X5C What You Did There

By Danballah on Sep 21, 2017

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This originally started with just the brushed board to get an acro x5c. Eventually added fpv (with OSD!). Later, when getting motors for my smaller brushed bills, I decided to cram 8520 53500 racer star motors in it. Had to use a Dremel to bore out the original 7mm motor holes. Removed the landing gear, clipped the brackets under the motor mounts, removed LEDs and the battery door for weight savings. Also, like my other brushed build, the higher c batteries helped a lot. It's interesting to fly, but the geared drives give it a real floaty feel, no matter how I try to tune my rates and pids. Don't know if I'd call it a success, but thought I'd share anyways.

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h0lylag   23 days ago  

Any video?

Danballah   23 days ago 

I have a dvr on the way, but no video. Need to try and tune it some more. Too many toys!

thumbtwiddler   29 days ago  
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this is pretty much the raceflight phantom equivalent to a tiny whoop

Danballah   29 days ago 
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I thought it would work out so much better than it did. It works, it's just not near as fun as I had hoped. I've thought about 2s, but the only 2s motors I can find are less than half the kv, do I don't know if it would do any good, especially with the heavier battery too

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