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Old 03-19-2004, 12:27 PM   #16
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I forgot one important thing... do the grip test ! A radio should feel good, also for long time use.
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Old 03-19-2004, 03:45 PM   #17
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No one even come close to 3PK if you can afford it....but then if not......3PD is my next choice for budget radio. You can get a 3PK on e-bay for around 215 with HRS receiver (from HK).....
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Old 03-19-2004, 08:05 PM   #18
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2PL or MX3? Well, hard choises !

I think the main difference s is 2 or 3 channels and AM versus FM.

FM for sure is more glicth free, but many people in our club do fine with AM.

The 3. channel of the MX3 can be important. If plan on getting an Savgae or something similar, you'll probably need that channel for shifting gears.

In the small issues department, check out the sizes of the RX's, if you like to get the smallest RX. The 2PL got ABS. That can be nice on slippery surfaces, or if you later on want to run a one-way. But personally, I dont brake at all. The MX3 got an expo feature, which allows you to customize the feel of steering and throttle. Personally, I find that quite important for the throttle, since it can give much better control. But again, these things are minor, compared to the choise of 3-channel and FM versus AM.

One final thought: Buy cheap, cry often. But buy expensive, and you only cry once.
Actually i already have a oneway on one of my cars.
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Old 03-19-2004, 08:06 PM   #19
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How much does a 3CH Synthesis Radio cost? ie 3pk, XS3, M8
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Old 03-19-2004, 08:07 PM   #20
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and also, if i plan to run two cars with the same radio, how much does another RX cost?
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Old 03-19-2004, 08:29 PM   #21
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Get an XS3, 240.00, decent servos, RX costs a fefty 80.00 though, that makes up for all the crystals you don't have to buy, the RX is also pritty heavy, IMO.
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Old 03-19-2004, 08:30 PM   #22
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What radio u runnin tony?
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Old 03-19-2004, 08:43 PM   #23
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Old 03-19-2004, 08:48 PM   #24
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If you want a smaller, lighter Rx you can get the Novak XXtra. $99.99.

A little more money but sometimes size and weight are worth the extra $$.
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Thanks for all the replies
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Old 03-20-2004, 11:05 PM   #26
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If you want a smaller, lighter Rx you can get the Novak XXtra. $99.99.

A little more money but sometimes size and weight are worth the extra $$.
The novac is a little lighter, thats all, its about the same size.
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Old 03-21-2004, 12:29 AM   #27
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Are there any good synth. stick radios?

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Old 03-21-2004, 12:35 AM   #28
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I WAS selling a XS3 on ebay. You shouldve asked.

Anyways, id go with a MX-3. Are you going to be racing much at RCtech?
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Old 03-21-2004, 12:38 AM   #29
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P.S. In your signature, you spelled Novarossi wrong.
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P.S. In your signature, you spelled Novarossi wrong.
LOL, Is Navorossi a boot leg version of Novarossi??
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