Category Archives: pepperF1SH

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 »

Not all motors spinning on full battery with F3D8 + Star 4 ESC — Fix it!

As you all might know racerstar cloned my opensource tinyFISH FC and tinyPEPPER 4in1 ESC, claiming it is their very own invention. Sadly they messed things up… There are lots of reports of not all motors spinning when you arm the FC with a fully charged Lipo battery. The symptoms fade away once your battery… Read More »