TriHard

By xorrbit on Feb 19, 2017

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RCExplorer Baby Tricopter with RS2205-2300kV redbottoms, Foxeer Arrow v3 / TM25 cam/vtx, and DAL 5045 bullnose triblades.

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Part List

Frame

Menu
Rcexplorer.se
$65.00

Flight Controller

Menu (2 builds)
Rcexplorer.se
$25.00

ESCs

3 x Menu (2 builds)
Rcexplorer.se
$58.50

Motors

3 x Menu
Rcexplorer.se
$54.00

Propellers

3 x DAL Tri 5x4.5 Bullnose
Rotorgeeks.com
$8.07

FPV Camera

Online Shopping for RC FPV Racing Drones, Security Device and Smart Consumer Electronics (3 builds)
Surveilzone.com
$399.99

FPV Transmitter

Foxeer 5.8G 40CH TM25 SWITCHER 25/200/600mW adjustable Power VTx Pigtail
Surveilzone.com
$19.90

Antenna

Online Shopping for RC FPV Racing Drones, Security Device and Smart Consumer Electronics (19 builds)
Surveilzone.com
$56.90

Receiver

FrSKY XSR Micro Receiver (480 builds)
Rotorgeeks.com
$20.24

Batteries

True C 4S 1300mAh Lipo
Rotorgeeks.com
$26.00

Power Distribution

Menu
Rcexplorer.se
$10.00

HD Camera

Mobius Wide Angle C Lens ActionCam 1080p HD Video Camera Set With Live Video Out (US Warehouse)
Hobbyking.com
$75.51

HD Camera

Mobius Wide Angle C2 Lens ActionCam 1080p HD Video Camera Set With Live Video Out
Hobbyking.com
$73.14

HD Camera

GoPro HERO3: White Edition Video Camera + Battery Bundle
Amazon.ca
$196.12

Misc Parts

Menu (4 builds)
Rcexplorer.se
$27.00
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Discussion

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Whiffles   Feb 19, 2017  
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I haven't seen one of these for quite some time. Nice work! What compelled you to build a tri?

xorrbit   Feb 21, 2017 

Wanted to try something new, have been wanting a tri for awhile but there wasn't anything small enough, then I saw the baby tri and had to get it.

Whiffles   Feb 21, 2017 

How do you like it compared to a quad? I've never flown a tri myself.

xorrbit   Feb 21, 2017 

I actually have yet to maiden it. It's been warm out the last few days so all the snow has turned into water and it's gross outside. If it doesn't get cold in the next few days I'll take it to a gym or something. I've heard they fly more like a plane, great banking/yaw authority.

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