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Old 07-12-2008, 05:48 AM   #31
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Yes skypilot. I DO read manuals unlike some. This had nothing to with tension. Apparently the heavier spring is what they put in when they go back for repair.
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Old 07-12-2008, 06:02 AM   #32
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This is completely a matter of ones opinion. It doesn't make the M11 "thee most popular Tx in the world". I'd say the majority of everyone buys and uses whatever is most affordable and most comfortable to them individually. Also it is based upon the options each Tx gives for different purposes such as Offroad or Onroad.
Myself personally, I choose Airtronics due comfortability. I have big hands and I find that M8s and M11s are more comfortable for me. Also the size of the wheel is a deciding factor. I don't prefer a Tx with a big wheel. Airtronics tend to have a smaller wheel on them and a smaller/skinnier grip to accommodate larger hands. The 3pk has a boxy rear end and it rubs the top of my hand. The JR doesn't seem too comfortable to me and has a big wheel. The Spektrum line is too small and has a larger wheel. By no means am I talking negative about any of the companies products. I know that all of these are quality products and each and everyone can appreciate each one of these in their own right.

See.......all in a matter of ones opinion.
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the airtronics m11 is good for nitro cars,trucks,buggies,truggies,muggies,duggies,fugli es,booggies also.(just messin)

they offer good setting for throttle end points and servo exp also anti lock braks.

i have the airtronics m8 and its best for nitro and electric.

BUT battery life in killin me these days with my m8.

(and m11 is worst battery life also)
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Are you using rechargables? I use the Airtronics pack in my M8 and can go two days of racing on a charge.
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Old 07-14-2008, 11:18 AM   #35
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Don`t think the on-road scene is the whole community ....

Just know from attending the biggest events in the N/w, which are off-road...
Who said anything about just on-road? As usual you make sweeping generalizations that are quite inaccurate. I'll pay attention at Gold Cup to the radios in the pits and see who's correct.
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Old 07-14-2008, 11:18 AM   #36
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[QUOTE=LATC3;4635025]the airtronics m11 is good for nitro cars,trucks,buggies,truggies,muggies,duggies,fugli es,booggies also.(just messin)

they offer good setting for throttle end points and servo exp also anti lock braks.

i have the airtronics m8 and its best for nitro and electric.

BUT battery life in killin me these days with my m8.

(and m11 is worst battery life also)[/QUOTE



about 5 hr`s on a charge

with a M-11....

I`v nevered had issues with , maybe you need to buy new cells ?

They do wear out in about a year....
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Who said anything about just on-road? As usual you make sweeping generalizations that are quite inaccurate. I'll pay attention at Gold Cup to the radios in the pits and see who's correct.
O-K .....
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i use duracell rechargeable 2650mah'z cells.
I've had them for about 60 months and the battery life has dropped.

i charge it at half amp for 24hrs with an old 1970's charger lol

what do you guys use? are you guys m11? or m8? I've heard the m11 was wayyy worst in battery life unless you go lipo. BUT I'M NOT PRO LOL

And I'm not that extreme to hack up a $350 m11 radio just to get a long batt life. that's why i never got the m11 so ill stick with the m8

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ohh no i ment to say I've had them for 6(SIX) months! not 60 Lol

also i ment i wouldn't wana hack a m8 or an m11 to put lipo pack in it!



has anyone try putting a ni-cd 9.6v pack from radio shack? i know its the same voltage but would it burn the radio up? that would be a good idea tho
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ohh no i ment to say I've had them for 6(SIX) months! not 60 Lol

also i ment i wouldn't wana hack a m8 or an m11 to put lipo pack in it!



has anyone try putting a ni-cd 9.6v pack from radio shack? i know its the same voltage but would it burn the radio up? that would be a good idea tho




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The best.

Why would you have to hack an M11 to get a lipo in it? You actually have to use foam to keep it in place. Also, I think the Losi's are the only tx lipo's with balance taps? They last for probably eight hours at least, I've never ran it down fully.
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well in that case its not worth hacking my m8. i wasn't happy about the 8cell slider pack but o'well.

BUT 8HOURS?

i got 5 days with 4hours in a day of battery life out of some the duracell i bought for $30.



where could i get those 2400mah calls at?
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I use a 3c lipo pack from eflite, fits pretty snug in the M11. I charge it up about every two months. All I do is race though.
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you charge it every two months.
how often do you race.


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I use a 3c lipo pack from eflite, fits pretty snug in the M11. I charge it up about every two months. All I do is race though.
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The M11 is probably so popular because it's the next evolution to the hugely popular M8, But there are several comperable radios available now as have been mentioned already. So it all pretty much boils down to personal preference. I personally dont know that many people with an M11 but plenty that have and have had an M8 and loved them. I am hearing some killer things about the D3XR though. So I will be investigating that when im ready for my next upgrade. It's about ergonomocs vs features vs runtime and which blend of those best suits what you need.

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