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WLToys v949 New Color Canopy

WLToys v949 New Color Canopy

Categories: mQX, v929
My buddy had his v949 in my lab so I can put on the better performing GWS EP5443 props. Like I mentioned in my earlier blog post, these props are a performance upgrade for Blade mQX, v929, v949 type quadcopters.I took the opportunity to paint him up a canopy in his favorite color, green.I choose a p ...
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Syma X1 Flight Controller

Syma X1 Flight Controller

Categories: Quadcopters, v929
Just received my Syma X1 flight controller. Ordered from Banggood on November 26th and it just got here. If you need things right away, either pay for express shipping or find an alternative source. But Banggood's price is usually pretty good on stuff you don't need right away.Syma X1 board on the l ...
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How to use v929 Motor with Blade mQX

How to use v929 Motor with Blade mQX

Categories: mQX, v929
Many of you know that the Blade mQX motors are pricey at $15 a pop. For the same price, you can buy four v929 and v949 motor and solder to use with the mQX. It's a direct fit because the use the same pinion.Here's the direct link for two clockwise v929 motors for $7.50.Here's two counter-clockwise v ...
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v929 New Canopy

v929 New Canopy

Categories: v929
Here's a peek at what I've been working on. A v929 canopy made from clear PETG. That way, I can paint from underneath like one commonly does to lexan bodies for R/C cars. This prevents the paint from getting scuffed up during crashes. I tried my best to balance weight and durability with this canopy ...
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New WL Toys v949 (v929 with LED)

New WL Toys v949 (v929 with LED)

Categories: v929
Looks like the latest revision of the v929 with the LED light stripe and transmitter that can turn on/off those lights are available for preorder over at BangGood. They are calling it the v949 to distinguish it from the v929. It looks like you get a new type of canopy also. Estimated date of arrival ...
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v929 RX with LED Connectors Available

v929 RX with LED Connectors Available

Categories: v929
I know many have been awaiting the "rev3" v929 that has the LED and ability to switch it on/off from the TX. Aaron from BangGood just leaked that that revision will be available next month.In the mean time, that version's RX board with the LED connectors is already available.You can purchase it here ...
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Magnet Wire Tips and Tricks

Magnet Wire Tips and Tricks

In almost all aspect of life, having the right tool makes the job much easier. When flying micro helicopters and quads, everything has to be micro sized in order to avoid adding unneeded weight that may robs the motor of it's performance.For wires, magnet wires, also known as enamel wires, are a mus ...
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Faux Anodized Motor

Faux Anodized Motor

I am pretty certain I am not the first to take a sharpie to the surface of a motor, but I'll share this technique anyways. My wife gave me a bag of Sharpies last night and this was the first idea that came to mind.I find that the large, wedge shaped Sharpie, stroking in one direction gives a nice ev ...
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v929 Canopy Redux

v929 Canopy Redux

Categories: v929
I made canopy prototype number two and wanted to share the result. See part one here. I am getting better and made a few refinements.The cockpit "eyes" has been redone, modeled after a profile photo of the real TDR helicopter. Then tweak the length to fit the dimension of this canopy.Here's the same ...
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WL Toys v929 Quad

WL Toys v929 Quad

Categories: v929
The latest thing coming out of WL Toys, the maker of the popular v911, is the v929. It's a Blade MQX size clone if you are familiar with that quad. The v929 is a good, fun, stable quad and I am having a blast flying it.My only issue with it is that they model the canopy after the Walkera Ladybird. H ...
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