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Old 08-17-2003, 09:36 PM   #16
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According to RC World (Japan), they claim is water proof. In Japan, it is sold for around US$230.

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You can order from Control Centre in Hong Kong.

I don't plan on getting the quantum 2 yet because I just got the SX12 and sold my SX 9.

The only real problem is that you have to use different Capacitor. The best is use Novak's or the big one from Yokomo for 3300mah.
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Old 08-18-2003, 01:52 PM   #17
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there is a sx12 and a sx12W (waterproof)
the sx12 is cheaper than the sx12w
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Old 08-18-2003, 01:58 PM   #18
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What is the price differnce??

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Old 08-18-2003, 08:54 PM   #19
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Why would anybody care if the esc is waterproof. Nobody races electric in the water anyway.

Sounds like a gimmick to me
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Dave,
The waterproof thingie will probably prevent a lot of warranty returns. Not all places are as dry as So-cal. Up here we raced in the fog and a bunch of people blew up their speedos from water condensing on the track and cars.

Besides, think of the possibilities: Proline can come out with some "Paddle" type baloon tires so we can race T4's in the pool!
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Old 08-19-2003, 12:50 AM   #22
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Racing in the UK and Europe is often held in "less than ideal" conditions, the racing continues if rain affects the meeting.

Waterproof speedies are quite obviously very important.
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Old 08-19-2003, 07:55 AM   #23
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GM speedo asre great i have been using them for quite a while now, i love my sx9's heheeee....... hopefully the SX12 is easier to setup though
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i dunno that answer, but i was looking for an sx9 a few weeks back.

well i ended up going with the mtroniks m3 cubic. it is incredible. smallest esc i've seen. the drawback is that the schottky diode is external and the cap is large. i opted not to use the hidious factory supplied cap, instead using a standard version from novak. and now my schottky is fastened to the motor. a minor inconvenience.

when i got to the track with it, i saw someone with the sx9, and it's gaudy. small, but the switch is huge. with the m3, all the wires are external, so you set the length. i even shorted across the switch terminals so that i don't even use a switch. i like this alot.

just a strong recommendation for anyone in the market for an ultra small esc.
Seaball,

do you run the MTroniks with mod motors?

I have one too, but I used in a micro and haven't had the balls yet to put it in my XXX-S instead of my V12XC.

How does it do in a "full size" car?

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Quote:
Originally posted by D_Ames
Why would anybody care if the esc is waterproof. Nobody races electric in the water anyway.

Sounds like a gimmick to me
I Europe they race in ALL kinds of weather, including rain.

Only Callifornia Whimps are only racing in bright sunlight

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Racing in the UK and Europe is often held in "less than ideal" conditions, the racing continues if rain affects the meeting.

Waterproof speedies are quite obviously very important.
Great Britain is in Europe, even if they try to deny it
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Dave,
The waterproof thingie will probably prevent a lot of warranty returns. Not all places are as dry as So-cal. Up here we raced in the fog and a bunch of people blew up their speedos from water condensing on the track and cars.

Besides, think of the possibilities: Proline can come out with some "Paddle" type baloon tires so we can race T4's in the pool!
Hey ling!!!..what's up buddy!

T4's in the pool with paddle tires and little skiis in the front. I'm all over that
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I Europe they race in ALL kinds of weather, including rain.

Only Callifornia Whimps are only racing in bright sunlight

J/K
HA! HA! Stefan Come on down to SO Cal and we'll see who's wimpy!!! Oh wait, if I remember right, you stopped racing electric all together.
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Be warned- GM's warranty service is sub par for how much those things cost.
I had a Worlds V12 go out on me and sent it in to Horizon. They wouldn't replace the bad board- they only offered to replace the whole ESC for $155 which is a joke since you could buy them new for $180. Atleast Novak and LRP offers half price replacement cost assuming the warranty has passed which is lifetime with LRP.
Just my experience...
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HA! HA! Stefan Come on down to SO Cal and we'll see who's wimpy!!! Oh wait, if I remember right, you stopped racing electric all together.

Nah, not completely, just broke my electric TC out and dusted it off, Barry Baker is coming to town this weekend....
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