Stiffer tron80

By Darylk on Nov 11, 2021

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This was a fun build. have been looking at tron80 as i am in NY and winter is coming. Vdeos showing jello in camera kept me away. Saw that they just improved the frame to address so i bought two carbon playes and removed most of the press nuts from the top most plate.

the result is an arcing of the plate without the press nuts. there is a tiny bit of visible light near these press nuts however that is the top of the arc and it stiffens the assembly. motor screws were harder to get in but its worth it. i can barely budge it when tryingto twist the frame.

Polar nano bought me a gram and a half on weight but add 5 for 2nd top plate. I used pyrodrones 1103.5 motors at 8022kv. 380mah 3s GNB batteries. Thrust was twice what the stock tmotors would have made. For flight controller i went for that new jhemcu 12 a whoop fc aio. has 12a esc, blackbox and 2 available uarts. supported my polar nano / vista and weighs only 5 grams.

Mcmaster should be delivering my 1.6mmx6mm screws to hold the vista to the frame Tmotor did include m1.6x4 and they are too short. i have titanium screws coming for motors. used glass filled fiber screws for the FC. Titanium should gain me 4 grams of lightness. ill link flight video soon.

Hoping for no jello. The two frames stepped the mount away from botton pount of fasten. I added flight controller silicone mounts to each base at bottom and cut one in half to put under each point of fasten at the top. Have tomorrow off. It arms and lifts off the ground. I'll post a link to flight footage tomorrow.

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