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Old 04-14-2012, 01:30 AM   #1
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Questions?? Suggestions for 1/8 onroad starter box

Are there any other good starter boxes out in the market besides the well known Hudy box?
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Old 04-14-2012, 05:16 AM   #2
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The Mugen box is considered the bench mark standard.
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A lot of guys swear by the Mugen box, but it's generally more expensive.

I'm keen on buying the new Xceed box myself, they are pumping out some rather nice products of late (their setup station is fantastic), so for the price I think the new Xceed box looks good.
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Mugen, period
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Old 04-14-2012, 12:00 PM   #5
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Any of you know some good sites that carries the mugen in stock. I'm having no luck atm.
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Great service. Never a problem. http://ashfordhobby.com/SearchResult...=starter%20box
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Old 04-14-2012, 04:28 PM   #7
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A lot of guys swear by the Mugen box, but it's generally more expensive.

I'm keen on buying the new Xceed box myself, they are pumping out some rather nice products of late (their setup station is fantastic), so for the price I think the new Xceed box looks good.

I agree. The new Xceed box looks pretty trick. The starter box I currently use works and serves me well and once I find something that works it's hard to pry it out of my grubby hands. But the price point is so attractive on the Xceed I may have to give it a try. Which ever box you decide to buy, make sure it has a single 700 series motor with single belt drive. Two 540's in parallel is joke IMO.
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Old 04-21-2012, 07:02 PM   #8
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One more question. What type of batteries do you run in your starter box? I have an old starter box running a pair of 7.2 3600 NiMh's. Just wondering, can I get away with a single lipo that's as powerful as the other two above? Or running a pair of lipos is most recommended.
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Old 04-21-2012, 07:05 PM   #9
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Sorry guys for my laziness. As the others pointed out above, I saw the Xceed starter box from their website and looks like it's configured with 2 lipo batteries.
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Are there any issues with fitting or placement for a serpent 966?
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Contact Serpent America they have the new Xceed starter box which is a revised version of the Mugen but much less ..
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Thanks Roniel for the heads up. Much appreciated.
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So, I picked up a used Hudy starter box from Ebay for $80, which is not too bad. Not planning on going pro, etc. However, the batteries that came with it are 2 x 3000 NiMh batteries. I've seen a few people run a single lipo. Can I really get away with doing the same? If so, what spec/rating should I look into? Your help is greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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