Cotton Kandy

By fish on May 11, 2017

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Cotton Kandy :fire:

In love with everything about this build.
I can recommend every single part in here. (except the props seen in the pictures, i don't like them but they look awesome)

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Part List

Frame

FlightClub Tokio X Race Frame - FPV FlightClub (11 builds)
Fpv-flightclub.com
$60.00

Flight Controller

Raceflight Revolt V3 Flight Controller - Latest Version (70 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$38.88

ESCs

SUNRISE CICADA 30A BLHELI_S 4-IN-1 ESC (22 builds)
Droneeclipse.com
$42.99

Motors

4 x HyperLite V4 Team Edition 2206-2522 CW Prop Nut (4 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$99.96

Propellers

RaceKraft 5" 5040 Tri-Blade Race Props - Clear, Blue Clear, Gold, Smoke (44 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

Foxeer Arrow V3 2.5mm Lens FPV Camera with Built-in OSD - Blue, Silver, Black, Orange (131 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$29.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5.8 GHz HV RACE Video Transmitter (544 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$24.95

Antenna

TBS Triumph 5.8 GHz Antenna - SMA (543 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$39.95

Receiver

FrSky XSR 2.4GHz 16CH ACCST Receiver w/ S-Bus & CPPM (480 builds)
Getfpv.com
$14.99

Radio

FrSky Taranis QX7 ACCESS 2.4GHz RC Transmitter - Black or White (218 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$129.99

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator V3 FPV Goggles (57 builds)
Getfpv.com
$299.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session - Waterproof Digital Action Camera for Travel with 4K HD Video 10MP Photos (3 builds)
Amazon.com
$239.99

Misc Parts

Mokungit WS2812B LED Strip Lights 3.2FT 1M 60 Pixels Programmable Individual Addressable LED Strip Light WS2812B WS2811 Built-in
Amazon.com
$6.99

Misc Parts

5 x PrimoChill Kobra High Density Cable Sleeving 3/8in. (10mm) (Sold by the Foot) - UV Brite Pink
Primochill.com
$2.25

Misc Parts

5 x PrimoChill Kobra High Density Cable Sleeving 3/8in. (10mm) (Sold by the Foot) - Aqua Blue
Primochill.com
$2.25

Video Receiver

LaForge V4 Fatshark Module with Diversity Option - RMRC (6 builds)
Readymaderc.com
$69.99

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (67 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$34.99

Battery Charger

TP4X610HV
Thunderpowerrc.com
See Site

Soldering Iron

Super Deal PRO 2in1 Soldering Station 862d+ SMD Hot Air Rework Station Soldering Iron Station LED Display W/4 Nozzle
Amazon.com
$53.89

Backpack

Sawtooth
Granitegear.com
$74.95

Misc Supplies

TrueRC True-Mox 915 Antenna (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
$19.99

Misc Supplies

IBCrazy 5.8GHz 7.5dbic Helical Goggle Mount
Getfpv.com
$17.99

Misc Supplies

VAS ION V2 5.8GHz SMA Antenna (RHCP)
Getfpv.com
$16.99
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Discussion

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Third Eye FPV   May 30, 2017  

Sweet build! What are those pink and blue sleeves around the wires that lead to your motors? Can you provide a link? Cheers

fish   May 30, 2017 

It's just some high density sleeving from a company called PrimoChill, they do computer modding stuff so I just got the sleeving there, I added the link under misc parts for ya!

Third Eye FPV   Jun 05, 2017 

Awesome - ordering some now.

Can I ask why the cables are wrapped around the stack like that?

Love the clean build - very inspirational.

fish   Jun 05, 2017 

Honestly, no idea haha. I guess looking back it makes sense because I had more room around the sides of the pod than the front or back because of the way the connector for the antenna is made and because of the camera mount, but I didn't really think about it lol. And thanks man! Glad you like it! :)

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