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    Poor Man's Quad


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    Some stuff I had around the house.


    Mock up.


    The Idea.


    Progress.


    Canopy mod.


    Landing Gear.


    Wiring up.



    Wiring up.



    Anti-Vibration pad from HK Quad Board packaging.




    Top



    Bottom




    Side






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    Electronics:
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    (4) x Motors: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=8622

    (4) x ESC's: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=4312

    Power Distribution PCB: http://store.jdrones.com/product_p/quadpdpcb1.htm

    Quad Copter Board: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...ol_Board_.html

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    Frame Parts
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    (2) x 150mm x 150mm Plywood

    (4) x 16mm x 16mm x 300mm Square Wood Stock (Mine are Red Oak, not light but can take a 380 foot fall with n/p)


    Landing Gear: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...ding_Skid.html

    http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...Skid_Pipe.html

    Canopy: Used DVD-R/CD-R Case or for those fancy folks a Dummy Camera Dome (im trying to hunt down one for a cheap $$)

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    Current Setup
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    APC 10x4.7SF Props

    1/3-inch SONY CCD (Hobby King's $16)

    SkyLark Trace OSD

    Chain Link LRS Rx

    HD Wing Camera

    Hobby King's 900mhz 800mWTx

    3s 2200mah battery (6~min of flight)

    Weight - battery = 921g

    http://fpvlab.com/forums/showthread....ll=1#post22550



    http://fpvlab.com/forums/showthread....-NEW-TRICOPTER



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    I have already flown this in the basement, flies great! Tomorrow I’m taking it outside. Vids will come.....
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    Good job MacGuyver
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    Looks good! Why not fly it in "X" mode?
    Long range FPV is so 2009

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    Quote Originally Posted by saucisse View Post
    Looks good! Why not fly it in "X" mode?
    Default setting on the board, I don’t have the programmer yet.
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    Just thought of this. I think it would look cool if i replaced the cd rom holder with one of these dummy domes.
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    Do the mixing with your radio! Which radio do you have?
    Long range FPV is so 2009

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    Looks pretty sweet to me. Nice job! What controller are you using?

    -Alex
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    It is a kk controller. Just put delta mixing on in your transmitter and you can fly in x mode.

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    Quote Originally Posted by saucisse View Post
    Do the mixing with your radio! Which radio do you have?
    Awesome Idea!!! Futaba 9C, any idea where i can look up the mixes? Wanted to go fly this afternoon and donít wana sit home dicking with it.


    Quote Originally Posted by IBCrazy View Post
    Looks pretty sweet to me. Nice job! What controller are you using?

    -Alex
    Should of Posted Links:

    Board:
    http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...ol_Board_.html

    Motors:
    http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=8622

    ESC's:
    http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=4312

    Power Distribution Board:

    http://store.jdrones.com/product_p/quadpdpcb1.htm

    You can make one:

    http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1399712

    Props:

    http://store.jdrones.com/product_p/ac1045comp.htm
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