BumbleBee V1.0

By CesiumSalami on Jun 06, 2017

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This little gem arrived at the dawn of the 1103 motor before there were any frames available for those little runts - like nothing. I wanted something that would protect the stock antenna, as well because I'm a n00b and crash constantly. Nothing was around so I started making one with a laser cutter and acrylic. I looked at that wrong and it broke. So I cut it out of acetal / delrin - which did pretty well! But eventually I yearned for that black gold everyone lusts after: I'm talking pure Taiwanese Carbon Fiber from Armattan! The RCGroups thread below lists some information for that if you were ever interested in picking up the frame for yourself (you could cut it yourself or 3d print it, too)! Someone pointed out that the surrounding the antenna in carbon fiber is a "bad plan.". Dire consequences were given including death of your first born ... I don't dispute the soundness (soundosity?) of their theory ... but I found zero affect between the carbon shroud, the plastic shroud and then just removing the shroud and using a whip ... this was essentially my first brushless quad after flying brushed quads. With the kingkong 65mm props, this quad is SHOCKINGLY loud, but it's very efficient; the 450mah battery will last upwards of 7.5min if you're noodling around.

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