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Old 10-02-2005, 12:02 AM   #1
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I don't know much about ESCs, well just the basics, but don't know which are good, which are bad. I was just looking at the Nosram Hawk Power reverse, since that allows me to run a 19T motor and is waterproof (which is a nice touch as I may be bashing my car around the place on the streets). It's about $60USD. Are there better ESCs for that price?

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Old 10-02-2005, 03:54 AM   #2
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For around that price you could always get the Duratrax Streak or the Novak Dually. Check www.towerhobbies.com for specs.

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Just a quick warning on the trem "waterproof" a weekend or so back I saw an Mi2 equiped with a Nosram Domintator EVO which was so called "waterproof" go up in smoke on a slightly wet track. ESC's and moisture just dont mix. Receivers and servo's included.

I hate running my car in damp conditions all round, does the car no favours at all.
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Ah ok. Anyway, those are good looking suggestions there, but I'm looking for an ESC that also has reverse, since I will be driving it around the streets. It'd get real annoying driving in to gutters and stuff.
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I wouldn't suggest anything LRP, but here's a reversible LRP ESC.

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXHSV7&P=7

The Super Reverse can only handle down to a 14t motor. I'm sure you would want to run something lower then that though.

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I wouldn't suggest anything LRP, but here's a reversible LRP ESC.
AHhahahahaha.

GM V6, i am not sure of the price in the US though.
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AHhahahahaha.

GM V6, i am not sure of the price in the US though.
Are you for or against?

Seriously, i have heard so many complaints from LRP owners and their ESC's it's not funny. QC2's blowing up, AI's frying left right and center, Spheres frying/not working properly.

Novak currently doesn't have a good reversible ESC either.

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I love my LRP, but have seen a few go up in smoke. They don't smell to good after that. One the other hand, I've fried-smoked two of my Novak esc's that were supposed to be "racing" esc's. GT7 and Cyclone.
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I didnt realise he wanted a reverse one...

I dont mind LRP, i was just laughing at the way you totally contradicted yourself in one sentence

Although i now understand what you was trying to say "i would not recommend an LRP but there is one... bladee bla"
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For reverse, checkout the Tekin Rebel 2.
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