Category Archives: pepperF1SH

A pepperF1SH and the Great Pyramid of Giza

All Giza Pyramids Ricardo Liberato, CC BY-SA 2.0 Today’s priceless question is: What does the pepperF1SH, the world’s lightest brushless quadcopter, and the Great Pyramid of Giza have in common? — Nope, I am neither talking about both being available as cheap clones from China nor about an illegal FPV flight next to this impressive… Read More »

Thrust-Test: Racerstar BR1103B 6000KV (rewound)

This is the third benchmark in a series of 110x motor thrust tests I will be doing in the next few weeks. You can read more about the background of those tests in my overview post. This time I will be testing the Racerstar BR1103B that I recently rewound to 6000 KV. Well, actually I… Read More »

Tutorial: Replacing stiff motor wires with flexible ones — no more breaking wires [BR1103B]

UPDATE: There is a follow up post on how to remove the stiff wires alltogether. I have been building micro brushless quadcopters like my pepperFIISH for a while now. Over the last builds it became more and more clear that one of the weakest spots are actually the motor wires: Most of the small brushless… Read More »

Updated BR1103B based 83mm frame design

I just realized that my new pepperFIISH frame design for the newer Racerstar BR1103B motors had a minimal design flaw: the center motor axis holes seem to be to small, the small c-clip is touching the frame. Thanks to jaap for pointing this out! [just as a side note, the black and blue BR1103B motors… Read More »

How to build a 2S pepperFIISH pocket rocket — Shopping list & Recommendations

Recently I have been asked for my recommendation for a super lightweight pocket rocket. At the time of writing there are no stock lightweight RTF 2S copters I can recommend. You will have to assemble it on your own, luckily you can buy all the needed parts, there is no need to assemble circuit boards… Read More »