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By g2h0 on Jul 21, 2017

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Light frame heavy motors. Bad idea or great idea?

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Part List

Frame

QAV-ULX Ultra Light Racing Quadcopter (4 builds)
Getfpv.com
$21.65

Flight Controller

EMAX Magnum Tower System (51 builds)
Team-legit.com
$109.99

Motors

4 x EFAW 2407R 2500KV (4 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$107.96

Propellers

DALProp CYCLONE Series T5050C Tri-Blade
Pirofliprc.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

RunCam Micro Swift (199 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$29.99

Batteries

Thunder Power 1600mah 95C MultiGP Spec Battery (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$39.99

HD Camera

Adorama
Adorama.com
$54.99

HD Camera

30 AMP Simonk 30A Brushless ESC firmware w / 5V 3A UBEC Quad Multirotor APM2 1G7 4894462326060 (68 builds)
Ebay.com
$3.62

Misc Parts

Session 4 & 5 Mount (14 builds)
Creativedex.com
$15.00
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Discussion

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SadisticLeprechaun   Jul 24, 2017  

Really cool looking quad, would love to see video. That stack would make me nervous for crashes lol

g2h0   Jul 24, 2017 

I'll try to get some footage from it uploaded soon!

Whiffles   Jul 21, 2017  

Dawwww, look at that little baby camera carrying that big GoPro on it's back. I like the color coordination of the stack!

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