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David's tricopter whitespy-restrict quads set up. I'm new to multirotorsns

#1
So I’m planning a build of a v3 tricopter.
I have never flown a proper multirotor. Only micro-toy kinds. I couldn’t even tell you which one as it was borrowed.
I am a much better builder than pilot and I expect repairs. So I may save the carbon booms for later and cut myself some spruce arms.
I’m basing my tastes on reviews I’ve seen. So I have (on those arbitrary basis) decided I want to buy from whitespyquads.com
i believe they are also known as ready to fly quads
I am going to list my current build list but I figured I would give y’all a chance to make recomendations without simply saying that will or won’t work.
 
#2
Motors: http://witespyquad.gostorego.com/motors/brushless-outrunner-hacker-style-20-28m.html
ESC:

http://witespyquad.gostorego.com/speed-controllers/rtf-escez-20amp.html

prop:
9×4.5-10×4.5
Flight Controller:

http://witespyquad.gostorego.com/flight-controllers/kk2-0-multi-rotor-lcd-flight-control-board.html

Rx-Tx:
I own a spectrum dx5 and a five channel receiver. Should I upgrade?
Battery:
I own turnigy 3s 2200.
I could make a pair in parallel?
Or is four cell a much better choice?
Servo:

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/...igital_Servo_w_Heat_Sink_3_9kg_13sec_16g.html

are those always out of stock?
I’ve been considering

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/...tal_Servo_w_Heat_Sink_5_4kg_11sec_22_5g_.html

and all the mounting issues it might bring.
Anyone know a good source for the bluebird servos?
 

johnmw

propulsion impromptu
#4
i have no suggestion to offer other than to stick with proper power wires.
if color is of a preference, you could consider black silicone wire covered with blue braided sleeve.
also make sure the AWG size picked is adequate for the 20A.
 
#5
The audio industry has high standards for wire.
What is proper wire?
14 awg is as larger than the standard wire on all the motors of this size.
I will use 12 awg between the battery and the motors.
I don't know anything about the turnigy silicone wire on hobby king. If you are talking about something else ill have a look.
I've worked in the audio industry and I like what I used there.
I appreciate the advice, but the wire is good stuff.
on rcexplorer the only advise I got was against the props
which I admittedly know less about.
I figured the last post was just a goof.
or at least a bit less significant that the second.
 
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