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Well, once again I changed my mind on the goggles. I went with a set that is more expensive but includes a DVR and they were on sale plus I got an additional discount. When I figured in the cost of the more inexpensive goggles and an external DVR I was looking at about $60.00 and these were $80.00 so I figure it's worth the extra with dual diversity and better antennas and DVR.

This is what I ordered:
https://us.banggood.com/Wholesale-Warehouse-Eachine-VR-D2-Pro-Upgraded-5-Inches-800480-40CH-5_8G-Diversity-FPV-Goggles-with-DVR-Lens-Adjustable-wp-Usa-1137808.html?rmmds=myorder

I also ordered a new FCB with OSD:
https://www.banggood.com/Eachine-AIOF3_BRUSHED-Flight-Control-Board-Built-in-OSD-FrskyFlyskyDSM2DSMX-Receiver-Betaflight-p-1107427.html?rmmds=myorder&ID=522764&cur_warehouse=CN

I also ordered another set of motors and I got the 1.25mm connectors for the FCB so the motors will be plug n play:
https://www.banggood.com/4X-Racerstar-8520-8_5x20mm-53500RPM-Coreless-Motor-Upgrade-for-Eachine-QX90-QX95-DIY-Micro-FPV-p-1114279.html?rmmds=myorder&cur_warehouse=CN

All I need is another FPV camera and I will have 2 quads. but only one will have OSD, but it will be a nice backup. Spent more than I planned but that's OK we'll just eat a lot of Ramen this month.
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Multi Rotor Copters (tri, quad, hexa, etc) / Re: Getting back into quads
« Last post by bigal1951 on August 13, 2018, 05:36:14 PM »
Here is another short flight video shooting landings with my new landing pad thanks to Banggood.com. I do enjoy flying this little thing.

https://youtu.be/3uC-SXlvZ18
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Multi Rotor Copters (tri, quad, hexa, etc) / Re: Getting back into quads
« Last post by bigal1951 on July 31, 2018, 09:17:46 PM »
That little thing looks very stable..... Makes me want to get one, but I guess I need to fly what I have 1st... lol

BTW, love the custom fabed screen protector..... :)



DH....

Yeah Dave it is pretty stable and pretty inexpensive. I remember a few years ago we went through the Ladybug or Ladybird phase and it seemed like we all had them. These things are leaps and bounds above those quads. They have the ability to fly like the bigger quads and the same kind of configuring even OSD which is something I am just now delving into, and you can fly them anytime, they are perfect for indoor flight but still able to handle a little wind outside. You can't much go wrong for $50.00 or $60.00. BTW you're not the first to comment on my screen protector. :-)
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Multi Rotor Copters (tri, quad, hexa, etc) / Re: Getting back into quads
« Last post by Davesheli on July 30, 2018, 06:04:20 PM »
That little thing looks very stable..... Makes me want to get one, but I guess I need to fly what I have 1st... lol

BTW, love the custom fabed screen protector..... :)



DH....
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Multi Rotor Copters (tri, quad, hexa, etc) / Re: New 110 Micro Quad Build
« Last post by Davesheli on July 30, 2018, 05:57:10 PM »
That's awesome Al, great build tread....   Thanks for sharing....



DH....
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Multi Rotor Copters (tri, quad, hexa, etc) / Re: New 110 Micro Quad Build
« Last post by bigal1951 on July 24, 2018, 03:36:56 PM »
OK, here is the maiden flight of my new 110 quad. Flies pretty nice, I do like those Racestar motors, they are really smooth and plenty of power.   

https://youtu.be/nuqmSIeIxtI
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Multi Rotor Copters (tri, quad, hexa, etc) / Re: New 110 Micro Quad Build
« Last post by bigal1951 on July 24, 2018, 06:25:09 AM »
Ready to go, did a terrible job splicing the motor wires but my hands are just too big for those tiny little wires but it works, we'll see how it flies later when I give it it's maiden.

Ready to go, top view:


Ready to go, side view:
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Multi Rotor Copters (tri, quad, hexa, etc) / Re: New 110 Micro Quad Build
« Last post by bigal1951 on July 23, 2018, 11:17:10 PM »
Well, I decided to transfer my receiver/flight control combo and FPV camera from my QX95 over to the new 110mm quad mainly because I like the Racestar motors and the "H" style frame but wouldn't you know it the damn plugs on the new motors are a hair bigger than the male plugs mounted on the board. If you look at the pictures I think you can see how minute the difference is but it's enough. Of course I screwed up and didn't check before I took everything apart and started putting it back together, that's when I noticed it. Who would have thought they would have 2 different size plugs on a micro like this, not me obviously. So now I have to cut the wires and splice them so I can fly this. On the other 110 I built I purchased the board with no plugs mounted and purchased the plugs separately so I knew they would match but now I have to jury rig this to get it to work, I'm pissed. I'm too tired to mess with it tonight so I guess this will be a project for another day. Anyway, here are some pictures, enjoy.

Here is the 110 frame with the electronics ready to go in:


Here is the frame with the electronics roughly mounted:


Pretty much buttoned up:


Just a hair difference:
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Multi Rotor Copters (tri, quad, hexa, etc) / Re: New 110 Micro Quad Build
« Last post by bigal1951 on July 23, 2018, 06:57:00 PM »
OK, I came up with an idea on how to protect the wires on the bottom of the motors from wearing when landing on them. I had an old set of motor protectors I bought for my original QX80 but never used. I cut the mount loose from the rest and mounted them to the bottom of the motors. Then I cut a notch in the bottom for the wires and used some hot glue to protect the wires and the bottom of the motor. I hope this will work ok, we'll see.  :t2030:

This is the original motor protector:


This is the mount with the notch cut in it:


This is the mount with the hot glue, gives good protection and makes it easy to keep the quad level:
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Multi Rotor Copters (tri, quad, hexa, etc) / Re: Getting back into quads
« Last post by bigal1951 on July 23, 2018, 06:54:46 PM »
Another short indoor video just for the hell of it. I'm just videoing my flights and posting them to play with my new action cam so you won't hurt my feelings if you don't watch, I do this just in case some of you need a video fix. Oh yeah and I put up some photos of my half assed build of my 110 quad in case you need a build fix.

https://youtu.be/ZxDUs9K0_g4
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