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Old 02-07-2004, 05:08 AM   #1
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I have 3 very good speedos and I'm having a hard time deciding which one to use for all out competition. The 3 are a Tekin G-12c3, a Tekin G-10 Pro and a Novak Cyclone '99. Of course most people would suggest that I should get a new one, but I'm a little old school on that one. I like the older ones for their feel and durability. Smaller is not always better. Any replies would be helpful. Thanks!
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I would use the Novak for the only reason being that they're still in buisness. If something should go wrong, Novak can easily fix the problem. If something goes wrong with one the Tekins', you'll end up throwing it away. Besides, I had a Cyclone and it was a nice little unit.
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Old 02-07-2004, 05:23 AM   #3
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Go for the Novak Cyclone. I still use it to good effect (won a race with it last sunday). If you have a pitwizzard or the connectioncord to a computer you can tune the esc to your own liking.
Since Tekin is out of bussiness it might pose a problem if the thing fails. Who will repair it?

Opinions may differ on my view, but this is only my 2 cents worth.
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I would race either of the Tekins before the Novak. From my experience and others that have ran both Tekin and Novak, you would probably like the Tekin's better.
Just because Tekin is out of business doesn't mean you shouldn't use them their ESC's. Besides if one does break, you have 2 other ESC's to fall back on.
If you don't run the Tekin's and if they are in good condition, put them on Ebay. Tekin stuff is still sought after by those who are familiar with the quality and the performance of their products.
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I have 3 very good speedos and I'm having a hard time deciding which one to use for all out competition. The 3 are a Tekin G-12c3, a Tekin G-10 Pro and a Novak Cyclone '99. Of course most people would suggest that I should get a new one, but I'm a little old school on that one. I like the older ones for their feel and durability. Smaller is not always better. Any replies would be helpful. Thanks!
If I had the chance of owning 3 esc, I would try each one of them in a race meet and see which works best. All those esc are tops in my opinion and it will really comes down to the size and the presentation factor.
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I'm a little old school too... I would love to try that G-10, it was the first high end ESC, I was dreaming of. But I've never tried one...

Slightly off-topic: Yesterday, I raced my HPI Pro2 as usual. A couple of guys went by and say, that my car sounds really good - because I race one of the last belt cars now... And still beat most of them !
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Here's a company, which repairs Tekin products: http://www.magicookie.com/prodigy/expresstech.htm
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