SwitchBACK 2020 Racing Rig 3/3

By Briefly Flying FPV on May 25, 2020

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Always wanted to try a box frame design, but they all seemed too cumbersome to build or repair. This Switchback frame from FlyFive33 seemed the perfect compromise between a more traditional frame design and the flight characteristics of a box frame people keep talking about. Was really surprised about the weight too even with BFG's. I'm waiting on some XNova Lite 2207 1800 motors which I initially intended to use instead of the Tmotor's but couldn't get a hold of.

Using a full FETtec stack that made a very clean build and has that awesome KISS FW stick feel.

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granola   Oct 19, 2020  

Another question — do you find you give up video clarity with the linear whip vs. running a circular polarized antenna?

Briefly Flying FPV   Oct 19, 2020 

Not at all. Up to 4 pilots and on a small to medium track I can't notice a difference TBH. With more pilots I do notice a slight difference especially If there's people with very noisy/cheap VTXs, also I guess it's a by-product of losing that LH/RH separation too... Nonetheless I do run a Singularity if race directors require different polarization for pilots and/or conditions are a bit more challenging video wise. It's about the same weight but the whip wins on durability and ease of mount. It's pretty much indestructible so great for practice and just overall use.

granola   Oct 11, 2020  
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How much more black could this be? The answer is none. None more black.

Briefly Flying FPV   Oct 11, 2020 

The ESC could definitely be morrreeee black! Well, sometimes you have to compromise... 😂

granola   Oct 12, 2020 

Ah yes, the ESC was a major oversight!

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