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Hexa purchase decisions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chad Hill Nov 22, 2012. 4 Replies

After spending the summer successfully shooting AP with a small quad built from cheap components from GLB, I am getting ready to build a slightly more powerful hexa to carry a larger camera. Does…Continue

 

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Chad Hill replied to Chris Blackburn's discussion screws too short for 3DR APM 2.5 case
"Just a follow up for me: I had posted on here in april about having gotten a case with screws that were too short. Chris followed up with me in this thread and over PM and I got some screws in the mail almost immediately. "
Aug 4, 2013
Chad Hill replied to Chris Blackburn's discussion screws too short for 3DR APM 2.5 case
"Hey, thanks Chris! I realized that my comment may have sounded like I am a resentful user. I considered the problem with the case to be relatively incidental to really liking the APM system. Sending a pm. "
Apr 3, 2013
Chad Hill replied to Chris Blackburn's discussion screws too short for 3DR APM 2.5 case
"I had this problem too. Got a case right after they came out and could screw the halves together with no board inside, but not WITH a board inside. Got annoyed and never bothered to try to track down some appropriate screws..."
Apr 3, 2013
Chad Hill replied to Jimmy robson's discussion mission planner for MAC,
"Parallels works OK too, running win 7, also can do no win background, but I prefer to run windows on a second virtual desktop (space?) and not use "coherence".  "
Dec 31, 2012
Chad Hill replied to Chad Hill's discussion Hexa purchase decisions
"So maybe that tarot frame with these motors: http://www.rctimer.com/index.php?gOo=goods_details.dwt&goodsid=509&productname=  and 40a simonk escs from rctimer? running 12" props? Is this overkill? Thanks for those links. "
Nov 22, 2012
Dave C replied to Chad Hill's discussion Hexa purchase decisions
"I'm using mostly simonk esc's myself, many people are, many other people think it makes little difference. If you are going to spend that much on motors, i'd just go for tiger or axi or similar - they are very good, and defo work…"
Nov 22, 2012
Chad Hill replied to Chad Hill's discussion Hexa purchase decisions
"Thanks for responding DaveC. I had definitely not heard that about the disc motors. Thats concerning. It turns out I waited too long on that frame and now its back to pre-order on fox tech, though Id probably be willing to wait the 2 weeks to get…"
Nov 22, 2012
Dave C replied to Chad Hill's discussion Hexa purchase decisions
"The only problem i see is here that I've heard simonk firmware will not work with pancake motors, but not sure why this is."
Nov 22, 2012
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Hexa purchase decisions

After spending the summer successfully shooting AP with a small quad built from cheap components from GLB, I am getting ready to build a slightly more powerful hexa to carry a larger camera. Does anyone have any feedback about pairing this frame:http://www.foxtechfpv.com/tarot-fy680-cf-folding-hexacopterpreorder-p-810.htmlwith these motors:…See More
Nov 22, 2012

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