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Old 01-16-2012, 05:23 PM
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Was just wondering what you guys think the best glow ignitor, that will last normal amount of time. Everyone I have had the spring inside gets so loose its worthless. Thanks
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Old 01-16-2012, 06:57 PM
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THE way to go....................LIPO cel.....some of the EARLIER ones that came out had problems BUT....it's all history now...
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...attery-Charger
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Old 01-16-2012, 07:01 PM
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and....good warranty...
http://www.dynamiterc.com/ProdInfo/F...structions.pdf
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THE way to go....................LIPO cel.....some of the EARLIER ones that came out had problems BUT....it's all history now...
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...attery-Charger
+1 on that lipo glow driver. But ill always have a back up since someone took my last one and didnt know who it went back to. So I need to buy a new one.
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Old 01-16-2012, 07:48 PM
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I have 2 of these dynamite lipo igniters and they are defiantly the best. They hold a charge forever and roll several race days. I had issues with a couple of them when they 1st came out they would just be dead after a charge. But the 2 I have now seem to be good.
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i still prefer my old hobbico Hot Shot 2 glow ignitor. i had one that was 11 years old from when i used to bash, then used for the past 3 years ive raced.
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dynamite lipo igniter hands down!

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I had 3 of the Dynamite Lipo igniters go bad on me but that was when they first came out. I switched back to my Hot Shot 2 and all was good again.

Will go back to Dynamite if the issues have been fixed. Can you charge them using a regular Lipo charger? That was always a problem with mine.
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Originally Posted by hookem34 View Post
I had 3 of the Dynamite Lipo igniters go bad on me but that was when they first came out. I switched back to my Hot Shot 2 and all was good again.

Will go back to Dynamite if the issues have been fixed. Can you charge them using a regular Lipo charger? That was always a problem with mine.
i just use the wall chargers they come with, never a problem.
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Dynamite ones are the best it has a glow plug indicator best part it charges quick no issues over a year
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I bought a hot shot 2 at my lhs today got it home and it won't lock on my turbo plug, is it a user error or product error?
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Originally Posted by Jarrad View Post
I bought a hot shot 2 at my lhs today got it home and it won't lock on my turbo plug, is it a user error or product error?
twist lock ignitors will not lock on turbo plugs, i personally like it that way. i push the buggy down on the starter box with the ignitor anyways.
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I went ahead and took the hot shot back and picked up the dynamite lipo.
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Originally Posted by Jarrad View Post
I went ahead and took the hot shot back and picked up the dynamite lipo.
real good move........
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The Dynamite LiPo ignitors are still prone to issues, specific issues are the battery tabs breaking and the capacitor connection to the board breaking as well (due to insufficient adhesive). Both easy fixes if you're a competent solderer, but it is annoying.

There is also NO warranty for these ignitors. So, I am not sure why it was posted they have an excellent warranty. The only guarantee is that it works out of the box. Not really a warranty IMHO.
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