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Old 07-23-2012, 10:10 AM   #31
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Had the luck to run a few heats with one of the prototypes which are now used at the worlds and it felt really good, much better than the V2. Power is very good and also control in slippery conditions/small tracks improved a lot.

The new software has some nice features/new options like current limiter, torque/boost timing, boost ramps and so on.

The production speedos will have U-shaped solder tabs, i think time was a little short to finish the final parts for the worlds....

The size is nearly the same of the V2 speedos, so still one of the smallest speedos.
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Old 07-23-2012, 10:58 AM   #32
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Is there any news on release date?

I want one
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Old 07-23-2012, 12:51 PM   #33
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arrrgg... still a big round cap... can they at least package it rectangular so i can put double sided tape on.
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Yes, a release date would be awesome! I will be buying several of these as soon as they are available.

Which means I will have about 7 or 8 SXX V2s for sale very soon. PM me if you are interested in either the SXXV2 or the SXX V2 TC Spec, I have a few of each.
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No Hobbywing, still pure LRP stuff.
Had the luck to run a few heats with one of the prototypes which are now used at the worlds and it felt really good, much better than the V2. Power is very good and also control in slippery conditions/small tracks improved a lot.

The new software has some nice features/new options like current limiter, torque/boost timing, boost ramps and so on.

The production speedos will have U-shaped solder tabs, i think time was a little short to finish the final parts for the worlds....

The size is nearly the same of the V2 speedos, so still one of the smallest speedos.
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Aren't those functions the same as the old ones?haha
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Old 07-25-2012, 09:07 AM   #36
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Hmmm...I think my SXX V2 TC just crapped out on me and I'm undecided what to get next. It would be nice to hear something from LRP on this.
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:49 AM   #37
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Just wait a few days till Reto is back from the worlds, i think he'll have all the info you need.
So far it seems that the new speedo performs well -> free practise laptimes of Ronald look very competitiv... :-)
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:50 AM   #38
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Lrp say's the new Flow BEC is "bullet proof" ...


Does this mean it can handle reverse polarity if the Flow gets plugged in backwards , or a bad servo ,ect ?
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:28 PM   #39
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Yes, a release date would be awesome! I will be buying several of these as soon as they are available.

Which means I will have about 7 or 8 SXX V2s for sale very soon. PM me if you are interested in either the SXXV2 or the SXX V2 TC Spec, I have a few of each.
I can have Chris order 9 or 10 of them so when you fry a few we will have a few extra in stock.
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I can have Chris order 9 or 10 of them so when you fry a few we will have a few extra in stock.
Hahahaha!! Who knows what the new ones will be like from a reliability stand-point. But, my experience has been great with LRP stuff.

I don't want to get into a back and forth about this. But, I have been using LRP escs for almost 4 years straight and only had two major failures. One was my fault, I was running non-stop (pack after pack) in 100+ degree weather and that was on purpose to see what it could take (yes, that was an expensive way to see how much an esc can take, I know this). The other failure was a bad BEC, which they took care for free well after the warranty expired.

Given that I race mod buggy, mod 4wd buggy, mod SC, mod 4wd SC, and mod TC, I have no reason to think that LRP is unreliable or any more unreliable than another manufacturers. LRP has only been the cause one DNF over 4 years of a ton of racing. I would say that is pretty good.

I guess my point is that I don't really understand why LRP has the reputation they do for reliability. That, or I have been really lucky and/or pay attention to what I am doing with my equipment. Ha!
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Hahahaha!! Who knows what the new ones will be like from a reliability stand-point. But, my experience has been great with LRP stuff.

I don't want to get into a back and forth about this. But, I have been using LRP escs for almost 4 years straight and only had two major failures. One was my fault, I was running non-stop (pack after pack) in 100+ degree weather and that was on purpose to see what it could take (yes, that was an expensive way to see how much an esc can take, I know this). The other failure was a bad BEC, which they took care for free well after the warranty expired.

Given that I race mod buggy, mod 4wd buggy, mod SC, mod 4wd SC, and mod TC, I have no reason to think that LRP is unreliable or any more unreliable than another manufacturers. LRP has only been the cause one DNF over 4 years of a ton of racing. I would say that is pretty good.

I guess my point is that I don't really understand why LRP has the reputation they do for reliability. That, or I have been really lucky and/or pay attention to what I am doing with my equipment. Ha!
I had a brand new out of the box that didn't even light up because of a bad BEC right from the factory. Is there no quality control over there? The BEC's seem to be the problem. Hope they have that issue fixed with the Flow!!!!
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Hahahaha!! Who knows what the new ones will be like from a reliability stand-point. But, my experience has been great with LRP stuff.

I don't want to get into a back and forth about this. But, I have been using LRP escs for almost 4 years straight and only had two major failures. One was my fault, I was running non-stop (pack after pack) in 100+ degree weather and that was on purpose to see what it could take (yes, that was an expensive way to see how much an esc can take, I know this). The other failure was a bad BEC, which they took care for free well after the warranty expired.

Given that I race mod buggy, mod 4wd buggy, mod SC, mod 4wd SC, and mod TC, I have no reason to think that LRP is unreliable or any more unreliable than another manufacturers. LRP has only been the cause one DNF over 4 years of a ton of racing. I would say that is pretty good.

I guess my point is that I don't really understand why LRP has the reputation they do for reliability. That, or I have been really lucky and/or pay attention to what I am doing with my equipment. Ha!
Now that I have posted about this, I can just see myself burning one up tonight. Ha!
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I got to run the new Flow at the worlds in 12th scale and I was really happy with the feel and power. According to Reto it will come with stock and mod software already installed, you will also be able to update the speedo to run mod or stock only software and have finer steps for adjustment. He said it should be released in august some time.
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I got to run the new Flow at the worlds in 12th scale and I was really happy with the feel and power. According to Reto it will come with stock and mod software already installed, you will also be able to update the speedo to run mod or stock only software and have finer steps for adjustment. He said it should be released in august some time.
Great to know, thanks for the update!
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I got to run the new Flow at the worlds in 12th scale and I was really happy with the feel and power. According to Reto it will come with stock and mod software already installed, you will also be able to update the speedo to run mod or stock only software and have finer steps for adjustment. He said it should be released in august some time.
Update the speedo....? Will there be updates, or will they just bring out another speedie
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