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Old 05-24-2003, 03:28 PM   #1
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Default Kyosho V-One S vs. Serpent 705

Which one is better, the Kyosho V-One S or the Serpent 705?
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Old 05-24-2003, 03:41 PM   #2
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is dat even a question?
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Well the V one S chassis is designed for the sports market of r/c ( pull start motors) where as the sepent 705 is a full house pro race car. The 705 is design for a rear exhaust non pull start motor, V one S doesn't come with a one way front diff and a lot of the other hop ups that the 705 has standard. If you're thinking about getting a car for the RE engines. I would look at getting either 705, VoneRR, Mugen MTX3 or NTC3 all these chassis have the goodies straight out of the box, and are fairly easy to set up to get them going fast. I hope this helps a little Atomik.



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Finchy, now since you explained that other stuff to me, which one is better, the 705 the MTX3, or the NTC3?
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Atomik at my local track here in Australia. The MTX3 is the dominating car, That does not mean it's the one to get. I personaly run the V One RR and have found it to be a very stable and easy to tune car. The NTC3 I've also had the pleasure to run, in my opion this car is very inconsistent and is very high maintance. Atomik what ever car you decide to purchase you have to be happy with, for example for the last 10 months I've struggled with the NTC3 and as soon as I swithched to the V One RR things started to fall into place. Best advice I can give is go to your local track and see what the fast and consistent guys are driving, have a chat to them ask them question about why they run that car. Also remember getting a car and then finding out that the LHS does not support that brand can also be dishearting.

So Atomik I hope this helps a little, please tell me what you decide to get. Go the MTX3 or 705 or even the new VoneRR EVO that's due in a few months ( this car is awesome).



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Old 05-24-2003, 04:10 PM   #6
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Finchy, I was leaning towards the MTX3, but I read in a user review that the instructions are very incomplete. Also, I read the V-One RR parts are not that durable. Both these reviews I got on www.nitroreview.com. This is going to be my second car and I wanted to build it instead of getting it RTR. And what radio would you recommend if I get the 705 or the MTX3 or the V-One RR.
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Also, would the 705, MTX3, V-One RR work with STS engines? Also, are they all 4wd drive? I forgot this in the above post.
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The one and only mighty AIRTRONICS M8. Atomik don't rely on reviews the V one RR is honestly built like a tank. I've flipped a few times a have not broken a single thing. The chassis is about 6 weeks old now and I either race or practice every weekend. The car that is fragile I found was the NTC3. MTX3 instructions are fairly good from what I've seen, even if you did get in trouble there is always someone out there to give you help.

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They are all 4 wheel drive and as long as the engine has an SG Crank shaft it will be sweet.

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Aight, thanks Finchy. Now I might either buy the V-One RR or the MTX3.
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O yea, I am only 14 and I don't really think I can afford the Airtronics M8. Any other radio suggestions?
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No problems, happy to help. Let us know what you end up getting I might be able to give you some tips.



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Try out one of other brands like Futaba or JR they have good lower priced range Radio gear. Just make sure that it's a digital ( computer ) radio and it's got End Point Adjustment, and maybe Expotentional rates. END POINT ADJUSTMENT is important because the engine will more that likily have a slide carb.

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O yea what engine are you running in you V-One RR?
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To be honest, i'd either wait for the new RR evo, or go buy the RR thats out now.

They r extremely strong and durable, and most places carry Kyosho gear, specially if in australia.


And if not u can order direct from japan and it's extremely cheap that way.
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