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Old 08-04-2014, 04:00 AM   #1
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anyone have experience with these products ? Looks like Tower is going to be carrying some combos and chargers.



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Old 08-08-2014, 12:20 PM   #2
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well tower now has some combo's in stock. Gonna have to pull the trigger on a10.5
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Back in the day, I used GM racing speedos.. They had the best brakes of any speedo back them. Great throttle, and could handle any motor. I am sure the products are still top notch.
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Back in the day, I used GM racing speedos.. They had the best brakes of any speedo back them. Great throttle, and could handle any motor. I am sure the products are still top notch.
Well I ordered a 10.5 combo and hope to have it in time for next weeks race. Had to order the program card from Openhobby.com
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I use the Graupner EX charger Now it is Great gives you all the info anyone could need on a battery..
Agree with JimmyG.. GM speedos where top of the line and am sure they are still today..sometimes I miss the brushed days ..
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Those chargers look nice and would love to see one in action. Not sure I would use all those features but must be nice to have the option.

lol bro i do not miss brushed at all, well maybe it is just the Nimh batteries I hated. But one or the other sucked lol
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I have a polaron pro charger and it is awesome and dose every thing you could want and can program your speedo I highly recommend the charger
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I have a polaron pro charger and it is awesome and dose every thing you could want and can program your speedo I highly recommend the charger
How do you program your ESC with the charger ? That is pretty slick regardless lol

Well got the ESC/Motor combo in today Camera is old (like me) but here is a few pics











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Old 10-09-2014, 06:16 AM   #9
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I ordered the same 10.5 combo from tower. Had a steering servo that shorted internally and ESC never came back on. Tower exchanged the part no questions asked. After that a customer support guy from oppenhobby called me and had me explain exactly what happened and told me if I had any problems give them a call. Getting the replacement ESC/motor combo in the mail today so hopefully it was just a bad egg. Anyways great customer support from both tower and open hobby on this one.
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I have been following Graupner on their airplane products and got a transmitter. They have some nice products so no reason these would be different
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I had to snag one of those 80r turbo combos from tower , seemed like a good deal to me. so far so good , i have not rung it out at the track yet but i will this weekend and report back. anybody tried to program this thing without the ''box'' yet ? $10 to ship a $25 box seems a little crazy to me . wonder why tower don't carry the programmer is beyond me
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I found the program box on amazon for about $8.00 the shipping was free with one of those amazon offers. Programing withount the box is a PITA.
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The charger looks nice but it seems like it doesn't measure IR like the iCharger. The combo together with the power supply looks good though
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I found the program box on amazon for about $8.00 the shipping was free with one of those amazon offers. Programing withount the box is a PITA.
Thanks bro , i didn't even think about amazon
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checked ebay and amazon with no luck
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