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Old 03-07-2008, 09:16 PM   #1
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If money were no object what would be the best 3 ch radio set for on road carpet/asphalt racing?
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For me, I like the ergonomics of my KO Helios EX-10 with the drop down and angled steering wheel option.

Would certainly consider the new Spektrum radio though. Feels great; but, I would miss the angled steering wheel feature of the above.
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Thanks for refreshing my memory, "KO Propo" seems to be a big player these days . . .

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For me, I like the ergonomics of my KO Helios EX-10 with the drop down and angled steering wheel option.

Would certainly consider the new Spektrum radio though. Feels great; but, I would miss the angled steering wheel feature of the above.
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I went with the new Spektrum DX3R.
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Thanks for refreshing my memory, "KO Propo" seems to be a big player these days . . .
There is one in the counter at NorCal Hobbies with the related Spektrum Pro box just in front of it. Ask Papa Roy at NorCal.
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They're in Fremont or Union City?

What's that piece of kit go for?

$199?



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I was looking at that, the website doesn't show the old models . . .

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The KO Helios basic radio (no transmitter/receiver) is something like $199. The Spektrum Pro transmitter/receiver should be about $179.

NorCal Hobbies/Track is on Union City Blvd. in Union City. Has 3 tracks to play on...carpet, asphalt and off-road.
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dude your avatar emoticon is classic !

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3PK, with or without Faast
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3PK, with or without Faast
+1 by far the best especailly with spektrum module
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Sanwa/Airtronics M11
Great easy to understand menus and unbeliveable ergonomics.
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Futaba 3PKS Faast !!
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Just stepped from a KO EX-10 to the new Spektrum DX3R. Wheel position is almost identical to the KO, uses only 4 AA batteries, will run up to 8hrs on those 4 batts. Only thing I wish it had was backlight, but the screen is green and can be seen even in the dimest of light. So far I'm liking the response times, Didnt realize how much faster this thing is over my old radio, till I ran it at the track and was turning in too soon on all the corners. Now I'm use to it and it works like a charm.
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I also just got the spektrum DX3R and LOVE it. I've had the 3pk and the m11 and I like the DX3R sooo much better.
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