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Squirtle

By improvshark on Jun 11, 2017

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First evolution quad with room to grow

Part List

Frame

TransTEC Frog Lite 218mm Carbon Fiber 4mm Arm X Frame DIY Frame Kit RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (41 builds)
Banggood.com
$29.99

Flight Controller

CA$20.54 56% Omnibus Betaflight F4 Flight Controller V1 STM32 F405 MCU Integrated OSD for RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor RC (38 builds)
Banggood.com
$15.00

ESCs

Racerstar RS20Ax4 20A 4 in 1 Blheli_S Opto ESC 2-4S Support Dshot150 Dshot300 for RC FPV Racing Drone (67 builds)
Banggood.com
$27.56

Motors

4X Racerstar Racing Edition 2205 BR2205 2300KV 2-4S Brushless Motor Light Blue For 210 X220 250 280 RC Drone (7 builds)
Banggood.com
$34.04

Propellers

CA$9.99 10% 10 Pairs Kingkong / LDARC 5040 5x4x3 3-Blade Single Color CW CCW Propellers for Racing Drone RC Parts from Toys (79 builds)
Banggood.com
$7.30

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

Eachine VTX03 Super Mini 5.8G 72CH 0/25mW/50mw/200mW Switchable FPV Transmitter (426 builds)
Banggood.com
$12.22

Receiver

Frsky XM+ Micro D16 SBUS Full Range Mini Receiver Up to 16CH for RC FPV Racing Drone (1423 builds)
Banggood.com
$13.69

Batteries

AHTECH Infinity 4S 14.8V 1500mAh 85C Graphene LiPo Battery XT60 Support 15C Boosting Charger (81 builds)
Banggood.com
$25.67

Misc Parts

RunCam RC21/RC23/RC25 FPV Lens 2.1mm/2.3mm/2.5mm FOV 165/150/130 Degree Wide Angle for Swift Swift2 Mini
Banggood.com
$8.99

Misc Parts

5 Pairs Black XT60 Bullet Connector Plugs for RC Battery (2 builds)
Banggood.com
$5.35

Misc Parts

2 x 4 PCS Realacc M3*7+4.5 Flight Controller Anti-Vibration Fixed Screws for RC Drone FPV Racing (50 builds)
Banggood.com
$7.64
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