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Old 08-20-2001, 06:54 PM   #1
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Ok, im gonna have about $200 to spend and here are my choices:
1. Ko Propo Mars(Have a magnum junior FM now)
2. Indi 16X5 Charger(have a 16x2 now)
3. Corally C4 AGLE(I just like to have other cars, have an Atlas YM34 right now)

and maybe some other cars..but I have no Idea what to get...I have 4 good battery packs so im set for that..plenty of tires..Atlas is hard to break so I dont think I need any parts..and I have the RPM camber guage..so let me know what you guys think I should get, Thanks
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I'd say you should get a radio, because you WILL use alot of the features, and they will make driving easier once you learn how to use it.
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Old 08-20-2001, 07:21 PM   #3
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Yeah, a radio can help alot. I would say save just a little extra and go for the M8, but that's just my opinion. You can always have more batteries and motors to practice with anyway!
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I say get the radio, your YM34 is good enough.
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yea I like the idea of a radio....aghhhh I dunno yet
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It sounds like you've got a good car, decent charger, good packs, enough tires/parts, good tools... What ESC and servo do you have? Even if they're real good, a good radio should be a priority. The features will make driving easier, which will probably lead to faster lap times. Besides that, there's always the "cool factor"
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Yes I'd get the radio too, but I'd go for a used Magnum 3PJ if you happen to come across one on the marketplace, I like its feel better than the KO.
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yup...the radio...you can get a radio only m8 for about 200.....that is what i did....
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Yeah, of course you could always buy a TC2 or better servo if your current ones aren't so good.
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I would go with the radio. The MARS is a cool looking radio, and i like the feel. I also like my 3D, but some people feel it is too bulky. I change the Spectra almost every weekend, so that is a nice feature to have too.
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I have a Novak C2 and a S3003 servo(Works for me)
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ok, put the radio on hold and buy a servo! You might think the servo you've got now is good enough, but once you get a high speed, high torque, good centering servo, you'll wonder how you survived without. I'd check out HiTec servos as they've got the best warranty in the business. I personnaly use a JR ds8417... .095 speed, 93oz torque, at 4.8v. VERY good servo, metal gear. It was about $100.
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I have a hitec 925 MG BB, and I WOULD NOT recomend it. The servo works OK in off-road, but when I tried it in my TC, with the higher workload, it busted. Basically, it would have alot of trouble finding the corect center. I sent it in, and they got me a new one, but I use a JR 4750 in my TC. Not super fast at .12, and not super torquey, 73 ox inches, but VERy smooth. Also, it is not very expensive. I hear that hitec make some kick butt digi servos though!
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what about the Hitec 525 MG BB(I think its BB?)? I asked on rctouring, and Greg replyed and said that one was the best cheap one for touring...
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Here are the spec's. vvvvvvvvvv

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