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Is this a good esc?

Old 07-10-2004, 12:21 PM
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Originally posted by nmt6789
Buy something expensive once and you'll never have to buy something again.
You forgot one thing to add, except batteries!!!!!

Think I lost a pack of 3600s today!
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Old 07-10-2004, 12:22 PM
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Ya forgot about that.
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Old 07-10-2004, 12:42 PM
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Look at the LRP escs. They aren't cheap, but they are the best IMO.
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Old 07-10-2004, 12:43 PM
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Yeah, LRP quantum 2 is the shizzle.
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Old 07-10-2004, 12:47 PM
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Yeah, LRP quantum 2 is the shizzle.
Fo shizzle dog!! Finally someone broke out the shizzle from its shellzzle!
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Old 07-10-2004, 01:39 PM
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Look into the LRP sport, it's really nice and very durable for $60.
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Old 07-10-2004, 02:36 PM
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They are good for bashing, and you can still race with them!
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Old 07-12-2004, 02:36 AM
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Originally posted by nmt6789
Buy something expensive once and you'll never have to buy something again.
I know I'm not buying LRP again soon. They're not reliable, last race 2 Quantum 2 released their magic smoke. Out of last 5 ESC failures at races here, 5 were LRP. LRP takes too long to fix them and it costs almost exactly the same to have LRP ESC repaired as it costs to buy new Duratrax ESC.
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Old 07-12-2004, 11:43 AM
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Every esc has a chance to blow up, explode, sizzle, fry, whatever....i just read in this forum that someone said they would never buy novak again..well what if every other brand of esc blew up or fried on you...are u going to quit racing? (You could go 2 nitro)If stuff fries then u send it in, not just get mad at it and say "O im never gonna buy (insert ESC brand here) again." Sometimes they are just defects, there isnt much you can do about it. I have seen Duratrax, GM, Novak, and M troniks all fry. That isnt going to stop me from buying one of those again, becasue they are all high end companies, and it shouldnt stop anyone else from buying one of those, becasue it might be perfect and not blow up like the one before it.
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Old 07-12-2004, 11:47 AM
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Originally posted by AE Racer
I'd hesitate to reccomend the explorer. I had a novak fusion, the explorer's big brother from a couple years ago that I used to run with a 17T, and I never had any problems. Well 6 months ago I bought a bk2 and a Orion Element 19T spec. After one track day the Fusion started shermaling everytime I slowed down on the track. This is with a 19T and the esc is rated to be able to handel a 12T. I figured something must be wrong with my ESC and I bought another fusion off my friend. I know for a fact that it wasnt abused it was run with a 16T motor for a very short time (he's the type of guy that buys stuff and then never uses it). I put this fusion in and to my suprise it has the exact same problem. I emailed novak about this and they told me I could send them in and pay $30 each to have them replaced with refurbished escs. I cant see why an esc rated to take a 12T can't handel a 19T. I know I'm never going to buy another novak esc.
Mabe you over geared......
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Old 07-12-2004, 03:58 PM
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I had two of the same ESC and they both had the exact same problem, that makes me not want to buy their products again. I wasnt overgeared because I ran the same gearing as everybody else with the same motor at the track I go to. The motor ran cool, besides it never even had a chance to heat up with those escs. The escs would start thermaling about a minute into the run. The escs would thermal at 140F while the motor was only warm to the touch. I ran the exact same motor and gearing with my quantum 2 and no problems.
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Old 07-12-2004, 04:24 PM
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The ESC probaly couldn't handle the motor that was in there.
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Old 07-12-2004, 07:08 PM
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I c...well that would make anyone mad...have you tried any of their cyclones or gt-7? Mabe you woulnt have a problem with them..but it seems like you are happy with ur qc2(so would it if i had one)
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Switch blade u have never seen a novak fry! ????
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