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If you’re looking at making a quadcopter for the first time, or you don’t have a ton of money then this instructable is for you!
Or maybe you’re not sure that it’s the right thing for you? Let me reassure you, this is a great hobby! The thing I probably love most about quadcopters, especially the bigger ones, is that they can fly in nearly any weather, and are completely stable. Another great thing is that you don’t need a ton of space to fly them.
When I first started building this quadcopter I had many challenges and design flaws to overcome. For starters I had to figure out a sturdy enough frame to withstand the twisting of the motors, secondly I had to find a way to attach the motors, because you can’t use the conventional screws and lock nuts as they rip off far to easily, thirdly I had to find a way to stop the vibrations from the motors traveling through the frame and messing up the gyros inside the controller and lastly I had to figure out how to make my own propellers because I broke all of my spares while testing, and because of lock down circumstances I couldn’t get hold of new ones.
1. Cardboard (nice and sturdy)
2. Receiver & controller
3. Flight control board
4. Motors and ESCs x 4
5. Wood glue
6. Plastic glue
7. Wire and solder
8. PVC pipe
9. Rubber bands
10. Hot gun glue sticks
11. Lipo battery
12. Lipo charger
13. A power supply for the battery charger
14. XT60 connectors
15. A glue stick
16. Wooden skewers
1. Hot glue gun
2. Fine toothed saw
3. Pliers
4. Soldering iron
5. Utility knife
6. Clothe pegs
7. Drill & drill bits (2mm and 5mm)
8. Pen & ruler
9. Sandpaper”

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