Martian2 Reverse

By DanRichmond on Feb 27, 2022

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built this martian II frame backwards to fit the vtx in the back better.... also maybe i did it on accident
built as test bed on used frame new everything else
ELRS on R9 hardware
conformal coated
greased



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Part List

Frame

220mm FPV Racing Drone Frame 5 inch Carbon Fiber Quadcopter Frame Kit with 5030 Propellers+Lipo Battery Strap (10 builds)
Amazon.com
$26.99

Flight Controller

HAKRC F7230D 3-6S HD Flight Controller for DJI
Getfpv.com
$69.99

ESCs

HAKRC 45A 2-6S BLHeli_S 4-in-1 ESC
Getfpv.com
See Site

Motors

4 x EMAX ECO II Series 2306 2400Kv Motor (33 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$63.96

Propellers

HQ Prop ETHIX S3 5x3.1x3 Tri-Blade 5" Prop 4 Pack - WatermelonDefault Title (49 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.49

FPV Camera

RunCam Phoenix 2 1/2 CMOS 1000TVL 2.1mm M12 Lens FOV 155 Degree 4:3/16:9 PAL/NTSC Switchable FPV Camera (46 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$29.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 HV (SMA) VTx Video Transmitter (16 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$49.95

Antenna

2pcs Foxeer 5.8G Lollipop 3 2.5DBi Omni FPV Antenna RHCP SMA/RP-SMA for RC Drone Airplane (29 builds)
Banggood.com
$19.99

Receiver

FrSky R9MM OTA 900MHz Micro Receiver - ACCESS (87 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$23.49

Batteries

CNHL Black Series 100C 4S LiPo Battery - 1500mAh
Getfpv.com
See Site

Goggles

SKYZONE SKY04X OLED 5.8GHz 48CH Steadyview Receiver 1280X960 Display FPV Goggles Support DVR With Head Tracker Fan For RC Racing (17 builds)
Banggood.com
$565.99

3D Printed

Martian II gopro 8 camera buzzer mounts by DanRichmond (2 builds)
Thingiverse.com
See Site

Misc Parts

Supr Straps — SuprDlux
Suprdluxfpv.com
$9.99

Misc Parts

Ummagawd UMMAGRIP Universal Super Sticky Battery Pad (175 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$4.99

Misc Parts

Matek Lost Model Beeper & FPV FC 5V Loud Buzzer (34 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.59

Misc Parts

Mg Chemicals 422B-55ML Silicone Modified Conformal CoatingDefault Title (2 builds)
Eio.com
$18.04

Misc Parts

NyoGel PG-44A Super Damping Grease (5g Tube) (7 builds)
Oveready.com
$15.00
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Jodie Froster   Mar 03, 2022  

I like what you have done with the frame. It looks like better cam protection, and better mounting options for your antennas.
What's it like, working with the grease? As you handle the quad, or do repairs, does it skooge out and get on your hands? I'm not worried about getting dirty, i'm just curious. I imagine you don't use much of it, and it's a non-issue, but I have never used it. I wonder what it's like for the gyro, the quads we fly are already superb, so it's not really for us. Strange days.

I watched your tree flying vid, you are brave!

DanRichmond   Oct 29, 2023 
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it can be messy when applying it. it will of course spread to everything you touch if there's some on your fingers. I just let it be messy until I'm done then clean it off. it will collect dirt and grass will stick to it if excess not cleaned up after applying. I think it's worth it frame makes different (less) sound when dropped on table with/without grease
(yes very little required I've done like 5 quads off smallest bottle I could find and just over half gone)

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