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Old 03-19-2008, 10:29 PM   #1
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I have just purchased an AE RC10B4 Factory Team Kit. I am looking at which ESC and motor to buy. I have been recommended to go with the LRP Sphere Competition ESC and the Novak SS13.5 Pro Stock Brushless Motor. Any information on this setup? Please give some feedbacks. I dont know if Im getting biased opinions from sales people.
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Old 03-19-2008, 10:38 PM   #2
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For esc, I have ran both the Sphere and std GTB, the sphere was slightly smoother and fits better in a buggy.
As for 13.5 motors, The novak has more overall power but has to be geared a little higher than the LRP.
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Another vote for the LRP speedo here, but you may want to look into the Orion 13.5, their motors rip.
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If you looking for bang for your buck get the Castle Creations Sidewinder 4600 system it will be faster than the 13.5, but right now you can pick them up direct from castle for 127.50, thats the motor and speed control. Now if you want to run stock class with the 13.5 I would stick with the LRP.
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most people at our track run the lrp esc and novak 13.5 , i run the gtb and novak 13.5 , ive just allways like novak , im used to them and have had great results , ray
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ive got both the lrp and the novak, the lrp has a lil smoother power than the novak does.ive got the novak in my wheeler and the lrp's in my truck and buggy. as for a 13.5 i would recommend the novak or the lrp, ive seen some problems at my local track with orions, but only with a few.
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Agree that LRP and a 13.5 brushless setup is a fine way to start. Good speed but not completely out of control, with virtually no maintenance.

Be aware, if you plan to race in the Stock classes, that the stock motor is now 17.5 per ROAR rules. But also check at your local track, they may be still running 13.5 as a lot of guys have them.

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I have to agree, LRP speedo, novak 13.5 motor, you can allways upgrade motor as you get better.
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