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Old 11-23-2017, 06:30 PM
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Going to get a new one in a couple of weeks and need idea on what to look for..
gonna be running a 1/8 scale buggy...
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Mugen, because it has never failed. But all the AE, Ofna, LRP cloned ones are pretty good too.
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the dynamite one with two 775s, because it was in stock and $80canadian at the lhs
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Protek Surestart for my Losi 8IGHT.

No issues.
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Mugen, reasonably prices, as far as i can tell, bullet proof, and if not, easy to find parts for if you need em, handles 4s like a boss
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kyosho box for my kyosho buggy. im a kyosho brand snob though
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i want to run the Associated brand myself but dont like the starter box they offer.. Looks cheap and easy to break...
I am liking the Protek but best price i can find is 70 bucks..... I also like the Kyosho but it is 84 bucks.....
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Old 11-24-2017, 06:37 AM
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Ofna truggy blue box.
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Old 11-24-2017, 12:36 PM
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Mugen Box Starts everything. Has been good to me for many years. Used it for multiple buggies. friend uses it for all his families buggies and truggies
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Originally Posted by hillbillyrcer View Post
Going to get a new one in a couple of weeks and need idea on what to look for..
gonna be running a 1/8 scale buggy...
I prefer single big motor than two smaller. One you can get parts for and set up for many cars. Has the tilting base plate as it supports the buggy way better. Oh and power panel to connect those plug in glow plug starters.

I'm using a cheap HSP one, had a Q-World briefly (friend asked me to fix it), kinda like the Q-World better...
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I prefer single big motor than two smaller. One you can get parts for and set up for many cars. Has the tilting base plate as it supports the buggy way better. Oh and power panel to connect those plug in glow plug starters.

I'm using a cheap HSP one, had a Q-World briefly (friend asked me to fix it), kinda like the Q-World better...
i have a old ofna and it has the single motor but they dont make replacement drive wheels for it anymore. and i am having problems with the wheel touching my chassis and rubbing before it touches the flywheel good...
so i am trying to find out what people are using now...
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Originally Posted by hillbillyrcer View Post
i have a old ofna and it has the single motor but they dont make replacement drive wheels for it anymore. and i am having problems with the wheel touching my chassis and rubbing before it touches the flywheel good...
so i am trying to find out what people are using now...
That's my next issue, so I will be making myself a replacement drive wheel.
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Old 11-28-2017, 04:21 AM
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Can I say the best starter box is one with good power!

We switched to 2 x 4s 5000 MAH, Hardcase from hobbyking, cheap and work well.
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Originally Posted by Evoking1230 View Post
Protek Surestart for my Losi 8IGHT.

No issues.
Will it work with a 12v gel cell??
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Originally Posted by hillbillyrcer View Post
Will it work with a 12v gel cell??
Dont think so, but you can modify it to take a single 4S lipo. Most of the info is on Amains product description.
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