The Patriot - Apex-R Lite

By Mayan_Hawk on Oct 27, 2020

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I entered this in the KleanKwads buildoff, and wound up making it my primary race rig. I liked it so much I cloned it (minus some LEDs). With it I finished in the pro class for the 2020 MultiGP Season, and finished on the podium in nearly all of my local MultiGP chapter races I've participated in.

The APEX R-LITE is an amazing frame. I found it very easy to build in, and the TPU parts are well made. The frame has a notch to ziptie in the immortal T, which guards it from prop strikes. The frame has held up well through midairs, gate crashes, tumbles across the ground, and even a full speed "unplanned landing".

UPDATE 02.01.21

After a full season of racing and God knows how many packs, I am pleased to report that the frame is more durable than my condor build. I've hit other quads, gates, flags, fences, wooden posts, trees, bushes; landed on asphalt, snow, wet grass, dry grass, even mud - AND I'VE YET TO DAMAGE THE FRAME!!! At one point I did damage a motor, but that was the result of hitting crashing into a boulder backwards (blew out a corner). I was so impressed by the quality of the carbon and the overall durability of the included 3D prints and hardware.

During the 2020 season, I wound up building a second for redundancy. I look forward to using this as my go-to racing frame for the 2021 MultiGP season.

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BaTTaN   Feb 13, 2021  

Looks like a fun dusk flier Mayan_Hawk. You should grab some pics with it lit up.

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