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Old 02-22-2009, 09:08 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by buggybattle View Post
Not to start some online battle or anything lol but I was there the day tom took it out of the box the wires would not reach the rear of the motor even after rotating the can. As for the battery you are correct that is what went down last night. But whatever the speedo is good.
Sorry about that Joe. I thought you were referring to Friday when the battery wires didn't reach. Again, I apologize for the mix up.
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Old 02-22-2009, 10:22 AM   #17
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Is that the same speed control as the speedpassion GT? It looks very similar.
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Old 02-22-2009, 10:58 AM   #18
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i think they worked with ko on it. from what i gather the race spec is a really good esc but its expensive. i dont know about that one. nick just wait for the sphere and novak to come back. when you call lrp talk to aldo he's the man not the other guy i think his name is jason he's a douch.
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Old 02-22-2009, 11:59 AM   #19
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Hi all
First let me say that a lot of racers at our track have these ESC's and they are great, they are sensored & sensorless, forward/reverse, they come with a capacitor (like the Novak GTB, they are about the same size). it can be set without any tools. the motor wires are a bit too short however for a rear motor vehicle (an oversight by Orion?).
Cost is $140.00 ish.
This ESC (vortex)is made by hobbywing. http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXVAF3&P=7

This one(vortex racing pro) http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&P=SM&I=LXVSS7 is the pro version it is sensored only and is forward/brake only (no reverse), is made by KO Propo (it says so right on the sticker) very low profile(not very high off the chassis). needs a "setting box" to get the most out of it (not yet at the shops as far as I know).
Cost is $265.00.
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It's all good bro no need to say your sorry I just wanted nick to know about the wires. See you at the track
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Old 02-22-2009, 12:36 PM   #21
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I would send both esc back to the manufacturer, it might take a while to get the lrp back mine did at least. But the cost to repair will be far less than to buy a brand new BL speed control.
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