SkudRunner Mk1

By CrashBOX on Jan 30, 2020

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This is a one of a kind prototype frame developed by CrashBOX Drones. The core design goals were to minimize drag through reducing the profile (incl. a vertical PCB board mount), internalizing all wires and electronics and streamlining the airflows over the airframe. It is industrially 3D printed (fused Nylon 12) so is extremely tough yet flexible. A system of spars and struts dampen any vibrations and resonance .

It also has a hinged top allowing two screw access.

The SkudRunner Mk2, the result of a complete redesign improving on the Mk 1, is currently in testing.


Part List


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Flight Controller

XRotor Micro Combo - F4 G3 FC - 60A 4-in-1 ESC (3 builds)


Hobbywing XRotor Micro 60A 6S 4-in-1 BLHeli_32 ESC (20 builds)


4 x Ethix CATS 6S Motor 2207 1750KV (2 builds)


HQProp DP 5.1X3.6X3 Propeller (Set of 4 - Gray) (2 builds)

FPV Camera

RunCam Micro Eagle 800TVL WDR 16:9/4:3 CMOS FPV Camera (291 builds)

FPV Transmitter

TBS UNIFY PRO32 NANO 5G8 (170 builds)


TBS Triumph Pro (SMA) (7 builds)


TBS Crossfire Nano RX - FPV Long Range Drone Receiver (514 builds)
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Klean_kwadsfpv   Feb 06, 2020  

hows it going, I have an Instagram for my drones with more than 13k followers. I'd love to do a review on this frame and in turn help you out as well. Let me know if your interested, im an avid drone builder, tech and all my builds on this website have been featured. look forward to hearing from you.

CrashBOX   23 days ago 

Thanks for the interest! TBH didn't realise there were comments here, sorry for the delay in reply. Lookout for the Mk2! Will def keep you in mind once I start sending out review frames further afield.

Klean_kwadsfpv   21 days ago 

let me know brother im actually at 14.7k

miromir237   Jan 31, 2020  

That really clean looking quad. I like this vertical arms idea. Do you think it could be easily modified for Caddex Vista or DJI Air Unit?

CrashBOX   23 days ago 

I still need to get a unit to test the sizing for the Caddex. I've got a long range frame coming out soon specifically for the full DJI unit.

JimmyProton   Jan 31, 2020  

What does it weigh? As in the frame.

CrashBOX   23 days ago 

Just the frame (no bolts) is around 117g

ThumbzFPV   Feb 02, 2020  

Very pretty frame, but the frontal area is still looking a little fat

CrashBOX   23 days ago 

Took off a full inch in the mk2 to fix that :)

Nabla   Feb 01, 2020  

This is really cool reminds me of a vertical fc/esc freestyle frame I designed and flew a few years ago.

OptimaZe   Jan 31, 2020  

Very very cool!

jonbuckles   Jan 30, 2020  

Awesome design!

Thatguyfpv   Jan 30, 2020  


thumbtwiddler   Jan 30, 2020  

ok this frame design is just nuts

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