CraftedKwads Airhead

By Crafted Kwads on Jul 26, 2020

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This is my slimjim frame in a 3mm thick carbon form. The 1207 motors on my slimjim were too powerful for the 2mm rods on 3s, so I directly transplanted my slimjim build to this fully machined one piece frame. It flys great, weights 90g dry, and Im getting an average flighttime of 2:30 freestyling on a 525mah 3s. Major differences with this frame from the slimjim (other than the obvious) are the removal of the braces and the rework of the body. True X, 135mm motor to motor. I'm calling this one the airhead for its floatable charicteristics, and also due to the fact that I like copying popular snack names for my custom designs :)

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YanikS   Sep 16, 2020  

How did the 13a 16x16 esc handle the build? Do you get a lot of sag, or do you think i would be fine running 450mah 4s on a similar build, same motors and also 16x16 13a esc and similar weight for 3 inch racing?

Crafted Kwads   Sep 16, 2020 

the 13a 16x16 is handling fine. no issues so far. Im actually running the Equivalent of the 5000kv motors by limiting them in betaflight, so my flight videos should be a accurate representation. they are very power hungry motors however, and I'd recommend using a larger battery. A 525mah 3s gets me 2:30 flight time flying somewhat aggressively. I'd say 500-600mah lipos are good size for a build like this.

YanikS   Sep 16, 2020  

Oh i would be running the 5000kv version of the motor on 4s btw

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