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Old 05-21-2004, 08:10 AM
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i just bought associated rc12L3 and i wanted to know what ecs i should run in it. it you can separate you answers like this

1. the best ever.
2. over $100
3. under $100
4. cheap yet reliable and good enough to run with the rest of them
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Old 05-21-2004, 08:22 AM
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Think small....

Any of the hig-end ones work great.....

However, some do not like 4-Cell very well and you may need an Rx pack.
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I have run the Novak GT7 and LRP Quantum Comp.
Of those 2 I like LRP Comp better. The car is balanced perfectly side to side and I have not had to run a reciever pack to make run time.
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LRP's Quantum line works perfectly. Quantum Sports can be had for around $70 new, all the way up to the Quantum Competition 2 which is around $170.
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thanks ill check those out online.
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should the esc be with reverse or just brakes?

also is quantum reverse esc good? its like 17.6 grams or something like that
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Since your buying a 1/12th scale car, odds are your not bashing it (since they're not exactly good cars to bash with), and in a race environment reverse isn't required.... so no you don't need it. I'm sure the reverseing Quantum models work great, but I've never tried them first hand.
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on the subject of esc's for 1/12, is it okay to use a 9 or 10 turn motor on a futaba MC330 (13 turn limit) since we're only using 4-cells? or will i fry the esc? im guessing that since the esc is rated at 13 turns for 6-cells, it will be okay to use a lower turn motor with fewer cells anyone here tried this before? thanks for any info
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depends how you decide to gear it...
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GM Racing, LRP, Novak, KO PROPO and Keyence are all good high performing dependable ESC's, it just depends on how you program them for what class you are racing.

GM racing SX9
LRP quantum and quantum2
Novak GT7
KO PROPO VFS-2000(Tamiya and Hara have ESC's that are the same model as this just sold under their name)
Keyence v-zero extreme

If you plan on racing stock then stay away from GM Racing esc's and not because they are not good but because they are fixed freq. esc's suited for tire smoking modified racing. LRP's are adjustable for both(stock and mod), Novak's are adjustable, the KO and clones are adjustable but only with their external unit(sold seperately or as a combo package with the esc) but I could be wrong and they could have user stock/mod profles programmed into them choose from. The Keyence is cychably adjustable straight off the esc from 55T stock lathe racing to 6 singles: )

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