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Old 10-06-2004, 01:09 AM   #1
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Another one of those, "what speedo is best" threads. I was looking at the GTX, QC2 and the KO.
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Check the Keyence as well. It might be pricy but it worth it's money!

The bottom line is that all escs are good. Choose which one you like the most!

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I would recommend the GTX. I just started running them a few weeks ago and its hands down the smoothest ESC I have ever used for offroad, and in my sedan it puts out insane rip for stock. Plus Novak has some of the best support in the industry.
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What ever you do dont get a QC2..problems all round i tell ya
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I know it isn't a mainstream company and all but....I'm a huge fan of the "Mtroniks Cirrus" ESC. Its a little exotic but I'm thrilled with mine.
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What ever you do dont get a QC2..problems all round i tell ya
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I 2nd that i own 3 quantum 2 and I am kicking my self in the ass for that
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I know it isn't a mainstream company and all but....I'm a huge fan of the "Mtroniks Cirrus" ESC. Its a little exotic but I'm thrilled with mine.
Hi mafiaracers, I'm the Godfather and I would ask you about mtronik Sonic4 Sprint

Is mtronik considered a good brand? made in where ?

Do you know the BEC voltage for Sonic4 Sprint ? Thx a lot !!!

I'm thinking to get that because it's cheap, water proof, good performance up to 8T.

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And the quality ...... sorry for asking too many.
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What ever you do dont get a QC2..problems all round i tell ya
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My second QC2 has worked flawlessly for about one year, The first had a programming issue when it was new and the 3 and 4 programs did'nt exist
But i sent it back and got a new one free. When my Cyclone TC did'nt work (programming failure too) they said we had soldered the wires wrong, how is it? Red to - and Black to +? at that point i abandoned Novak for all time becasue they wanted more then about 80$ to do the repair
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the ko propo vfs 2000 is a very good speedo but now ko have brung out a vfs-1 which is smaller and a few more programs, get one of those and you'll be sorted

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All the ESC's you mentioned are good. Do check into the Keyence thought.
I currently have 3 Quantum 2's and have been running them since they came out. Exceptional ESC and I have had no problems to date. I also have the new Keyence and I love the hell out of it. Definately the most difficult to set up but once you get it right, it's as good as anything!
I have run Novak in the past and had nothing but problems with their stuff. But they do have great customer service.
IMO, you cannot go wrong with any of the ECS's!
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That depends on wich conditions you may encounter.
I'd say MRT MX or MTroniks Cirrus if you are racing offroad or on asphalt. Since they are waterproof, they wont blow on you when it gets wet.
If you are racing on carpet mainly, i would choose the KO VFS-1, wich looks superb, and KO always makes no. 1 items.

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I run the LRP Q2 with a life time FREE Lifetime replacement is a plus. As mentioned before I have had issues with the 40 to 80 replacement charge with other companys myself.
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I run the LRP Q2 with a life time FREE Lifetime replacement is a plus. As mentioned before I have had issues with the 40 to 80 replacement charge with other companys myself.
Free replacement only applies during the first 90 days, and you have to have a recipt to prove it, at least in the US. After that repair/replacement charges are up to about $40.
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Free replacement only applies during the first 90 days, and you have to have a recipt to prove it, at least in the US. After that repair/replacement charges are up to about $40.
Are you sure? that sucks, here in the UK they blow up all the time in the wet (waterproof...yea ) but no matter how old it is you get anotehr one back free of charge.
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