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Old 09-03-2014, 08:27 AM   #1
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Hello Guys.
Don't know if your are concerned about this two brands.
If you see it's catalog, appears to be "equal", but one compay if from Japan and the other one from China, like one produce for the other with "re-sticking then".
Do you have any info about compatibility of his softwares of ESC's, hardware, etc...
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They are bought from the same place with their own name on them. For enough money anyone can buy the same thing and have their name put on them as well.

As for the speedo's the software is interchangeable as far as I know. Where they are made only Gforce and Skyrc knows for sure...

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Sky RC esc are not made by Hobbywing, per Angelo (Cobraracing). They are for all intentive purposes clones (copies). Yes the software is interchangeable, but they are made with lower grade components.
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Sky RC esc are not made by Hobbywing, per Angelo (Cobraracing). They are for all intentive purposes clones (copies). Yes the software is interchangeable, but they are made with lower grade components.
Thats strange. Ive taken a new hobby wing and a new gforce apart and the appear the exact same inside. But he would know better than I would! LOL

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I know cobra is very sensitive on this subject. Sky RC has a reputation for copying other companies electronics.

It would make sense though as the price points are very different. The Sky RC esc is priced much lower than the HW items.

RCmart is starting on the copy items with their hackmoto ESC and Motors, copying the aesthetics of the ORCA product line, and probably the internals. Eventually, the lack of intellectual property protection in certain Asian countries will come back and bite them in the ass...
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Oh, and by the way, GFORCE is made by Sky RC. HW had a long conversation with GFORCE about buying and marketing cloned esc products.
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Oh, and by the way, GFORCE is made by Sky RC. HW had a long conversation with GFORCE about buying and marketing cloned esc products.
Thank you Cristian.
That's the info I need.
In japan, G-force are growing with officials drivers, and selling the quality of its products, but I think this products was made by skyrc.
I don't know if the components quality are the same, like team Orion made by hobby wing ....

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Thank you Cristian.
That's the info I need.
In japan, G-force are growing with officials drivers, and selling the quality of its products, but I think this products was made by skyrc.
I don't know if the components quality are the same, like team Orion made by hobby wing ....

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SkyRC and G-force are from the same maker, but differ on the inside from HW.
I do not know if HW is the maker.
And somebody told that lower grade material is beeing used, he guessed, the materials are fine and first quality, this for shore.
If you study the details on the inside you are surprised the fine details it contains they make much safety and protecting devices in it also the heatsink from a high engineering standard.
This for a real low price (realistic price for china standards)
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so can i use a gforce program box with a skyrc toro 120 esc? the progbox i ordered with my esc came with a cracked screen and won't turn on.
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Hi Guys yes G force is a rebadged Skyrc and yes does look the same inside as the Hobbywing as Skyrc is known as the counterfeit factory and because of lack of patent enforcement in Asia there is not much we can do at Hobbywing but just produce better products.
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If they're nothing more than a counterfeit factory then please direct me to your bluetooth dongle and the accompanying Android & iPhone esc programming apps.....
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If they're nothing more than a counterfeit factory then please direct me to your bluetooth dongle and the accompanying Android & iPhone esc programming apps.....
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All I can say Skyrc ares motor is stupid fast and can be geared beyond Pluto without melting it like trinity. I pulled my trinity D4 off my car. Few guys are running D4, ORCA and other fast motor but no one can touch my 17.5 Skyrc Ares motor. Motor is build and we'll design as far as I'm concern.. Did I mention it only cost $50 vs $150 I paid for my trinity D4.
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All I can say Skyrc ares motor is stupid fast and can be geared beyond Pluto without melting it like trinity. I pulled my trinity D4 off my car. Few guys are running D4, ORCA and other fast motor but no one can touch my 17.5 Skyrc Ares motor. Motor is build and we'll design as far as I'm concern.. Did I mention it only cost $50 vs $150 I paid for my trinity D4.
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Hi Guys yes G force is a rebadged Skyrc and yes does look the same inside as the Hobbywing as Skyrc is known as the counterfeit factory and because of lack of patent enforcement in Asia there is not much we can do at Hobbywing but just produce better products.
Its better for me to get new glasses.
I have opened the SkyRC and HW and they are not the same.
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