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Old 12-22-2010, 03:26 PM   #1
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I have started this thread, coz of the fact that I find that my esc (a hobbywing) is a bit of a brute when I come off power - the turbo drops, and the car pitches forward quite violently. It just lacks a certain amount of modulation, and I find the power delivery a bit on/off so to speak. I know that it is fast accelerating, but try as I might I just don't get the confidence inspiring performance of my old Nosram Stock Spec (which I regrettably sold).

Now I hope this thread is read by ESC 'tarts' that have tried a few different speedos. I am considering the following:

1. Team Wave RBS
2. Orca
3. GM Genius 120
4. Black Diamond
5. LRP SXX V2

I am running 13.5.
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Good day!

What class are you using your speedo in?
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I have started this thread, coz of the fact that I find that my esc (a hobbywing) is a bit of a brute when I come off power - the turbo drops, and the car pitches forward quite violently. It just lacks a certain amount of modulation, and I find the power delivery a bit on/off so to speak. I know that it is fast accelerating, but try as I might I just don't get the confidence inspiring performance of my old Nosram Stock Spec (which I regrettably sold).

Now I hope this thread is read by ESC 'tarts' that have tried a few different speedos. I am considering the following:

1. Team Wave RBS
2. Orca
3. GM Genius 120
4. Black Diamond
5. LRP SXX V2

I am running 13.5.
why don't you just get tekin RS/RS pro ?
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Old 12-22-2010, 03:35 PM   #4
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Every one i know that has moved to a GM day's its the smoothest they've used.
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Old 12-22-2010, 04:19 PM   #5
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Get an ORCA Vritra TC Spec mate..
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Old 12-22-2010, 04:38 PM   #6
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I have started this thread, coz of the fact that I find that my esc (a hobbywing) is a bit of a brute when I come off power - the turbo drops, and the car pitches forward quite violently. It just lacks a certain amount of modulation, and I find the power delivery a bit on/off so to speak. I know that it is fast accelerating, but try as I might I just don't get the confidence inspiring performance of my old Nosram Stock Spec (which I regrettably sold).

Now I hope this thread is read by ESC 'tarts' that have tried a few different speedos. I am considering the following:

1. Team Wave RBS
2. Orca
3. GM Genius 120
4. Black Diamond
5. LRP SXX V2

I am running 13.5.
the hobbywing is the cousin to the speedpassion. these esc's are quite smooth, you might have too much drag brake. try to adjust it first before spending any unneccesary money. are you using an lrp x12 motor... these motors tend to give off some drag brake.
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If you are running touring, a high FDR will do that. Try lowering your FDR and backing off on your timming a bit to avoid over heating.
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Every one i know that has moved to a GM day's its the smoothest they've used.
you mean the moost not smoothest speedo.

I have had several LRP's, GM's and now I have a Tekin RS Pro.

LRP is smoother than the GM but the GM is faster. The Tekin is as powerfull as the GM but you can adjust the setup much easyer and more reliable.
you can set the Tekin much smoother than the GM.
Just like the LRP but than with moore power.
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Lohan,

I also used Nosram Stock Spec then replaced it with Hobbywing in 13.5T class. Also had the same rough feeling when coming off the turbo.

But after using the esc for a while and playing with settings, it now feels as smooth as the nosram. Brakes very smooth.

Don't give up on the Hobbywing. Price and program card is also a big plus on the racetrack.

Mr. Fit gave good advice, it might also be the motor.
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I would have to go with the tekin!!!!
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Like the others have said the HW is a really smooth speedo, just check your settings. I have tried tekin, HW, and now black diamond, I found tekin least smooth, the HW better and the BD best of all. That was in the 203 tekin days though, I think 208 is smoother
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Every one i know that has moved to a GM day's its the smoothest they've used.
Have not tried BD or ORCA, GM is the smoothest by far. You can adjust high and low speed drag brake to suit your requirements of what your experiencing with your throttle off jerkness. The only problem with any of these speed controls is they dont run motors as cool as tekin.
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I would have to go with the tekin!!!!
have you tried any speed controls outside tekin?

thread title is........which is smoothest?
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Old 12-22-2010, 06:58 PM   #13
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The BD makes allvthe.timing range speedies look like a joke when it comes to throttle control. I struggle to use ths throttle on anyone elses car. Tekins would be the worst I have driven but alot of it.is.to do.with the setup. If.you give away power they can all be smooth... but also slow.
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Another vote for the orca
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its your settings not your esc
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