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Old 01-14-2010, 05:12 PM   #1
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Does anybody have any suggestions as to which starter box I should get for my Xray Xb8?
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I heard this was a killer box. I'm going to be getting it in the future, I got tired of hauling around the older chrome top OFNA starter that uses a 12V gel cell....it's big and heavy.
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I like the grey box and silver top starter box that's 100 bucks. It has the smaller twin motor setup and a glow panel that prevents you from loosing or having a dead glow ignitor. It plugs in and has an adjstable glow current to lite the stubborn engines or in cold weather. It can also prevent you from blowing up a plug. I don't use the gel cell it comes with and don't like lipo batteries. The nimh stick packs from trinity are like 3600 and last for a long time and give you more voltage for turning over any engine. Its the OFN10249 box....
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I heard this was a killer box. I'm going to be getting it in the future, I got tired of hauling around the older chrome top OFNA starter that uses a 12V gel cell....it's big and heavy.
I have been using the Ofna truggy box for almost a year now and I love it. I run a 4s lipo and it has not failed me yet. When I replace it I am getting another one. I have broke in 4 OS speeds, 2 GRP .21's and a GRP .28 and not once did the piston get stuck. Plus its light!! Thats the only box to consider.
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I have the Chrome top everyone seems to have had at one time or another and I wouldn't trade it for anything.. Throw in some LiPo's and the weight goes way down.. It does say it is not LiPo ready but many have done it.. I still run the 12v Gel Cell.. Yes it is heavier then some, but it isn't that much.. Not worth it to me for the money involved..
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i have an both the ofna chrome top and today i got an ofna blue box and its a whole lot better than the chrome top. i run the 12v gel cell in both of the boxes. my dad also has the ofna blue box and he is running stick packs and it works good also but the gel cell seems to be stronger and the battery last a whole lot longer and plus it is cheaper than two stick packs.
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I heard this was a killer box. I'm going to be getting it in the future, I got tired of hauling around the older chrome top OFNA starter that uses a 12V gel cell....it's big and heavy.
Been using the Ofna truggy box for the past year, broken in plenty of tight motors. Only problem I had was the switch failing, so I rewired the box to remove the switch. Got rid of the Tamiya connector and replaced with a Deans connector as there have been a small number of people that have had problems with the Tamiya.
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Thanks for all the great advice guys, I appreciate it-Steve
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