6S Glide Floss - Green Wasp?

By DoubleJackOnTap on Nov 23, 2020

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Like many of my builds this one evolved into something different than I originally planned. My Nazgul has been taking a beating and I was tired of waiting for someone to have replacement arms in stock, so I bought the Glide frame. I planned to swap everything over to the Glide. Well after I completely disassembled the Nazgul, I found that the motor leads were too short to fit the new frame. So that started the search for parts to make this into a sub 610 gram AUW rig as per Kabab's recommendation.

My particular Glide frame required quite a bit of tweaking to get it together. All the information on this frame warns of tight tolerances, so I was aware it may not be easy. I was disappointed in the fit and finish of the kit I received. The tolerances were indeed tight, but it was also not possible to assemble it without some re-work. I tried for nearly 90 minutes before I gave up and got out the drill and some sandpaper. The holes were off by nearly a quarter between the arms and bottom plate. I drilled out all the holes with a 3mm bit. Then I had to sand down all four arms, so that they would line up. It is still extremely tight after the modifications, so I hope it flies well.

All up weight is slightly under 600 grams with a 6S 1050 mah battery.

I flashed the FC with Emuflight and just waiting for a dry day to try this thing out.

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