When and What to Buy for Drone Parts or Used Drone Parts

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If you are reading this you probably want to build a Quadcopter or other RC vehicle and you want to know what is needed. This Instructables shows what parts you need plus how they fit together and when is the best time to buy.

Don’t Buy a full price drone right before Fall, because there are going to be lots of sales throughout the fall and winter that you should take advantage of.

Hobbyking has many used drone parts which I have made some purchases from recently, and does a Hugh black Friday blowout Sale.

They also have a loyalty program where you can get more savings with the more orders you make. There are plenty of other sites likes this to use, this is just the one I saw and have used.

You can use Ebay to buy used drone parts, just watch out who you buy from. Don’t Rush into making a bunch of purchases, look into the parts you want, and make sure they work together BEFORE you buy them.

Have Plans set out then change them if necessary. There are plenty of sales out there so just look for them. I encourage you to comment if you see any good sales to let us now about them, I would really appreciate it 🙂


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Now we now when to buy, lets see what parts you need.

Thrust System (Step 1)

  1. Motors
  2. Props

Power System (Step 2)

  1. Electronic Speed Controller (ESC)
  2. Power Distribution System
  3. Universal Battery Eliminator Circuit (UBEC)
  4. Battery

Control System (Step 3)

  1. Flight Controller
  2. Receiver

Support System (Step 4)

  1. Frame
  2. Extra Standoffs and Bolts

Go to each step to see that system.

Step 6 is a list of all my Quad parts.

If you are unsure of any of your parts try using to make sure they work together.


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