XL5 V5 Custom Build

By swg_fpv on Apr 05, 2021

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Idk I made this just to sell on (some guy sold me some cheap nazgul parts) and it turned out nicely.

It's just an xl5 v5 with white tpu and accents, but here are parts and opinions:

-XING-E 2207 2750kv: I flew these personally for ages - they're really nice and durable as long as you don't smash them into brick. Not the best and supercedeeded by newer ones but still a good cheap set.
-Mamba f405/f40: Where do I start? This is the king of budget stacks. Never buy anything cheap apart from this - it's really nice to solder to (esc) due to small pads, really easy to use, comes in a nice box. Complaints? NO STICKERS
-XL5 V5: Tank, comes with an led on mine, works great, really nice carbon, looks better in person than online, easy to design TPU parts for... fantastic! On thingiverse there are some really talented guys and girls that provided solid STL files for this.
-Caddx Ratel (v1): Great camera, great image... no way you can be disappointed really. A bit pricy but hey you get what you pay for. I would personally go for a foxeer razer but this was cheap as anything when I bought it.
-FLYWOO Goku 625: This 450mw baby vtx has more power going into its LEDS than into its vtx circuit. Super bright and great for night flying like all flywoo things. The included antenna is tiny but who cares? It's cheap!
-Radiomaster R81: It's small, costs $8 and has good range. Easy to use and comes with wires etc as you'd expect. Shame that vocdi-91/stock shortages are ruining the price but I cannot recommend it enough. Beware though: it does not work in INAV

Thanks for viewing, happy flying, and have a nice day!



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