Quadrotors and Multirotors

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by biggziff, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. DakarNick

    DakarNick Swabee

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    +1 Awesome quad for the money. Best part about (most) hobby grade stuff is replacement parts and customer support.

    Blade makes the nQX and is owned and distributed by Horizon Hobby which makes multiple other types of quads, airplanes, helicopters, boats, and cars.
  2. biggziff

    biggziff Funk Soul Bruvah

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    Here's a couple photos from tonight's flying. I have a video uploading to youtube that will explain the second one better.

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  3. biggziff

    biggziff Funk Soul Bruvah

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    Video from above images.....the end is pretty good.... :evil

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  4. Bender

    Bender I can pass this guy..

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    Without going into detail, I'll say that I really like the return to home feature on this 350qx.

    :clap
  5. DakarNick

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    Awesome! I will be attempting flips tomorrow! Wish me luck!

    Me, too! So easy and accurate!
  6. Tripl Nikl

    Tripl Nikl Long timer

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    Perfect. With all the options out there I was a bit :eek1 after looking at 'em. I don't want to spend a ton of money, but sometimes spending a bit more gets a much better value, ya know?

    Nice. Always good to get a "second" on a recommend. I'll check 'em out.
  7. CousinLarry

    CousinLarry Ridin Dirty

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    Careful with the 350QX! Lots of reports on the blades popping in mid air. The design on those props is pretty stupid looking.. Proprietary crap.

    Pull them and check for cracks on the bottom side..
  8. Bender

    Bender I can pass this guy..

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    Done did check 'em. Check em before and after every flight till someone puts 'em out in CF.
  9. biggziff

    biggziff Funk Soul Bruvah

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    Just remember to start at least 3 mistakes high! :evil
  10. CousinLarry

    CousinLarry Ridin Dirty

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    How does it fly otherwise?

    I am waiting a frame set for my V-tail quad. Haven't flown it in a couple weeks!!

    My VisionAire is a 4S beast now, it rocks. One of my favorite planes.
  11. DakarNick

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    Oh yeah! Tried it out! Double rolled it. 1.6++ works great! Much more enjoyable to fly now.

    Mine flies awesome! I have also been checking the props. It is fairly fast on stability mode and locks pretty well. Return To Home is just plain cool :D

    Did you crash your V-tail?

    I'm going to eat and maybe throw the Go Pro on the T copter to get some flipping video.
  12. biggziff

    biggziff Funk Soul Bruvah

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    1.6 ++ is magic!


  13. DakarNick

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    Yessir! I'll get better video tomorrow :)

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  14. Thinc2

    Thinc2 Paciugo

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    :d
  15. CousinLarry

    CousinLarry Ridin Dirty

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    I'll have to check out 1.6++ - how do you load it? PC/USB?

    Yeah I crashed the Vtail. Doing some nutty flying to show a buddy what it could do - I did a hard tail drag (unintentional! haha) on the concrete which buckled the rear motor mounts and balled it up a bit. haha.. It was pretty cool looking but too much for epoxy to fix.

    I just got the frame in the mail yesterday so I should be back together soon!

    I got the new Motor/ESC/BEC for the VisionAire last night and got that thing working. Swinging a 13x8 prop on 4S it should be a powerhouse. Lunch break is in an hour, everything is in the car ready to go, and the sun is shining ;)
  16. biggziff

    biggziff Funk Soul Bruvah

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    You need to have the USB interface to update the KK board

    http://www.rc-fever.com/index.php?r...currency=USD&gclid=CMTP1urz9bkCFYWf4AodYGoAMw

    Consider looking at the wood Simplecopter Vtail frame or make one yourself. I dorked my Tricopter in (per the video) and broke the right boom, 2 props and cracked the tail boom. 15 minutes, 6 zip ties and some thin CA and I was flying again.
  17. CousinLarry

    CousinLarry Ridin Dirty

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    Yeah my buddy built a wooden tri and the thing is a rocket! Very cool. I like watching the tail wiggle around too .. It's like it's alive!
  18. DakarNick

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    :earAny pics? I haven't followed Matt lately. I made my own T-copter based on his design. There are enough differences to call it my own, I think. A V-tail would be cool :D
  19. biggziff

    biggziff Funk Soul Bruvah

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    www.simplecopter.com

    Videos including build video at the bottom. I'm not seeing the benefit or difference of the V tail. His flying it seemed just like the tri in flight videos.

    http://www.simplecopter.com/simplecopter-v-tail-the-tilt/
  20. DakarNick

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    Thanks! Here is another vid from this evening. I didn't have time to fly right after work but I was able to sneak three batteries in before it was too dark. Hopefully I can get a few in tomorrow while the early morning light is nice.

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