Alligator 5 mk2 O3 build

By AlligatorFPV on Feb 28, 2024

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Amazing Frame. Easy to build, versatile, robust and easy to maintain.



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Jodie Froster   Feb 29, 2024  

The frame design is great (is that your design?). The motor protection is smart, where you have the 2 "bumper lobes" in the perfect place, AND LED integration!! The smooth edges, to decrease crash forces, the vertical carbon for the cam (which I am not a fan of, conceptually) has big enough tabs to be resilient in crashes.
I love the motor choice, the total package seems decently lightweight for a freestyle rig. I love that you have leaned all the way into the 03 as your filming rig, so no gopro, you get to use a fat battery, and still be lighter than rigs for the last ~5 years. All around winner. I also like the battery lead hole in the frame (though I could see hard mounting the XT-60 here, little surprised that didn't get included, since you did everything imaginable, other than paint the frame).
I looked at what I assume to be your frame designs on armattan, and that slammed hex is looking reeeeeal good, I might splurge on it. Usually I won't even consider a frame if it's $100, but that hex has a lot of carbon, it seems like the price is legit there. I saw the "gator head" on that bottom plate, that's a cool detail. If It weren't for your comment I would have missed it altogether. If I build one, ill try to paint the details into the gator face on the bottom :)

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