Scythe220 - Green M4chine

By SIGHKOTIK on Jan 28, 2017

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After flying smaller quads for years and graduating from the ZMR, it's this quad that really helped me get a little more comfortable in the sky..It's actually been a bit of a long road with this quad - including multiple part failures and losing it once or twice. When i originally built this quad, it was everything in the list, except SN20a escs, a different vtx, and a MXK PDB OSD. This PDB was the cause of many issues for me later. After months of grueling trial and error, among this burning up one SN20a, (was just hovering about to take off, and it burned up, on 3s, that's why it has XM now) The quad would never fly without an oscillation. No adjusting of PIDS, mounting methods of FC, different props etc would account for the oscillation and i just couldn't figure it out. Then I moved to 4s, and when i got my first 4s, i found the oscillation became more even intense, and not only that, then my FPV feed would completely cut out. Adding Lc filters and caps did nothing for it, then replaced my VTX, and at this frustrating end i finally decided i must replace the PDB. That's when i ended up with the RROSD v1, and completes its current setup. Ever since then, I have gotten it tuned pretty much exactly like it, and it's really starting to feel locked in. This quad is like my trusty sidekick.


Part List


MRM Scythe 220mm X Frame

Flight Controller

SPRacingF3 Acro


4 x DYS XM20A ESC (32 builds)


4 x RCX H2205 2633kv Motor (8 builds)


Gemfan 5x4.5 Bullnose Propeller - Nylon Glass Fiber (Set of 4 - Black) (3 builds)

FPV Camera

Foxeer HS1177 V2 - IR Block - Black (5 builds)

FPV Transmitter

FX799T 200/600mW Video Transmitter (14 builds)


LHCP Color Dipped 5.8gHz Antenna Set (4 builds)


FrSky XSR 2.4GHz 16CH ACCST Receiver w/ S-Bus & CPPM (480 builds)


Tattu 1300mAh 75C 4S1P lipo battery pack (103 builds)

Power Distribution

RROSD Pro V1 (25 builds)

HD Camera

Quelima SQ12 Mini 1080P FHD DVR Camera 155 Degree FOV Loop-cycle Recording Night Vision (8 builds)
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SIGHKOTIK   Feb 25, 2018  

Close up of the mount with my new logo

SIGHKOTIK   Feb 25, 2018  

Here's the anniversary shot, after 6 months of nearly daily flight and 6 months of haitus (3d printing is it's own hobby lol), Here is how she sits after one year and with my custom designed runcam 2 mount

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