Dat Shiv Doe

By ArtimusPrimeFPV on Apr 20, 2017

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I was looking to build a main freestyle rig. More premium parts than the first. I achieved it! I have had this for a couple of weeks putting it though its paces. I wanted something that was clean to build and all that acro power I wanted with a top mounted battery. The motors I went with because they were used by some pilots i look up to. Plus they were a killer price! Also smooth video is definitely important to me and as I can say now these motors are butter smooth for sure. The new BetaFlight F3 board I wanted to try out as I love all the features it offers. I also favor how active the developers are at improving it. Everything else on the kwad is top notch as well. Love the way this thing flies! Super locked in and very centered. Also incredibly durable at a weight that isn't terrible as its pretty close to all the other 220+ frames with individual replaceable arms. Please let me know what you think or if you think I could improve it in some way. This is my second build.

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Part List

Frame

The Shiv 5" FPV Freestyle Frame (5 builds)
Droneeclipse.com
$69.99

Flight Controller

BetaflightF3 Flight Controller (156 builds)
Fpvmodel.com
$42.99

ESCs

4 x 30A Super RACERBee BLHELI_S (MUILTSHOT) V3 (w/ D-shot Ready Option) (18 builds)
Readytoflyquads.com
$51.96

Motors

4 x Lumenier 2206 2350KV Motor (30 builds)
Store.rotorriot.com
$103.96

Propellers

2 x HQ Durable 5x4x3 V1S PC Propeller (4 builds)
Store.rotorriot.com
$4.00

FPV Camera

Rotor Riot Special Edition RunCam Swift (134 builds)
Store.rotorriot.com
$39.99

FPV Camera

Rotor Riot Special Edition RunCam Swift (134 builds)
Store.rotorriot.com
$39.99

FPV Transmitter

Immersion Tramp HV Video transmitter V2 (82 builds)
Rotorgeeks.com
$39.99

Antenna

TBS Triumph 5.8 GHz Antenna - SMA (234 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$39.95

Receiver

FrSky XSR 2.4GHz 16CH ACCST Receiver w/ S-Bus & CPPM (363 builds)
Getfpv.com
$14.99

Batteries

Tattu 1300mAh 75C 4S1P lipo battery pack (83 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$28.99

Misc Parts

Session 4 & 5 Mount (13 builds)
Creativedex.com
$15.00
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Discussion

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ftj_85   May 01, 2017  

i like your build i have a 5" alien with multibuilders 2207/2500kv,dys xs30 esc,tramp vtx,omnibus f4 pro v3 board,alien pdb,rotor riot cam,gopro 3 hero and either 4s strixx lipo 90c( ?? cant trust lipo rates with companys but anyways) with it loaded to fly im at 670g and was 698g when i had 3d cam mount so its been taken off and i made a mount myself. What is normal weight with gopro and lipo ready to fly on 5" alien?

Querk   Apr 20, 2017  

You only have one motor listed

ArtimusPrimeFPV   Apr 25, 2017 

Preciate you pointing that out. I believe I fixed it now! Thanks!

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