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  1. CarolineTyler

    I think I have the tricopter bug....

    At less than £4 per frame I couldn't resist.....so I bought 2, spares are always useful!!!! :D Caroline
  2. CarolineTyler

    Tricopter build

    Ok, built my first tricopter and tonight it took its first little hops... :eek::eek::eek: Main parts are 3D printed, booms carbon fibre. Micro cc3d as the flight computer. Caroline
  3. kpixels

    How To Crash A Homebuilt Multicopter

    Quadcopters And Tricopters Crash Compilation Crash compilation from several years of building and flying. Watch various quadcopters and tricopterst falling from the sky in crisis.
  4. S

    Electrohub Alternative

    Hi Everyone, I'm looking into building another tricopter or Y6. I wanted to use the Electrohub but it's been discontinued :cry: Anyway, does anyone have any suggestions for an alternative to the Electrohub? It doesn't need to have an integrated PDB. The shape and ability to the mount the...
  5. W

    First Build Help -Tricopter

    I cannot seem to bind my Taranis to my receiver. I've detailed what I'm doing in the videos below. Hopefully someone can help me out here, as I have no idea... https://youtu.be/nFlZNiAYh7A https://youtu.be/6gFx_DZS2zs
  6. M

    Tricopter Trouble

    I had a working Tricopter - David's RCExplorer v.3 using Cleanflight Naze 1.12.0. I've been in school and have not had time to work on it until l recently. When I connected it to Cleanflight, it forced me to upgrade to 2.0.2. Now I can't get the front two motors to spin. I can connect them...
  7. C

    Issue with motors not spinning up

    I recently got out my Mini Tricopter from RC Explorer to get that working again. I am using Cleanflight for setup on a Naze32. After installing the new firmware (Triflight 0.7) I went through the steps which I had done several times before. This time when I got to plugging in the battery I...
  8. R

    LONG READ: Dragon Fly w/ KK2.1 HC Programming Issues

    Setup: Flite Test Dragon Fly kit (Electro hub, wooden booms, fasteners, motor mounts, Tough Tilt) Motors: EMAX 2213-935kv (x5) Props: Graupner 10x5x3 (x5) ESC's: Spider 30A Non BEC - SimonK flashed from factory (x5) Flight Controller: KK2.1 HC w/detachable LCD programmer RX: Spektrum...
  9. E

    FPV winter in Holland

    Here is a compilation video of some flights I made over the last two weeks with my tricopter: enjoy! Erwin
  10. O

    Tricopter motors

    I am building a tricopter as per Davids Version 3. My last multi was a 250 class quad, which flew exceptionally well, but was not really the direction I wanted to go. Both David and Josh seem to favor tricopters for photography, so that is where I am going. However, money, as always, is an...
  11. A

    Yes, I am a noob... halp

    Hey guys, Just created my account and trying to figure this out.... Wanting to post a thread on my custom Arduino Tricopter build.... how do I go about doing that?? Thanks Charlie
  12. D

    Autonomous Systems

    Hello! I am a new to the hobby... Kind of. I have done lots of autonomous stuff through my college working with some crazy technologies and planes. I have recently taken an interest into racing quads and tri-copters. just ordered an electrohub to see what i can do with it. But, Mostly I was...
  13. S

    KK2.1 ESC Calibration Problems

    Hey, I'm new to this hobby and I'm building David Windestal's Tricopter 2.6HV for my first multirotor w/ a set of a Turnigy 9x Tx and Rx. When I finished building, I had this problem where the motor to the front right spun up and began throttling up even when I was barely giving any throttle...
  14. C

    Motors for multiple hats

    Hi guys! I am on a really tight budget for projects. I want to build FT planes, and then after that use those same motors to create a tricopter. What motor would be good to create a nice tricopter, but at the same time works for FT planes, like the Guinea Pig,FT-3D,(Kraken maybe?) etc. Is there...
  15. R

    Tricopter frame style

    Hi everyone. I'm building a tricopter, it's really to see if I'm wanting to buy a rexplorer v4 frame, since I have had nothing to do with tricopters yet. I've built some of the rear tilt mechanism, just needs some shaping and bits and pieces before that's done, linkages, standoffs between...
  16. ScreamingChicken

    Tricopter major tail heaviness

    Hi all, Having a bit of trouble figuring out what to do with this Electrohub Tricopter of mine. I've tried mounting the battery at the front horizontally, even added a few small lead sinkers, but it's still tail heavy....rear motor gets much hotter than the front ones. Tips backward on the...
  17. T

    Tricopter Transmitter settings ?? (Heli v. Acro, StickSet Mode) ???

    I've just completed a tricopter build and I am wondering what I should set my radio to, Heli v. Acro and what StickSet Mode I should use? Any help would be appreciated. Specs: i86L Flight Controller Plush 40A ESC's AX-2810Q-750KV motors Turing 9X radio
  18. V

    FREE - tricopter arms with servo

    I have converted my Tricopter to a Quad so do not need the original three wood arms with included servo. I will ship for FREE to seriously interested party (only with in USA). Luck, Vince
  19. H

    Building my first Tricopter - Advice and tips appreciated! Current list of items

    Hello! I am looking forward building my first tricopter that i can be proud of! Any advice and tips are welcome! I am pretty new to this kind of stuff but I'm willing to learn and hopefully make quality work! Still looking around and trying to find right parts for my build, so I'm turning here...
  20. M

    Lumenier qav210 or RcExplorer Mini Tricopter build?

    Im looking to upgrade from my 3s RoboCat 270 build, but I'm not sure on what frame to get. I'm planning to get new motors and escs too. Can someone list the pros and cons of each? Which frame is better for what? Has anyone used any of the frames? Especially the mini tricopter, is it any good...