The Green Machine

By Koiglass90 on Mar 20, 2020

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For my 2nd quad I wanted to build a 4/5s freestyle rig that could ultimately carry a Runcam 5 Orange. I went with the TBS Source One v3 frame because it's really cheap and for the durability you get, it's a great deal. The Botgrinder motors were a purely personal choice to support a content creator I like, and any 2207 or 2306 would suit this build equally well. I went with the oversized vtx because I had gotten it in an FPVCrate and it seemed a waste to let it sit there. I also had the u.fl triumph antenna from the same box, and to soft mount it (to prevent and tugs and snags) I bound it in the rear top plate notch with some zip ties so that it wasn't restricted but stayed in the correct orientation. I ended up using way too many zip ties

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Part List

Frame

TBS Source One V3 5inch (84 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$26.95

Flight Controller

Holybro Kakute V2 - Tekko32 4-in-1 ESC Combo (10 builds)
Getfpv.com
$86.00

Motors

4 x TBS Grinder 2207 KV2500
Team-blacksheep.com
$79.96

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator Mini V3 1000TVL 1.8mm FPV Camera (21 builds)
Getfpv.com
$41.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro32 HV 5.8GHz Video Transmitter (MMCX) (56 builds)
Getfpv.com
$49.95

Antenna

TBS TRIUMPH PRO (U.FL RHCP) (13 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$19.95

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano RX - FPV Long Range Drone Receiver (524 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$29.95

Batteries

CNHL MiniStar 1500mAh 4S 14.8V 120C Lipo Battery (16 builds)
Chinahobbyline.com
$26.49

3D Printed

TBS Source One Accessory Kit (4 builds)
Brain3d.co
$32.00
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