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DarkButterfly:
18 Aug 2019 19:13:57
Had another negative encounter, it's been a few years since the last one, just an uneducated ******, going on about drones being illegal yada yada yada.    :-/
Still that didn't spoil my flying time, had an absolute blast  ~~
Gaza07:
07 Aug 2019 19:52:01
ooooh mrs jones  :D
hoverfly:
30 Jul 2019 15:26:34
D.B. you tightwad.. :cool:
atomiclama:
29 Jul 2019 20:14:10
DB that just means you have shed loads of props in the first place ;-)
DarkButterfly:
29 Jul 2019 18:53:33
Just had a thought, even with all the crashing I've done, I haven't bought any replacement props in over a year ~~
ched:
09 Jul 2019 19:45:42
May the sun shine and winds be light for BFU#8. Son't forget lots of vids for those of us unable to attend.  :D
Gaza07:
09 Jul 2019 18:10:30
Hope you all have a great day  :beer2:
Andy7:
09 Jul 2019 14:05:28
BFU#8 details locked in for this saturday - see the head of the forum thread for all details.
hoverfly:
05 Jul 2019 21:51:05
Good for genital warts as well......or so I'm told.. :hmm
DarkButterfly:
05 Jul 2019 21:48:24
Just fixed a busted SMA connector on my TBS unity pigtail, it suffered badly in a recent crash and split in two, nothing a touch of the soldering iron couldn't fix  :D
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Looking for a new pro airframe - DJI F550 perhaps?

Started by dani_r, Monday,May 27, 2013, 11:04:59

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dani_r

Hello all!

Looking for a bit of advice please :)

I have a Vulcan 1200mm Hexa which is my flagship aircraft for the business! Looks awesome, does what it needs to do, has all the toys etc etc.

I';m now looking for something smaller, lighter, not so hard to transport. So my thoughts turned to the DJI F550. Seems cheap and cheerful, built for my preferred FC which is the Naza in this case (Have WKM on the Vulcan).

My concerns however turn to the electronics included with the kits. I understand the DJI props are useful for stirring paint and that';s about it! Also, the DJI motors force you to use their props I believe (?) so they have to go. What do people recommend? I use tiger motors on the big hexa (3515-400kv running 6S) and I like them a lot.

At the moment I will only be looking to haul a Go-Pro 3 and some sort of brushless gimbal. Nice and easy for small scale jobs and light structural surveying work.

Any thoughts anyone has would be much appreciated :)

Cheers

Dani

Manxman27

Hi Dani

Uav shop sell a kit that comes with tiger motors.
http://tinyurl.com/nr4w72y

I';ve got my eye on their 450 kit.

mickyt

I use torxpower 900kv motors on dji 550 arms with graupner 9x5 props and they are spot on
If someone throw's a stone at you throw a flower at them just remember to throw the pot with it.

dani_r

Thanks for the feedback gents!

Are those Torx motors made by the same group that make Tiger motors? They look almost exactly the same as the T2212/ 800kvs!

mickyt

Hi Dani_r yes made by the same people team black sheep get the same motors just have their name on theirs quadcopter uk have them made to the spec but their the same motors just a different colour scheme mine are on my TBS Discovery and that flys really well.
If someone throw's a stone at you throw a flower at them just remember to throw the pot with it.

Friskle

So long as you use Props with an 8mm bore, they can also be used on the DJI motors, so your not totally stuck with using just DJI props.
Yuneec Q500+
Yuneec Typhoon H
Nano QX2
Nano QX3D
Blade 180QX
Blade 200QX
DJI 450 frame + Naza M V2 = GPS
ZMR 250
250 Pro - Dys 2300kv motors , Naze32 Acro
300 Folding Frame sporting a Naza Lite + GPS