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My First Drone Build Thread

Ray1609

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Hi Guys

I've been building my first racer over the last few months (as funds allowed,) so I thought I should post a build thread!
I already have a transmitter so didn't need to buy one of those

parts bought -
  • 1x Martian 230 carbon frame kit with PDB
  • 1x SPF3 Acro Flight controller
  • 4x pocket rocket 20a 2-4s BlHelis OPTO D Shot ESCS
  • 2x RS BR2205 2300KV Motor Pair - Blue
  • 1x 5v dropper
  • 1x XT60 Adapter
  • 1x Orange R615x Receiver
  • 1xDrone Lab Chaos 4s 1500mah 75-150c Lipo Battery
  • 1x DAL V1 5" Bullnose Tri-Blade Prop Pack Black
  • 1x DAL V1 5" Bullnose Tri-Blade Prop Pack Blue
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I had a bit of a game getting it all soldered as I hadn't soldered for about 12 years!
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it all came together quick after I got going!
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I then had a few issues getting it set up...and I somehow armed it whilst I held it..and it bit me!
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so I then left it for a few weeks whilst I built my enthusiasm back!

well...that's all the pics I have for now

ill add more once ive uploaded the ones with the camera and vtx

hopefully I didn't bore you sensless!
 

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Fitted the runcam swift, fatshark vtx and a gopro ripoff as i cant find a way to record at the moment..fingers crossed i solve that soon!

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