Custom Blue 4" Armattan Japalura

By Airmaxx23 on Aug 09, 2017

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I had 2 purple and 1 silver 4" Armattan Japaluras and wanted one in a different color so I sent a set of purple braces to "Pig" on RCGroups and had them stripped and then anodized in blue. I removed the motors from one of the purple builds and replaced them with blue RotorGeeks 1407-4000kv motors. I also 3D printed a blue threaded HS1177 camera cases in PLA+ to complete the full blue look. It weighs 184.7 grams without a battery and it's a rocket with the 4000kv motors, 4S 1000mAh 70c graphene pack and the HQ 4X4.3X3 V1S props. The motors barely get warm during a hard, fast flight. With DAL T4045v2 props the motors get very hot in less than a minute so I wouldn't recommend them.

I'm extremely happy with how it turned out.

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Frenchie   Aug 11, 2017  

I've personally seen this quad and the pictures don't do it justice.

Whiffles   Aug 10, 2017  
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Great color coordination! How much did the anodizing cost?

Airmaxx23   Aug 10, 2017 
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Thank you very much. It was more or less a trade, I 3D printed a few items for him in exchange for the anodizing. I'm sending the purple braces that were on it to him to get anodized orange so I can replace the silver ones on another Japalura.

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