Jimmy's Tricopter

Based on David's "Rc Explorer" build blogs.  Great work!!

Work in progress. High power 4s tricopter,  or 3s Watch this space.

Shopping list of what I used.

KK2 board                         http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=24723&aff=887447

USBasp Programer           http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=21321&aff=887447

Motor D2830-11 1000kv      http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=24529&aff=887447

ESC F30-A                       http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=15205&aff=887447

Lipo Nanotech                  http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=35450&aff=887447

Yaw Mechanism               http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=8431&aff=887447

Servo                               http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=17456&aff=887447

Reciever Orange                http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=28554&aff=887447

Props 8x4.5 slow fly          http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=30290&aff=887447

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Prop Balancer                  http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=14927&aff=887447

Silicone Wire 16awg          http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=9680&aff=887447

Deans T connectors          http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=18662&aff=887447

Bullet connecters 3.5mm   http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=39282&aff=887447

Wire Mesh 3mm               http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=9551&aff=887447

Wire Mesh 6mm               http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=9552&aff=887447

Servo lead 60cm m-f         http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=20961&aff=887447

Servo lead 10cm m-m        http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=21758&aff=887447

Heat Shrink 10mm            http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=10433&aff=887447

Heat Shrink 5mm              http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=39280&aff=887447

Heat Shrink 4mm             http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=3832&aff=887447

Double sided tape             http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=42600&aff=887447

Hex M3 screws                http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=12315&aff=887447

Hex M3 nuts                    http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewitem.asp?idproduct=15953&aff=887447

10x10mm pine for booms.  my booms are 38mm

3mm ply for body and batt/cam tray

Heaps of cable ties

stiff wire 1-1.5mm thick for batt/cam tray.  I used a stainless steel whisk, about 1mm, don't tell my missus.

Maiden flight,  good flight, shit video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPFxRYvwRZU

Close ups and first few flights

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chliNow90Sw

First crash

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKGqb_gth08