Carnage 3.5in Caddx Polar

By Ikuiku on Aug 10, 2021

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So far I am really pleased with this build. It took me awhile and a couple of revsions to get the rear xt30/anenna/cap holder down. I wanted to keep is as light as I could while still keeping everying functional. This is the closest thing to a tookpick I've fown in the digial class. I've been enjoying it on the Pulse 650 4s battery over the Glacier 850 pack. I am getting 8+ min on a 850mah and about 5-6 min on a 650mah pack "freestyle". I was able to do 9:20 min flight on a 650mah pack infront of my house given that I was flying slower and less acro. The weight savings with the 650 makes the quad feel more nimble and packs more of a punch. I've had yet to try the GNB 520mah pack, but I am guessing it should yeild 3+ min given this is a very efficient build. Note if you are going to get this frame I wouldn't reccommend going smaller than 25mm on the standoffs. Depending on your AIO board you can maybe get away with 23mm standoffs.

8/12/21
Getting roughly 3.5 minuts on a 500/520 4s battery.

8/13/21
Lost 1.29g removed the m2 nuts under the stack and used smaller guage wire for the cap. Besides doing a naked vista there isn't much more weight I can save with out sacraficing function. Was hoping it was going to be more weight, but I will take what I can get.

8/16/21
I was getting a lot of jello on puch outs so I remixed some camera mounts to raise the camera 1mm higher so the camera wouldnt touch the bottom plate. Problem solved and the camera is adjustable now.

9/3/21
Made some arm guards. Added 2.12g but I think it's worth it to protect the single bottom plate.

Pulse 650mah 4s

Auline 500mah 4s

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Sub 250g FPV   2 days ago  

Great Build of my 3.5" Carnage Frame πŸ˜πŸ‘, The Antenna/XT30/Cap print is a great addition - Thank You πŸ™

FlyDaddyFPV   Aug 15, 2021  
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link to STL ?

Found this frame a couple weeks ago and have ordered. Like the flexibility to try 3-3.5"

Moving from a phantom build (80g dry) to this frame on Apex 1303.6 motors.. est 130-140g AUW - hopfully the smaller motors can handle it!

nice build :)

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FlyDaddyFPV   Aug 15, 2021 
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thanks for the link ;)

Ikuiku   Aug 15, 2021 
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I just updated the file it was mirrored. So no the xt30 is in the right position.

Ikuiku   Aug 17, 2021 
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I added some new camera mounts to the file on thingiverse. I was getting a lot of jello with the original camera mount.

OptimaZe   Aug 10, 2021  
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Awesome! I have a 3.5" build in my very near future as well, and this build has inspired me to start putting a plan together.

Ikuiku   Aug 10, 2021 
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Thanks! I am glad I gave someone some inspiration for a new build. I am really liking the efficiency of the 1404 3800kv motors.

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