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Old 03-13-2006, 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted by That0neguy
You dont want to know lol.
duratrax just badges and distributes it, they dont actually make it.
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Old 03-13-2006, 03:54 PM
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Casper, according to Bill... The 512 will have the dyno v2 in it as well!!!!

That will be my next charger i believe.

Duratrax im sure has a great product and i see them at the track all the time. But, in my experience, it's still a duratrax. If i could just get past the fact that i dont care for the brand, i would use it.

Team much more has really done a poor job of putting together features in their line of battery/motor accessories. The total cost on their charger is less than 100 dollars, and the charge at the store is well over 175. The huge markup is dissapointing. They have given away hundreds of units and are , in my oppinion, trying to compensate for the loss.

Competition Electronics is most definitely a stable brand. They work off of quality and not quantity. The price of their units may be sky high, but they aren't making very much money. The heatsinks, case, fan, displays, buttons, are all made from high grade components. They make chargers that last .. and last......... Jim said they are gonna update with LiPo function soon.

sorry for the rant. I know my oppinion isnt needed, im just bored at work!

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Old 03-13-2006, 04:08 PM
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WOW-- I hope the 512 maintains all the features of the 16X5V6 and if it then adds step charging, thermal cutoff and the V2 dyno then that charger for $139 (tower) will be the best charger on the market by far!!!!!! I can hardly wait. I want to see a picture! I will be ordering 2 to replace my V6's.
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Old 03-13-2006, 04:17 PM
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I have a MRC977 and I really like the dual charge option. IMHO the best all inclusive charger on the market. Does all your charging needs and comes with a power supply.

However, the $20 off today @ TowerHobbies was a good enough reason for me to get the ICE and a temp sensor.
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Old 03-13-2006, 04:34 PM
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The ICE is looked down on because of the Duratraxx brand and the low cost but in all honesty it is a spectacular charger and shows that Much More is really sticking it to their customers by charging $100 more for a charger that does less. Now that doesn't mean I am not a fan of Much More, I use the CTX-C and their CTX-D discharge tray but the CTX-C Charger is no better than the ICE. They both have step charging, they both have temp probes (the CTX-C is a little better) but the ICE runs in a motor. If the ICE had a Much More logo on it and cost $100 more it would be the hottest charger on the market
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Old 03-13-2006, 05:11 PM
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well if price isnt a factor then i say go with the CTX or the turbo 35 gfx
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Old 03-16-2006, 11:51 AM
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rcdude who make the ctx? where can i find info on that charger?
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Old 03-16-2006, 12:00 PM
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Much more racing makes the CTX. It is also called the Cell Master.

http://www.teammuchmore.com
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Old 03-16-2006, 01:13 PM
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Hands down it's the Competition Electronics (CE) Turbo 35 gfx.

It's expensive, but is the best charger in the world.
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Originally Posted by noobie
duratrax just badges and distributes it, they dont actually make it.
i have a duratrax digi pulse and its the same as an integy 16x2.5(i think that's the model).not the best charger around but it has served me well for a few years
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ICE ICE BABY.....
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Old 03-16-2006, 02:53 PM
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i personally have the turbo35gfx but the futaba CDR-5000 is a reallygood charger either on you cant go wrong
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Originally Posted by motorsprayer
i personally have the turbo35gfx but the futaba CDR-5000 is a reallygood charger either on you cant go wrong
i know one way to go wrong. when your wife/parent sees how much you spend.
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The Duratrax Ice and LRP Pulsar II are both great chargers.
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