Baby Silverback

By UnderDawg on Nov 28, 2017

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I love the sound of a hex in the morning...

I decided to build another three-inch frame, but this time I used 1407 motors and the Foxeers micro camera with built-in OSD.
I really like how it turned out and I'm looking forward to ripping it up at the local park with this little beast.


Part List


Zuul Gozer 175 Hexa (2 builds)

Flight Controller

F3 Flight Controller Acro 6 DOF/Deluxe 10 DOF for RC Multirotor FPV Racing Drone (83 builds)


6 x Spedix ES 20 Lite, 20A Blheli_S ESCs


6 x DYS MR1407 II 4300KV 3-4S FPV Racing Brushless Motor for RC Drone FPV Racing (7 builds)


2 Pairs Gemfan Flash 3052 3.0x5.2 PC 3-blade Propeller 5mm Mounting Hole for 1306-1806 Motor (4 builds)

FPV Camera

Foxeer Arrow Micro Pro 600TVL CCD FPV Camera w/ OSD (2.1mm or 1.8mm) - Choose Your Color & Lens (226 builds)

FPV Transmitter

AKK X2P 5.8Ghz 0.01mW/25mW/200mW/500mW/800mW Switchable FPV Transmitter with Pigtail Compatible with Betaflight OSD FC (13 builds)


EMAX Pagoda Antenna RHCP Set of 2 - 50mm and 80mm (62 builds)


XM PLUS (Mini SBUS Non-telemetry Full Range) (1332 builds)

Power Distribution

Matek Systems PDB-XT60 W/ BEC 5V & 12V 2oz Copper for RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor (139 builds)


FrSky ACCST Taranis Q X7 2.4GHz 16CH Mode 2 Transmitter Blue Orange for RC FPV Racing Drone (200 builds)

HD Camera

Caddx Turtle V2 Mini/Micro FPV Camera / HD DVR 1080P 60 FPS Recorder - Choose Your Color (51 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)
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buildflycrash   Dec 13, 2017  

nice build, I'm using those same motors on a quad and I can just imagine how fast a hex with them would be!

UnderDawg   Dec 15, 2017 

I first saw the DYS 1407 motors on your IX3 build...Lol. Thanks!!

acromode   Nov 28, 2017  

c l e a n

UnderDawg   Nov 28, 2017 


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