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Old 10-04-2003, 04:10 PM   #16
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yo popsracer is right: The radio will not improve your driving skills.some of the top guys could use the magnum junior remote & still win national races.The more things you buy doesnt make you a better driver.
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Old 10-04-2003, 05:02 PM   #17
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Do not advertise in the electric on-road forum. Use only the for sale forum.

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Old 10-04-2003, 08:30 PM   #18
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HeY!!!

It don't really matter except like am or fm, but yeah you could have the worst fm system and do awesome or the best and do crummy it all depends if you wanna spend money and how comfortable you feel w/ a remote. W/ the better and more expensive remotes you will have more options to choose from to adjust the car, and more profiles for different cars. Other then that thats the only advantage you really have i think, but thats just my 2 cents so yeah.
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Old 10-06-2003, 02:03 AM   #19
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Default The radio system matter, but only marginally

As Pops says, it's possible to fine tune. The main advantage (at my opinion) is better grip and possiblity to adjust especially throttle, and to some degree steering, so you can control throttle and steering better.

FM should be more glitch resistant, but many people do fine with AM.

Personally, I find that radios above EX-10, MX3, 3PDF etc. is overkill. Okay some of them got faster response times, but a fast servo matters much more.

So there's many things that is way more important than the radio: The car, charger, motor, battery, ESC etc., not to mention the value of a good selection of springs, shock oil, tires and spurs/pinions.
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It would not improve your driving skill... but it can make your car has a better tuning... All depends on drivers... anyway, 3PK is a very good radio, 1 of the high end radio... I just bought 1 and feel quite worth for it... For those that not intend to upgrade your servos and add in a fail safe unit on your car, then this unit will not worth for money...

At first I was planning to get the Futaba 3PL, then I realized that I will get hi-speed servos and a fail safe unit for my car (nitro)... its end up almost the same price to the 3PK... so why not get a 3PK??

Just get what you need for your car and what make you comfortable... Just my 2 cents...
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I know of one guy who has 2 airtronic blazers and is capable of coming out to our track and rolling up 97% of our guys, heck I've been beat by him a few times at his track even though I tq'ed there

online results, I'm Jesse Owens
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Guys I'm not kidding, his radio has like 3 buttons/knobs

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The problem I was having is gettin my car to properly handle.I was thinking that with fine tunnning options of a better radio system & proper setup would eliminate my problems.I was also thinking that a better system would help cover up my poor adjustment I had made to my car.

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I use the Airtronics Blazers, and won the local track championship for super nitro with one. I'm a real tight wad and have a hard time spending that kind of dough on a radio. The biggest issue I have is how much you need to spend on a receiver for each car you own. For the price of one high zoot receiver I can buy two complete Blazer setups, and no I don't have glitch problems and most of the time, everyone else is on 75mh FM and I don't have any frequency problems.
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The problem I was having is gettin my car to properly handle.I was thinking that with fine tunnning options of a better radio system & proper setup would eliminate my problems.I was also thinking that a better system would help cover up my poor adjustment I had made to my car.
Sorry to say, but there's no easy way out, it's neccesary to solve the problems in the car.
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