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Part.8 Propellers

Default OEM props exchanged to Master Airscrew. They tend to be more quiet and battery efficient. Wanted to add green ones, but there were no possibilities to get ones to Latvia, so ordered orange, just like @Robpower 😆
But regarding this post 11" Props on stock Solo motors, ordered APC 11x4.5 which are 1” longer.
Have had one test flight, for now cannot say if there is a difference or not, will check power draw etc. APCs are definitely stiffer.
If they in the end will be better, will need to switch color from orange to gray and reprint some stuff :)

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orange props.......nice mate 😉 I am 3d printing my leg extenders in orange now too 👍
 
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I never thought of using orange on my battery covers. I noticed your cover doesn't have a slot at the back so you can see the LEDs, the file I have has a slot.
This was printed more as a test for Li-ion mode (it's higher than default one but fits also default battery mod) + the LEDs can be seen through the plastic.
The li-ion pack will fit barely. Will see if use this printed case or a velcro in the end :)
 
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Part.9 Battery mod

All process is written up here (hope it’s the latest instruction) - **UPDATE** Solo Battery Mod for Dummies => Updated Battery Mod for Dummies
The main thing, be caution and do everything by instruction, not shorten anything etc. To take apart better buy degluer (I didn’t have it so wrap up with screwdriver and pliers – extra caution needed, better don’t do that).
Other thing I did not correctly – discharged the new pack with 50W, better to do it with 5W, much longer time but more accurate balancing.
I have all 3 BMS extracted but only one battery built as I wanted to go power module way. So maybe will sell other two BMS.

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This was printed more as a test for Li-ion mode (it's higher than default one but fits also default battery mod) + the LEDs can be seen through the plastic.
The li-ion pack will fit barely. Will see if use this printed case or a velcro in the end :)
Any chance you have a design on the boards that permanently clips around the setup, essentially building up new batteries which can be swapped?
 
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Any chance you have a design on the boards that permanently clips around the setup, essentially building up new batteries which can be swapped?
I used tis one - 3DR Solo Battery Mod Cover by jonbrotherton. (the only drawback, the locking pin at the front must be made thicker, i took and reaglued it from OEM battery shell)
Fits my moded 5000mAh battery, and will tightly fit (i hope) 9000mAh Li-ion
 
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