4'' Cherry Bomb

By UnderDawg on May 03, 2017

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I lost my last 4'' quad about three months ago to the tree gods.....and now it's time to build another.
The Flycolor Raptor was definitely a joy to build with. All I had to solder were motor wires and power leads as the Mini Runcam, TBS Unify Pro and the receiver were all plug-in play with the supplied Flycolor cables. I will definitely build with this setup again if the FC holds up to my abuse.

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Part List

Frame

RotorX Atomic Fox 5" Quad/Quadcopter Freestyle Titanium Center Plate Carbon Fiber Frame (6 builds)
Rc-drones.com
$58.41

Flight Controller

Flycolor Raptor 4-in1 F390 30A + F3 Flight Controller + 5V 12V BEC + OSD (4 builds)
Getfpv.com
$76.99

Motors

4 x BrotherHobby Tornado T1 1407 3600kv Brushless Motor (193 builds)
Rc-drones.com
$63.96

FPV Camera

Runcam Swift Mini 130 Degree 2.5mm FPV Camera Build in OSD PAL/NTSC Orange/Black 22*22mm RC Drone (59 builds)
Banggood.com
$34.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro HV 5G8 - Race (SMA) (539 builds)
Getfpv.com
$29.99

Antenna

FuriousFPV Micro U.FL Antenna (Red) - Ultra Small - Ultra Clear (2 builds)
Rc-drones.com
$12.99

Receiver

FM800 2.4G 8CH Receiver Support SBUS CPPM Compatible with FUTABA FASST for RC Multirotor (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$16.00

Batteries

Turnigy Graphene 800mAh 3S 45C-90C Lipo Battery Pack w/XT60
Rc-drones.com
$16.99

Radio

FrSky ACCST Taranis Q X7 2.4GHz 16CH Mode 2 Transmitter Blue Orange for RC FPV Racing Drone (198 builds)
Banggood.com
$116.15

HD Camera

Caddx Turtle V2 Mini/Micro FPV Camera / HD DVR 1080P 60 FPS Recorder - Choose Your Color (51 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$64.99

HD Camera

Adorama
Adorama.com
$54.99

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session (197 builds)
Amazon.com
$305.57

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (197 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

HD Camera

Quelima SQ12 Mini 1080P FHD DVR Camera 155 Degree FOV Loop-cycle Recording Night Vision (8 builds)
Banggood.com
$16.47

Misc Parts

Atom V3 Canopy for RunCam Swift Mini FPV Cam/Camera 3D printed In TPU(30 degree)
Rc-drones.com
$23.00
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Rookrider   Dec 28, 2017  

what flight time where you getting

UnderDawg   Dec 28, 2017 

Between 3.5 and 4 min. on a 850, 4s battery.

BQE   May 12, 2017  
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yeah those raptors are under-appreciated. I have one in my BQE 210 build and it's so clean.

UnderDawg   May 12, 2017 

Yeah, I really like it as well. I have another in the mail for the build I'm working on now.

BQE   May 12, 2017 

awesome. what frame? I was supposed to have flycolor 20mm x 20mm towers on the way but they have been stalling.

UnderDawg   May 12, 2017 

I'm gonna do a Race Frog build. The frame should be here tomorrow.

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