Dragunov 6"

By d.m.p on Jan 22, 2024

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A while ago, I build a 6" quad using the RangeX frame with 6" arms with high KV 2507x1850kv motors. I absolutely loved flying flying this frame!

Over to the 5" world, my favorite frame is the Ichabod Jr, because of the GoPro mount placement. It also flies amazing, as well.

When I saw the Dragunov frame, it seemed to combine the best of 6" (power) with the best of 5" (GoPro placement). I was hoping the Dragunov would be the best cinematic drone in my arsenal.

What I ended up with was not so great.

The Dragunov has realy thing arms with also thin bottom and top plate. The results are a very fragile frame with lots of vibrations going to the FC.

I'm going to be decomitioning this frame, soon. But before I do, I wanted to upload the build pics.

Photos

Part List

Frame

Team Mistral - Dragunov 5 (2 builds)
Fpv-fly.fr
$129.00

Flight Controller

FETtec FC G4 - N v1.7 (5 builds)
Fettec.net
$72.95

ESCs

FETtec 4in1 ESC 45A (25 builds)
Fettec.net
$83.90

Motors

BrotherHobby Avenger 2507 V2 Motor
Brotherhobbystore.com
$25.99

Propellers

HQProp D6x4.5x3 for Cinewhoop Grey (2CW+2CCW) - Poly Carbonate (5 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$3.59

FPV Camera

Micro Camera V2 By HDZero (3 builds)
Drone-fpv-racer.com
See Site

FPV Transmitter

HDZero Freestyle 30x30 25-1000mW Digital HD VTX - U.FL (6 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$99.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Diversity Nano Rx - FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (96 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$49.95

Batteries

Tattu R-Line Version 5.0 1400mAh 6S 150C 22.2V Lipo Battery Pack with XT60 Plug (3 builds)
Genstattu.com
$40.99
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miromir237   23 days ago  

Sorry to hear it did not work out. I also do like this kind of design. Reminds me of original MB Epic.

Jodie Froster   Jan 24, 2024  
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Real shame she's so jiggly, GREAT build. I like your lil receiver shelf, as well as the multi-antenna bracket out back. She got that gorilla-dumpey :)
I hear 7" used to be really tough to tune, back before they had props as well balanced as we do now. I always wondered if it was the 2x full size immortal-T antennas, and the super long vTx antenna, on top of the crummy props, but didn't really hear ppl talking about that. Maybe they had frame resonance issues too. Hope you post the new one, after you move the guts!

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