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Tricopter - First Build - Help Needed

Hi every one :)

My name is Rasmus and i'm from Denmark :)
I'm all new to this forum, but i have been following Josh (x2), David and all the other guys for a time now. Been saving some money for my first RC Unit ever and i want to start with a Tricopter.

For the last half year i have been reading up on multiple sites abut building you own Tricopter with the potential of adding FPV and having around 8-10+ minutes of flightime (slow and steady)

I really want to know from you (who know a lot more than i do) if my parts list is okay:

Essential parts:
Turnigy Talon Tricopter (V1.0) (Doing the Thrust Bearing Mod for the tail)


HobbyKing 30A BlueSeries Brushless Speed Controller (buying the kit to flash Simon K firmware)

NTM Prop Drive Series 28-30A 750kv / 140w

Slow Fly Electric Prop 1045 SF

Slow Fly Electric Prop 1045R SF

TGY-306G-HV High Voltage Ultra Fast/High Torque MG Digital Alloy Cased Servo 3.7kg / .05sec / 21g

Turnigy nano-tech 3300mah 3S 25~50C Lipo Pack (don't know if i should go for a 2200mAh instead)

Got a whole bunch of other stuff like propeller nut accessory pack for the motor, anti vibration padding, screws, nuts, zip ties, thread locker and all the other stuff you need.

Brian fred carr

Site Moderator
What equipment you have sounds good....the only true advice i can give you is to take your time and double check everything....
flash the KK2 board to the 1.5 firmware because the auto level is good and definitely get the esc`s flashed with the simonk....good luck and keep us posted on the forum....fly safe