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Old 08-05-2017, 12:32 PM
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Somebody at our club was saying the new V3 is going to be waterproof or is waterproof. Is that true?
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Old 08-05-2017, 12:50 PM
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Originally Posted by RC Fanatic20 View Post
Somebody at our club was saying the new V3 is going to be waterproof or is waterproof. Is that true?
What do you mean new V3 its already out. They were asking in 2014 for a RX8 to be waterproof.

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Old 08-06-2017, 04:08 PM
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Tekin RX8 V3 are not waterproof. They do have the Tekin RX4 Hardbox that is waterproof (2 to 4 cell ESC, no motor limit), it looks like a RX8. Randy can give more info on it though.
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Old 08-07-2017, 10:08 AM
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You're both correct. The Rx8 Gen3 is not waterproof. This is a racing ESC and we don't race in or under water with them.

If you need an Element Proof option, the Rx4 is your man.
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Old 09-01-2017, 01:22 PM
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Would the gen2 fan fit the gen1 fan?
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Old 09-01-2017, 01:29 PM
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yes, same fan
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Old 09-01-2017, 01:30 PM
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Originally Posted by rbc626 View Post
Would the gen2 fan fit the gen1 fan?
The fans are the same, but they use different plugs to connect to the speed control.
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Old 09-08-2017, 07:46 AM
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Just buy a orion then you don't have to worry your ESC going up In flames and then them calling you a lair.
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Old 09-08-2017, 08:07 AM
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i always lol at trolls..
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Old 09-11-2017, 02:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Krio View Post
The fans are the same, but they use different plugs to connect to the speed control.
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Old 09-11-2017, 07:44 AM
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Originally Posted by misfit0001 View Post
Just buy a orion then you don't have to worry your ESC going up In flames and then them calling you a lair.
oh boy another person that had a bad experience!
Makes a hater of all of us.
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Old 11-04-2017, 10:39 PM
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I got a gen1 rx8 that I need to program with the hotwire to reverse the direction but have heard that the new hotwire software is not backwards compatible with the gen 1 esc. If so what hotwire software do I use for this and were is it available. Also does the gen 2 case fit the gen 1 esc? I would like the replace the upper part of the case.

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Old 11-05-2017, 04:29 AM
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I got a gen1 rx8 that I need to program with the hotwire to reverse the direction but have heard that the new hotwire software is not backwards compatible with the gen 1 esc. If so what hotwire software do I use for this and were is it available. Also does the gen 2 case fit the gen 1 esc? I would like the replace the upper part of the case.

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Hotwire will work no problem there. The case I'm not 100% for sure about that one but should work. just different plugs for your fan though. everything else is good.
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