinion a perfect match!
Weight is 55g without Battery.

Photos

Part List

Frame

Racer X FPV Speed Racer TWIG Ultralight FPV Frame (11 builds)
Heli-nation.com
$21.99

Flight Controller

F4 2-4S AIO Brushless Flight Controller 12A V2 (BLHeli_S) (29 builds)
Betafpv.com
$39.99

Motors

4 x AMAXinno 1103 5000KV 1-3S Brushless Motor 3.7g for RC Drone FPV Racing (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$57.96

Propellers

HQProp T3X3X3 PC Propeller (Set of 4) (34 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$2.18

FPV Camera

RunCam Nano 2 (87 builds)
Shop.runcam.com
$19.99

FPV Transmitter

A01 25-200mW 5.8G VTX (3 builds)
Optimum-racing.ch
$14.90

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano RX - FPV Long Range Drone Receiver (568 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$24.95

Misc Parts

Speed Racer TWIG | Racer X FPV (2 builds)
Racerxfpv.com
See Site
Show stores (8)

Discussion

Sign in to comment

freerider101   Sep 11, 2019  

Such a beautiful build! :) Flight time? :)

tashnats   Sep 04, 2019  
3

amazing 

Igi87   Sep 04, 2019 
2

thanks :)

Guides & Reviews

27 2,034  27
22 days ago

This guide will walk you through the process of building your first FPV quad. The goal with this design was to build a low-cost, lightweight quad, yet powerful enough to safely carry a GoPro in close proximity areas. I chose these parts to minimize the amount of soldering at no cost to the quality. A typical build requires around 30 solders while this only needs 25. It's not a huge difference, but..

Read more
25 6,804  24
Nov 30, 2019

In late 2019 DJI made inroads into the FPV scene with their remarkable low-latency digital system. It gave us a 720p video feed with latency on-par with the status quo, analog video. Traditionally we've used analog video systems for low-latency video, but the video quality is far from ideal. It's a trade-off we've been willing to accept for the control. Now we've got the best of both worlds and what..

Read more