stretched thin GARUDA

By g2h0 on Jul 03, 2017

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Slightly modified (hacked up) pod, an AIO FC/ESC board and 2205s to try and make a light build

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adroc   Jul 03, 2017  

Do you have any pics of it completed? I just build a Garuda Stretch a couple weeks ago and had the hardest time finding a place for my receiver and vtx.

g2h0   Jul 03, 2017 

Pics included are of a completed build. My vtx is mounted in the blue tpu print just above the fc and the rx is the tiny bit taped down just by the power leads.

adroc   Jul 04, 2017 

Ahh OK just don't see a VTX antenna so was confused. Nice clean/light build!

g2h0   Jul 04, 2017 

I should have also mentioned that a dipole antenna is taped up on top of the thong

Whiffles   Jul 03, 2017  

Looks great! What's it weigh in at?

g2h0   Jul 03, 2017 

bout 263

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