Squishy, destroyer of worlds

By thumbtwiddler on Jan 02, 2018

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THE BOYE IS HERE

After about a year or so of mix matched parts and 1 blown up esc, I finally have squishy in his final form, although it is very different than before.
It went from being a modded martian 220 III to a QAV R and now to a poorly-cut-but-still-somewhat-accurate Alien 5 knockoff. You may ask "why the fuck would you spend an extra 20 dollars to get the same martian frame?". Surprisingly, this Chinese amazon dealer made the frame based off the actual alien and not the Martian. sure the quality of the carbon is jack shit, has a poorly recreated top plate, and needs to be washed/ filed down in some spots but still, 50 dollar Alien.

The difference between the martian and the alien is that the alien is generally more slim and light, while the martian is generally wider and chunkier to avoid a lawsuit as it isn't directly accurate to the Alien blueprints. This same idea tended to be very popular with fidget spinners as companies could easily slightly modify the fidget spinner design and name and could get away with it as the original design is copyrighted.

ALSO

never
ever
EVER
get a knock off FC

update for April 14, 2018
back on that QAV R shit with a 4 in 1 esc, board is flashed and programmed, ready to kick ass.

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mwm8X8   Mar 20, 2018  
1

Hi mate, are these blue props racekraft ones? I tried similar ones on my rs2205s but my motors didnt handle it well at high throttle. lm not sure if it was overproped or if it was an esc or battery issue tough.

thumbtwiddler   Mar 20, 2018 
1

yep, those were the RK 5051's. decided to switch em out as the v1s props are much better for my style of flying. Still haven't gotten it off the ground as all my computers seem to be cursed, but they work like a charm with the motors in liftoff

Danballah   Sep 21, 2017  
1

I program all mine on a 5 year old Linux laptop. What issues are you having with programming?

thumbtwiddler   Jan 02, 2018 
1

mainly installing drivers and other stuff, although i got that figured out!

ftj_85   Jul 10, 2017  
1

nice touch with the eyes lol. Nice build

thumbtwiddler   Aug 27, 2017 

thanks! switched over to a QAV-R 5" clone because I'm more of a freestyle geek

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