Tadpole 3 - 3s

By DBC on Jul 05, 2020

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This frame is really fun. I get 4-5 min flight time with 450mah 3s (long type). Highly recommend! It's a little heavier than your average toothpick (126g) but it flies amazingly well. These Rcinpower 1204 motors are great and very efficient Haven't tried any other props yet, these Gemfan 3016 are awesome and I haven't had to replace them yet. I may try some 3028 once I bust this set.

Here is some DVR! I'm not the best pilot, but some people asked for it so here you go:



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jpeterson   30 days ago  

Nice build. how did you mount that board on the frame? that board is 26x26 right?

DBC   30 days ago 

thanks! Armattan sells a whoop board mounting bracket for the tadpole for like $3

jpeterson   29 days ago 

wow. I must have missed it. I have been trying to mount an AIO fc/esc in my 2 inch build and couldn't find an adapter. ive been using a 35 amp esc haha

jpeterson   30 days ago  

Nice build. how did you mount that board on the frame? that board is 26x26 right?

SoleilFPV   Jul 07, 2020  

Awesome build! Do you have any DVR?

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DBC   Jul 11, 2020 

I'm glad to help man! and thanks bro! what frame are you using?

SoleilFPV   Jul 11, 2020 

I've decided to build a Twig Tank

DBC   Jul 11, 2020 

Nice! I hope it works out for ya.

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