White Lightning

By UnderDawg on Aug 30, 2017

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I decided to build a 2204 five inch lightweight to contend with my son and the Realacc Stan. My goal of coming in under 250g's dry and keeping it on the cheap was met by using the same components as the Stan. The dry weight on the Realacc SX220E Stretch X frame came in at 245 and AUW is 395 with a Tattu 1300.

I happened to see this video on giving your dipole a stiffy ( Insert Viagra joke ) and thought I would give it a try. It worked so nicely that I thought I should share the Vid here.


Part List


Realacc XS220E 4mm Thickness Carbon Fiber Frame Kit for Multirotor

Flight Controller

DYS F4 PRO Flight Controller (141 builds)


DYS F20A 20amp 4 in 1 BLHeli_S ESC 2-4S BB2 BEC 5V/12V 3A Dshot600 Oneshot125 Oneshot42 Multishot RC Drone (22 builds)


4 x SunnySky X2204S KV2300 II Brushless Motor (8 builds)


5" Double Blade Propellers 5038DCS (Double Crane Style) (26 builds)

FPV Camera

600TVL 2.8mm Lens 1/3" 16:9 Super Had II CCD Camera IR Sensitive for FPV Racing Drone PAL/NTSC (30 builds)

FPV Transmitter

Eachine VTX03 Super Mini 5.8G 72CH 0/25mW/50mw/200mW Switchable FPV Transmitter (426 builds)


2.4G 8CH Compatible Receiver for Futaba T6J T8J T10J T14SG S-FHSS S-SBUS (14 builds)


FrSky ACCST Taranis Q X7 2.4GHz 16CH Mode 2 Transmitter Blue Orange for RC FPV Racing Drone (205 builds)

HD Camera

Caddx Turtle V2 Mini/Micro FPV Camera / HD DVR 1080P 60 FPS Recorder - Choose Your Color (53 builds)

HD Camera


HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session (197 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (197 builds)

HD Camera

Quelima SQ12 Mini 1080P FHD DVR Camera 155 Degree FOV Loop-cycle Recording Night Vision (8 builds)

Misc Parts

Lumenier Race Pod Cover (White) (7 builds)
Show stores (8)


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Ashade   Sep 01, 2017  

Very nice looking build. I definitely want to see a video of how it performs.

UnderDawg   Sep 01, 2017 

Thanks!! If I can ever get a break from work and all of this rain. I would definitely love to oblige ya some DVR footage.. lol Other than a little testing I don't even think I've had my goggles on in two months. If it weren't for long nights and lots of coffee I wouldn't even be able to build.

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