I finally had a bit of time to work on my quad project.  I think Im nearly finished with the top and bottom plate and I'm printing out the GoPro tilt mount as I type this.  The project is coming along and I'm excited to put it in the air soon.  Here are some Sketchup pics of my mockup file and the test fit model coming together.  Any suggestions on the components?  I am a little split on using a spare KK board, a DJI or a APM.  

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Comment by Hennis de Klerk on October 11, 2012 at 11:37pm

Is there possibility that you can give me the CAD files, would love to print one of these.

Comment by Christiaan van Vollenstee on October 11, 2012 at 11:46pm

Yes the files would be awesome, one can even go as far as to ask the moderators to put it into the docs for those people who want to print their own.

Comment by Peter Meister on October 11, 2012 at 11:57pm

Nice job it looks great....would love the CAD files if your willing to share :)

Comment by sergei lupashin on October 12, 2012 at 1:41am

Hi Mike, looks nice! What's your weight? I suspect you may face a problem there, though it'll probably still fly (just not as long). You may want to think of integrating simple composite structures (e.g. CF tubes for reinforcement + less material for the arms) to try to get the weight down.

Comment by Scott Berfield on October 12, 2012 at 9:27am
Really neat stuff. I have never messed with the 3D pritning thing - what sort of plastic is it? How flexible/strong?
Comment by Mike Bristol on October 12, 2012 at 11:37am

Here are the .stl files so far.  I put it up this morning.  It is still a work in progress.  With my work schedule I thought it would be better to get this published and let some other people tinker with it.  My progress is just moving slowly. If anyone finds and errors or problems with the files please let me know.  So far I haven't had any slicing problems in RepG.  My Thing

Comment by Anderl on October 13, 2012 at 4:07am

Very nice!

Comment by Mike Bristol on October 24, 2012 at 6:11pm

For those interested I have posted Sketchup files over at the 3D Printed Drone Parts Group

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