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Old 10-23-2004, 03:15 PM   #1
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hi guys, i went racing tonight and my speed controller blew up (again ) so i guess its time to get a new one.

anyway, i have been looking around and i have got my eye on the KO Propo VFS-1 Pro and the Novak GTX.

i was just wondering what you guys thought of these 2 speed controllers and which one you would recomend.

if you don't recomend either of them what do you suggest i get? around the $150-$160 price...maybe $170 tops.

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Old 10-23-2004, 03:28 PM   #2
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hey I suggest a lrp quantum competition 2 or the gtx they are both excellant esc.........I have the qc2 and is awesome.......I still need to try the gtx but I know that they are both one of the top escs out!
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Old 10-23-2004, 03:37 PM   #3
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You can't fault a Ko speedo, i've got the vfs 2000 and it's amazing so get a Ko vfs 1 (that's probably the next speedo i'll get )

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Old 10-23-2004, 03:44 PM   #4
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Cant speek for the ko speedos but I have 2 novak gt7s and they are great. A couple of guys at my track are having trouble with the Quantums .probably an opinion type question though.
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Old 10-23-2004, 04:54 PM   #5
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thanks guys, i have had a GT7 before and it didn't last to long (what is it with me and esc's? )..so that did make me lean more towards the KO.

i was considering the QC2/dom evo but they are $190 and i have heard of them going up to....madness

any more help will be greatly appreciated

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i have the LRPQ2, and its nice and all just dont like it much. Some problems with it. I am gonna get a KO Propo one soon hopefully.

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Check into the Keyence line of speedos, the Zero V Extreme and the Rapida Pro, TOP NOTCH!! You said 170.00 dollars tops, I'm sure you can find a ZVExtreme somewhere in that price range. If you're patient and can scramble about 20 bucks more, there you go! Keyence or KO Propo, YOU CAN'T GO WRONG If you have the means, buy nothing but the best, and long life in this sport awaits you.

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well actually i will have about $450 to spend but i will be ordering a new charger/or a lathe, and some other bits n pieces for my xray.

i will seriously look into the keyence range though..thanks again for the help guys

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Ive had very good success with Novak and when I did have a prob. (my fault at time) and sent my TC2 in. Their tech support took care of me with the quickness. How long do you think those other speedo mfrs. are gonna take? Novak builds/tests/repairs everything in house. AE doesn't do that they just import LRP. KO, Keyence are imported too you have to deal with their dist.
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Come on man let's be honest here. When I was shopping for an ESC, my heart was set on Novak or LRP, and you know what all I heard was a 50/50 split complaint/satisfaction between the ranks. Then I heard about KEYENCE, the cream( or partial cream however you look at it) of the crop, NOTHING BUT SATISFACTION. So I got one, TOTALLY THE BEST DECISION I'VE MADE. Now I know people are partial and that's OK and I don't know much if nothing all about the GTX, but KEYENCE is topnotch, you can't get any better.
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