Apex/Fettec/KO Tech

By DBC on Oct 09, 2020

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My favorite build yet. Runing the ImpulseRC Apex (Steele). Full Fettec stack (45a) running KISS. These KO motors are unbunbelievable, they use open cage bearings and require oil. Open cage bearings create less friction and heat (standard bearings are closed cage and use grease for lubrication). Crazy powerful and crazy smooth. After ripping HARD, these motors are still room temp. This build flies amazing, even on default kiss, just destroys any of my prior builds. 735g AUW with ImpulseRC Hero8 mount, Talon 1150mah and light weight hardware. 799g with BMC3D adjustable hero 8 mount, steel hardware and CNHL 1100mah.

I will upload some video ASAP!

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Part List

Frame

Impulse RC Apex Mr Steele Edition - Light Weight (2 builds)
Defiancerc.com
$184.95

Flight Controller

FETTEC KISS F7 FC 20x20mm-30x30mm (11 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$54.95

ESCs

FETtec 45A 3-6S 30x30 4in1 ESC (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$75.99

Motors

KO Method F 2307 2000kv (2 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$30.99

Propellers

HQ Prop V2S Freestyle 5x4.3x3 Tri-Blade 5" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your Color (12 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

Foxeer Toothless 2 Mini / Full 1200TVL 16:9/4:3 PAL/NSTC CMOS FPV Camera w/ M12 Lens and 1/2" Sensor (1.7mm) - Choose Your Color (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$35.90

FPV Transmitter

TBS UNIFY PRO 5G8 HV - RACE (SMA) (551 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$24.95

Antenna

Rush FPV Cherry 5.8GHz SMA Antenna 2 Pack -RED - (RHCP or LHCP) (12 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$20.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano RX FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (790 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$24.95

Batteries

CNHL Black Series 1100mAh 22.2V 6S 100C Lipo Battery (32 builds)
Chinahobbyline.com
$27.99

Radio

Jumper T16 Pro v2 Hall Sensor and USB C Open TX Radio Transmitter - EOL (13 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$192.15

Goggles

Skyzone SKY03O OLED Diversity 5.8GHz FPV Goggles - Choose Your Color (35 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$399.99

3D Printed

ND Freestyle Hero Mount
Bmc3d.co
$22.00

HD Camera

GoPro HERO8 Black - Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 1080p Live Streaming Stabilization (4 builds)
Amazon.com
$349.00

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (129 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$69.95

Battery Charger

ToolkitRC M8S 400W 18A Charger, Cell Checker, Servo Tester, Signal Tester (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$39.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (190 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$49.99
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Knockout3DFPV   3 days ago  

I just ordered a set of these motors, did you have to purchase oil for the bearings seperate or did the motors come pre filled?

Vishera   8 days ago  

What are the red things on the arms?

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