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Old 12-26-2005, 06:52 PM   #1
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Default GTB as a brushed ESc?

I did a search but didnt find anything really. I am wondering how is the performance of a GTB running a brushed Esc? I figure it might be the best of both worlds. running a brushless for open and 19t or stock brushed motors. I dont need the greatest ESC out there as i am just starting out into TC anyway.
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i have a buddy who runs his in a buggy... he says its plenty fast for brushless, but it feels a tad sluggish in stock...

this is because the thing weighs a ton compared to a brushed esc...
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Any body using the 5.5r in a 2wd buggy or a Stadium truck or is it just to much..........


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has lower resitance than the gtx, so in theory should be better.
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has lower resitance than the gtx, so in theory should be better.

true, but the weight kills it in stock... ever weighed one w/ all those wires?








ive seen a 5.5 in a ST... a little over the top for me, but some love it...
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with brushed, you only need 2 wire to the motor, short them at the esc, same result.

it is slightly heavier, but whose car is over weight, i have to add weights to my xray!!
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with brushed, you only need 2 wire to the motor, short them at the esc, same result.

it is slightly heavier, but whose car is over weight, i have to add weights to my xray!!

nope... u have to keep all the same wires on the gtb to run brushed as u do BL...
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no, you have to connect the pads to the motor.

Doesnt matter if they join at the motor or the esc, same electrical end result.
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Why does the GTB require you to solder the 3 wires on the (+) ?

There is only 1 wire on each (-) (+) terminal using the Sphere system.

http://www.comparecenter.com/photoda...4/IMG_6711.JPG

I assume that hardwiring and using connections changes the electrical principles for wiring?
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Why does the GTB require you to solder the 3 wires on the (+) ?

There is only 1 wire on each (-) (+) terminal using the Sphere system.

http://www.comparecenter.com/photoda...4/IMG_6711.JPG

I assume that hardwiring and using connections changes the electrical principles for wiring?
3 wire is on (-) side, the controlling side, of motor.
(+) side is directly connected with battery and ESC, same with other brushed ESC.

Why they are different? must be different internal design. But it's true LRP's design is more user friendly which would allow you quick switch between brushless and brushed motor with just a connector change.
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acctually, the sphere still requires 2 wires to the neg tab.... see the connector?

but yes, i hadn't thought about the shortening the 2 other wires on the GTB...
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Didn't the GTB win a couple of US stock national titles in off road recently?
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