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Old 05-29-2008, 04:42 PM   #1
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What are most people using nowadays for electric on-road?

1) Brushed or Brushless

2) Sensored or Sensorless

3) NiMH or Li-Po

4) Belt Drive or Shaft Drive

What do the pros use?

Any suggestions of good companies?
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1- Brushed and 17.5 in stock..But 13.5 is most popular class
2-Sensorless
3-Both.. Nimh slightly prefered in most all major races
4- Most all belt
Rest-See what Hobby Shop carries and support there produts they carry..
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1. Both, brushed Mabuchi in mini class and sensored BL 13.5 in 1/12th.
2. For 17.5 and 13.5 your going to want sensored, probably even for 10.5. Beyond that it's open season.
3. NiMh, LiPo isn't legal in my local race due to insurance issues at the LHS.
4. Both my Mini and my 1/12th are 2wd so use neither shaft or belt.
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You forgot foam vs rubber
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1) Brushed or Brushless
im using brushed but going brushless soon
2) Sensored or Sensorless
sensored brushless soon
3) NiMH or Li-Po
nimh now but hoping to go lipo
4) Belt Drive or Shaft Drive
belt drive all the way
What do the pros use?
lipo/nimh, sensored, belt
Any suggestions of good companies?
novak brushless all the way
trakpower lipos and checkpoint and orion, smc and trinity nimh's
xray, tamiya and associated are very good belt drive companies
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