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Old 09-09-2008, 10:17 AM   #1
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Default Avid bearings decent quality?

They are pretty cheap at $1/each, all sizes it seems. Are these decent quality or comparible to stock Losi 8 bearings? Some Losi bearings are like $7/each.

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Old 09-09-2008, 10:22 AM   #2
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I like them I havent had any going on my mugen yet. I put 3 gallons on it and then gave it to my dad were he put probly 7 more, so for the buck there good.
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Old 09-09-2008, 10:24 AM   #3
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AVID bearings are just as good if not better than Losi bearings. I've run them for years now and have saved myself a ton of cash. You should be able to do the whole car for $18.00

Also the 13x19x4 bearings on the new Xray will last longer if you use AVID.
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Avid Rocks!!! Not only a great product. I live in CT. The biz is in Tx, I believe. I can place an order on Mon morning and it's on my doorstep Weds evening!
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Avid RC has been a great company to me, I have emailed David is a great guy to deal with. I also like there Indo brakes, they realy do a great job on both of my 8ight's! Highly recommend Avid RC.
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Old 09-09-2008, 10:59 AM   #6
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AVID bearings are a must!!!!! They have lasted much longer in my 808 than the stock xray bearings............
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Avids are the best in R/C today, many have tried to copy them.

the fact theyre only a buck a piece is misleading I guess.... just because they dont gouge the customer like so many do these days.
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I definately agree, Avid bearings and their brake disk are the chit.....I will be running Avid for a very long time.....
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I don't run anything but Avids.
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Good info, thanks guys!
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I've been an Avid bearing user for three years now and they have never let me down in cost and performance.
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Avids are the best bearings you buy, David Joor is a stand up guy and stands behind his product 100%!!! That is the only place to get your brakes and bearings!!!!
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I would love to try them, but I found they had only 3/4 of the sizes I needed when looking to place my initial order of backup bearing stock, 10 of each size for an 8-T.... ReadyRoller was 100% in stock on what I needed.
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I would love to try them, but I found they had only 3/4 of the sizes I needed when looking to place my initial order of backup bearing stock, 10 of each size for an 8-T.... ReadyRoller was 100% in stock on what I needed.
When I had my 8ight I got every bearing for the car from them... some may have been out of stock for a while, but AVID usually has them all.
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If you get them, get the Avid Revolutions. I have had the best results with them.
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