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Old 01-26-2004, 04:22 PM   #1
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Default GT7 or Quantum Competition 2

I'm undecided about what ESC to get. I want the best unit I can get but don't want to spend any more money than I have to.

It appears that the GT7 & QC2 would be the units to get. Having had no practical experience with either make/model, what do you maniacs think?

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Old 01-26-2004, 04:28 PM   #2
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Both are great ESC's. The LRP is gonna be easier to setup than the GT7. What I mean by setup is programming your ESC to your radio and motor.
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Old 01-26-2004, 04:44 PM   #3
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i have had both and i just blew up another gt7 the 8th this year i think and no lrps plus the lrp seems faster
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I've owned 2 GT7's, one in my buggy and one in my sedan, I've never had a problem out of either or novak of that matter.
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For stock they are about equal, but for mod i greatly prefer the qc2, i have blown up plenty of gt7s.
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For me, its not even debatable get the Q2.
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For stock the GT-7 sucks!! no punch,no matter what program it's on,Get the Q2,better punch,great top end,you get what you pay for,spend the extra 30 to 40 bucks.
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How do you "blow up" an esc? overgearing? short circut?
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how about the quantum or quantum 2? which one would work better for stock?

the reason im bringing it up is because i want to change a smaller ESC for my 12th scale but dont wanna spend so much on a brand new ESC.
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Old 01-27-2004, 07:00 AM   #10
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the q 2 is better in my opinion
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I have never had any luck with any Novak products from ESC's to their chargers. But I know people who have had the same experience with LRP.
While I have never had any issues or problems with Associated and LRP customer service, the one thing about Novak is that they have the best customer service of any company I have ever delt with.
I personally run the LRP Quantum 2 in every car. It's a great unit. Many guys in my club said they are now faster with this ESC since switching over from Novak.
Both are good units but I do feel the LRP is better. I have never seen an LRP go bad unless someone had it hooked up incorrectly.
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I see alot of racers switching to the QC2. However, this is a topic that will spark answers from both ends of the field. You will have your supporters and critics of both. I personally use a QC2 in my CRC Carpet Knife and a GT7 in my TC. Prior to having my GT7, I was running the original Novak Cylone (Yes, the yellow labeled one ) which lasted me for 3 full years of abuse. IMO, it is a matter of preference. You will have to draw your own conclusions once you have the product in your hands and installed in your vehicle.
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It will have to be a GT7 cos Q & Q2 no longer available!
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I have just ordered a Quantum 2 so they are still available. Rick
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Quote:
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It will have to be a GT7 cos Q & Q2 no longer available!
Why is that? are they already stopping production on the Q2?
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