Bandito 2.5 rebuilt

By daich on Oct 10, 2019

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blew two motors in the last build so decided rebuild this with new set of motors and while I was at it, add a dvr, a better camera and some flywoo racewire LEDs (front motor wires were too short)
I also had to lift the top plate a few mm as it's now a dual stack which I couldn't sandwich that close together due to motor and vtx connector.

Maiden flight 13 October 2019

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joshielevy   8 days ago  

What's your experience with 2mm thick CFRP frames? How well do they hold up in crashes for you?

daich   7 days ago 

i dont have any experience with cfrp frames. do you know of any?
i have a few carbon fiber impregnated nylon frames that are very very durable but they have quite a bit of flex. check out my r3dshifter builds

joshielevy   7 days ago 

Sorry - just meant carbon fiber. The frame in this build is 2mm bottom plate, so was just wondering how they hold up to falls and crashes.

daich   7 days ago 

I don't crash hard very often but this frame has seen it's fair share of boinks (all over grass though) and it's been fine. I fly mainly over grass so generally it just gets dirty. The arm corners do get scuffed up really quick over pavement/concrete. For me the 2mm is OK for this weight..any heavier though 2.5mm might be better. It also depends on where and how you fly.. The latest revision of this bottom plate has additional reinforcements.

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