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Old 04-05-2004, 04:40 PM   #16
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With the current level of technology invested into the cars, it's no longer HOW much weight there is on the car, but WHERE the weight is: up front=better steering/ in back=better rear traction. It's a true balence (ooo, how Zen) when you have enough of both to make a difference on the track. But back to the ESC, if you are going for size/weight, go with the Novak GT7, it's next on my "gotta get" list, and it's programmable w/out the Pitwizard thingy.
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oh btw true RC you have got link on our site...

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Old 04-05-2004, 04:43 PM   #18
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yeah i understand that it is where the wieght is that matters most, but your speedo aint hardly gunna come in 4 bits is it....

although that would be good to have a piece of speedo on each corner of ya car.
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Novak GT7

Great ESC. Best i've had. Easy to set up.

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Easy to set up
Small switch
7 programs
Easy to read lights

Cons=
Small switch
Large Footprint compared to LRP quantums, etc.
Large Capacitator
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Old 04-05-2004, 04:49 PM   #20
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i habe never had a gt7 but surely you can take off the capacitor?
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i habe never had a gt7 but surely you can take off the capacitor?
Won't be same. If i got one i would go with a Diode instead of big capaciter
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Old 04-05-2004, 04:55 PM   #22
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i go for speedos that dont need the power cap. i mean you can add one by choice then.....
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Old 04-05-2004, 05:04 PM   #23
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Or you could be really patient and wait for the new ESC Novak is working on. Rumor has it that it will replace the GT7 with all the bells and whistles that are mentioned above. But remember: THESE ARE PERSONAL OPINIONS. You need to look at the Novak, LRP and other ESC websites and judge for yourself. I cannot give you a realistic suggestion w/out knowing what you have to spend, what you want race and what you want it to do for you. It's painfully obvious that I'm passionate about the products that I use, either that or I'm vain and value my own opinion!!! LOL
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I'm personally a fan of Mtroniks. Their stuff is really fast!
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MTroniks Cirrus I heard is a Good ESC
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Old 04-05-2004, 05:27 PM   #26
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spose, but it just looks outdated. i know looks have nithin to do with it but its alot harder to get ure electrics neat with a larger speedo
Nah i dont think so, heres my TC3 with huge electronics in and i would say its pretty tidy.
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Old 04-05-2004, 05:33 PM   #27
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CAN i GET A "HOOYAH"!!!! Thanks for proving my point. Nice set up by the way, what kind of batteries are those?
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They look like SMC.
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Just unmatched GP3300's, not worth double the cost in my opinion me getting the FT cells, as one mistake or someone taking you out once and thats the advantage from having them lost. When im doing more spec class racing ill get some.
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Right now I'm using a Novak GT-7, Quantum 2, and have a Duratrax 8T pro. All are very good and smooth. My personal top choice would be the Quantum 2, because of its small size, its waterproof, has the start feature, and has some good profiles. The GT-7 has some good features, and is a reliable speedo, but I'd still pay the extra $15-$20 for the quantum. The Duratrax is by far the biggest bang for the buck. For a speedo that has more programming options than a GT-7 and is under $100 it's hard to beat on a budget. Its pretty cool to set it up you actually use the throttle trigger on the transmitter to scroll throught the menu's while counting blinking lights. (you have to count blinking lights on all 3 during set up) Cheepest place for a Q2 is www.kthobbies.com right now, good luck.
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