recovered Shrike Style

By animatedlim_fpv on Mar 03, 2017

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I lost this quad in the water and there it laid for a month and half. Finally recovered it a couple weeks ago. I never did post the original build here on RotorBuilds but since I am rebuilding it again, I'm posting it. Odd that the original build, I couldn't fit RK5051 props but now I can. 374 grams, minus GoPro and lipo.

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Part List

Frame

Shrike-Style (16 builds)
Xlabs.myshopify.com
$89.99

Flight Controller

KISS FC - 32bit Flight Controller V1.03 (8 builds)
Droneeclipse.com
$39.99

ESCs

4 x KISS ESC 24A Race Edition (6 builds)
Droneeclipse.com
$86.00

Motors

ZMX Fusion X25 2206-2300KV (2 builds)
Fpvempire.com
$16.76

Propellers

RaceKraft 5 Inch Tri-Blade Propeller Insane Speed - Transparent RK5051 (23 builds)
Getpropsman.com
$3.99

FPV Camera

RunCam Swift IR Block Orange ***Choose Lens Type*** (198 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$36.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 HV (SMA) New Version
Flyrcnow.com
$49.95

Antenna

Lumenier AXII 5.8GHz SMA Antenna - RHCP or LHCP (6 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$34.99

Receiver

FrSky XSR 2.4GHz 16CH ACCST Receiver w/ S-Bus & CPPM (7 builds)
Droneeclipse.com
$29.99

Misc Parts

1.8mm IR Sensitive Lens for FPV Cameras – MultiRotorMania
Multirotormania.com
$7.00

Misc Parts

Shrike Style Session Mounts (5 builds)
Brain3d.co
$12.00
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Discussion

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showintellpro   Mar 07, 2017  

What effects do you think the water had if any on the carbon? Were any components salvaged afterwards? I see the carbon edges have some color left... Was that pre-dunk?

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showintellpro   Mar 07, 2017 

So crazy.. How'd the recovery go? What was the process? The session is good!? Was there a recording of the dunk?

animatedlim_fpv   Mar 08, 2017 

Session works. There was condensation underneath the lens protector and LCD screen. I took off the protective lens an opened the side door and let it air dry for a day or two. It still works. Wifi connects. Video and audio records. The sd card was still good too. Here is a video of my recovery.

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