Leftover Parts Calimero

By Dave_C FPV on May 12, 2019

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I had a bunch of old micro parts laying around so I decided to build a little toothpick sized quad on the Calimero Frame.
While I initally designed the Calimero HD frame for the Caddx Turtle V2 this is an adaptation for "regular" toothpick builds without HD capable cam. It doesn't have the slots for the SD Card and different mounts to fit 25.5x25.5 whoop boards and 16x16.
This is the first frame I printed out of SainSmart PETG and I am totally blown away by that stuff! It is kind of soft but also impossible to break (just bends at some points) and because it is kind of soft it seems to dampen vibration! I also used it on a build with the Caddy Turtle HD cam and I got insanely smooth video with literally zero jello.



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Jodie Froster   May 12, 2019  

I get stoaked when I see a new post from you now. I can tell before I even read the name on the post, all it takes is a glance at the thumbnail.
I think it needs a polycarbonate bikiini top for the cam/antenni/vTx. Maybe you could just print it a mowhawk?

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Dave_C FPV   May 19, 2019 

Customizable mowhawk ;-)

Jodie Froster   May 19, 2019 

Love it!

HK-AERIAL VTOL   Jun 04, 2019 

Ahhh yeah! That's killer!

StuntMonkeh   Jun 04, 2019  

Printed the ARS v2.0 and the Calimero this week. I'm using your baked PLA method at the moment using some PLA+ as I don't have any PETG.

However I'm really excited to get these built and in the air.

Thanks for your hard work.

P.S. Looking forward to a 3" model...

Dave_C FPV   Jun 04, 2019 

Thank you! :-) 3" Model is coming soon I hope. I just have too many projects in parallel at the moment haha :-D

HK-AERIAL VTOL   Jun 04, 2019 

Really? I just right now discovered I have to have this frame on some Returner 1106's. If you make a 3" I will HAVE to have that on some FD1408 2400 KV's. I'm trying to stop this obsession with building a new quad every month. Your not helping. =]

fovea   May 12, 2019  

very nice simple camera mount. durebility isnt sportive ;-) choosing between active safety - lower weight and better handling or passive safety is allways question about priorities or flying consisdancy. i like possibilities and safety in my activity my hands:
i vote for the pure bikiniless version - more sportive more sexy :-)

kwadkenstine   May 19, 2019 

bouncy bouncy cool.
i am but a man

Dave_C FPV   May 19, 2019  

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