By PBenko on Dec 27, 2020

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This was a fun tight build, but I think I managed to assemble everything quite cleanly :)

Things to note:

  • I had to shorten the screws for the stack that I had at hand so that they fit under the slanted top plate. These are not the orignal ones that came with the stack since those wouldn't fit the 3rd plate.
  • The Mamba FC has nice through-hole pads. I wired the Crossfire Rx wires to come from below the stack and the VTX from top. This makes for a very clean cable situation :)
  • The wider part of the RUSH Cherry is wedged between the original rubber holder (it doesent fit in the channel) and the top plate. This seems to provide the right amount of pressure for it to be fixed in place and not tug the cable in case of a crash
  • I created a custom trunk for the buzzer, which sticks out a bit but isn't bad enought for me to go back and fix the stl :) I had it zip-tied down to fit the back bumper better but it didn't seem necessary so I'm without atm
  • The motors have a 2mm shaft so be sure to buy appropriate props! The 2mm interface feels very safe to me and can save the weight of 8 further screws


Part List


Armattan Tadpole Toothpick (2 builds)
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Flight Controller (2 builds)
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4 x Performante 1303 - 5000KV Motor aMAXinno T-Bell
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2 Pairs GEMFAN 3016 3 Inch 3-blade PC Propeller 1.5mm/2mm Hole for Hurricane Toothpick RC Drone FPV Racing (3 builds)

FPV Camera

Foxeer Razer Nano 1200TVL Low Latency
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FPV Transmitter
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TBS Crossfire MiniMortal T Antenna (3 builds)
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RushFPV Cherry Antenna Locking UFL pair (RHCP / LHCP) (2 builds)
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TBS Crossfire Nano RX - Unmanned Tech UK FPV Shop (5 builds)
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TATTU 450MAH 14.8V 75C 4S1P (2 builds)

3D Printed

Armattan Tadpole mini-immortal T holder by jonE5FPV (2 builds)
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3D Printed

Armattan Tadpole 12mm buzzer holder by PBenko
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Misc Parts

Buzzer 5V Piepser Loud Warner (4pcs)
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Misc Parts
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Trunkam   Apr 30, 2021  

i'm studing something really similar.. how is the flight time ? had in mind to carry an instago on it.. thanks

PBenko   May 02, 2021 

I'm not sure how happy the frog will be with an Insta360 go on it... The build is relatively heavy so it can do about 2.5 - 3min fairly aggressive flight on 4S/450 or 3S/550 but you definitely feel the weight. If you decide to do it regardless - please do let me know!

fw42   Jan 05, 2021  

How do you like those motors?

PBenko   Jan 05, 2021 

They look amazing! Otherwise ... they ... spin? I've been out ripping them only once so far and they flew nicely. The batteries sagged more than expected but they aren't the newest anymore either. I have some spare 1303 T-Motors that I intend to try out, I might just try them out on this rig for comparison :)

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