Crux3ish Walksnail

By ChrisHarmon1 on Feb 24, 2024

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Out of about 30 builds to date, this is by far my current favorite backyard freestyle rig.

Canopy is a Vision 40 v1.1 that I printed out of GIANTARM TPU(rebrand Geetech).
VTX/Cam is Walksnail 1s Lite, VTX is v3 soldered directly to battery Vin
VTX Antenna essentially a 1s lite antenna with balun sleeve removed.
Flight controller is a Darwin 15A with SPI ELRS running Quicksilver v0.10.3
ELRS antenna is a happymodel 2.4ghz T antenna
Stack grommets are 3D printed from Varioshore filament aka Foaming TPU
Brushless motors are HGLRC 1202.5 11,000kv (I believe these are made by rcinpower)
Props are Gemfan 3018 Clear - I love the clear props on a quad with this much in view
Frame is a genuine Crux3 frame measuring in a 2.45mm
Battery Mount is roughly 1 gram TPU designed to fit GNB/RDQ 550mah to 850mah cells
Battery connector is BT2.0
Wiring is secured using sports tape from dollar tree

I have uploaded the battery mount to printables.com if anyone would like to try it out. if you need any changes made please let me know in comments here or there.

https://www.printables.com/model/771291-crux3-1s-battery-mount

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Part List

Frame

Happymodel Crux3 3K Carbon Frame (2 builds)
Getfpv.com
See Site

Flight Controller

DarwinFPV 1-3S F411 AIO Flight Controller w/ 15A Bluejay ESC and ELRS2.0Default Title (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$49.99

Motors

4 x HGLRC SPECTER 1202.5 11000Kv Micro Motor - Titanium/Gold
Racedayquads.com
$53.96

Propellers

Gemfan Hurricane 3018 Durable Bi-Blade 3" Prop 8 Pack (1.5mm) - Choose Your ColorGrey (22 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.29

FPV Camera

Walksnail Avatar HD Mini 1s Lite Camera
Caddxfpv.com
See Site

FPV Transmitter

Walksnail Avatar HD Mini 1s And Mini 1s Lite Module
Caddxfpv.com
See Site

Antenna

Happymodel ExpressLRS EP1 RX 2.4GHz Omnidirectional U.FL Antenna
Getfpv.com
See Site

Batteries

Gaoneng GNB 3.8V 1S 720mAh 100C LiHV Whoop/Micro Battery w/ Cabled - A30 (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$5.71

Power Distribution

BetaFPV BT2.0 1S Whoop Connector Male/Female Set 5 Pack (3 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$4.99

Radio

RadioMaster Zorro MAX EdgeTX RC Transmitter w/ AG01 Mini Hall Gimbals - Choose Version
Racedayquads.com
$218.99

Goggles

Skyzone SKY04X PRO OLED Diversity 5.8GHz FPV Goggles - Black Matte (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$499.99

3D Printed

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Printables.com
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Misc Parts

GIANTARM TPU Filament 1.75mm Flexible Soft 3D Printer Consumables Blue,95A 1kg Spool (2.2 lbs.), Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.05 m
Amazon.com
$26.99

Video Receiver

Walksnail Avatar VRX (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$218.99

Soldering Iron

HGLRC RC1 Smart Soldering Iron - Black Shell
Racedayquads.com
$32.99
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