6" Stretch Martian

By moteasa on Aug 08, 2017

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Rotated Martian 3 frame to a stretch configuration.
Using up some old parts. Should be 5s capable. Really like building with the Matek VTX and micro swift.



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Querk   Aug 19, 2017  

where can I get the top plate?

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tehllama   Jan 06, 2018 

They're intended as battery mounting plates for under-mount battery - I was just wondering if somebody found a place to source just that plate (so I could do the same mods).
I've been trying to find an optimal way to repurpose MartianIII kits myself, but I guess I'll be making Shrike style stack/camera setups.

moteasa   Jan 06, 2018 

You could possibly use these as top plates. Double up if you want more strength.

tehllama   Jan 06, 2018 

Those feel a bit fragile (but I do have spares).
I'll give these a try too - https://armattanproductions.com/pages/product_details/6896 from the Icelus SSM Kit

KWADS_FTW   Aug 09, 2017  

Can you explain how you did this?

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