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Offline Kananga

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F4 v2 build 4.1 with camera
« on: November 01, 2018, 05:26:59 PM »
Hi guys, new to the site and this will be my first fully printed multi as I've always been sceptical of strength but you can't all be wrong lol.

I've just started printing the bits, I aim to end up with a gimbal on the front but I'm unsure of the camera yet.
In my parts bin I've a few fcs but all a year or 2 old now. I've a new naza I thought I would use but I do like the auto flying modes the real mavic has and from memory the naza can't do that so I'm printing the bits while I ponder what to do.

One last thing,
I'm printing in glow in the dark filament!
« Last Edit: November 02, 2018, 03:32:42 PM by Kananga »

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Re: Naza build 4.1 with camera
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2018, 09:54:38 PM »
Nice, looking forward to seeing your progress  :)

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Re: F4 v2 build 4.1 with camera
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2018, 03:43:50 PM »
Thanks.

I've made my mind up, I'm going to leave the naza v2 for its intended project.
I want the expandability of a f3 build so I've been shopping.

I've gone for an all in 1 solution, the prospect of one part blowing and scrapping the lot is scary but I'm willing to give it a go.
https://m.banggood.com/Holybro-Kakute-F4-V2-Flight-Controller-Tekko32-35A-4-In-1-Blheli-32-3-6S-Brushless-ESC-p-1271330.html?rmmds=myorders

I've gone for some motors on the cheaper side but seem to have a following,
https://m.banggood.com/4X-Racerstar-Racing-Edition-2212-BR2212-980KV-2-4S-Brushless-Motor-For-350-380-400-Frame-Kit-p-1083199.html?rmmds=myorders

The GPS side of things eluded me a bit, I'm used to plug and play so I've used my best guess,
https://m.banggood.com/7M8M-M8N-GPS-Module-for-APM-Pixhawk-CC3D-Naze32-F3-Flight-Control-p-1078657.html?rmmds=myorders

I've also ordered a set original props and some carbon fibre run quiet copies.

I hope nothing's too wrong in those?

I'm guessing the middle body part I printed above is different to the f3 version I'm now printing and will need to be redone?

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Re: F4 v2 build 4.1 with camera
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2018, 02:59:25 PM »
Quick question for anyone reading,
Ive printed the bits and before I start cleaning them up I couldn't stop myself from doing a dry fit to see where I'm up to he he.

I've noticed there's no room under the front arm pivot for the nut without the rear arms hitting it when folded. What am I missing or do you all just fold the arms until they hit the nuts and make do with that?
I'm thinking the only way round it is to use countersunk bolts and let them in underneath and have the nut on top.
Any hints?

Forgive the mess I've not cleaned the slurry off yet.

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Re: F4 v2 build 4.1 with camera
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2018, 01:41:57 PM »
You're right, I never really noticed it before. I guess the best solution would be to put some holes in the rear legs to enable them to sit flush. 
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Re: F4 v2 build 4.1 with camera
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2018, 04:39:57 PM »
Thanks for your reply.
I think i'm going to use some countersunk screws and machine a nice low profile dome nut for the top.

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Re: F4 v2 build 4.1 with camera
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2018, 11:31:48 PM »
 :D hi thanks to CdRsKuLL for doing this Re: Mavic Clone STL i have a Tronxy X1 3D Printer and im in the Tronxy X1 group on Facebook some of the members my be joining this group soon and iv also asked them to give you a donashion if they use your stl file
,im building it right now and im going to be fitting black widow motors 2200kv also im using the new pics hawk mini with gps
would you be interested in seeing how i get on and maybe a videos to show how i am working on it ...i am also using car body filler with it and that looks mint

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Re: F4 v2 build 4.1 with camera
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2018, 12:23:47 PM »
You've posted in my build thread, I think you meant to post in the files thread. I'm afraid the answers to your questions won't be answered here you will get more responce in the correct threads.

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Re: F4 v2 build 4.1 with camera
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2018, 02:08:06 PM »
The stuff from China has arrived, just waiting on the ball plungers now.
Time to start trial fitting stuff I think :)