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Which to keep, which to sell? Futaba 4PL or Airtronics MX-V?

Old 12-29-2015, 12:23 PM
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Questions?? Which to keep, which to sell? Futaba 4PL or Airtronics MX-V?

Looking for some experienced folks' opinions here: I have a MX-V that is working just fine in my 22SCT 2.0, but I just acquired a 4PL in a deal and I only need one radio.

I am trying to decide which one to keep. Is the 4PL a better radio? Which would you keep?

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Old 12-29-2015, 06:52 PM
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Ask yourself these Simple questions then answer the question yourself!. Which feels better in your hand? Is more comfortable for you? On paper both radios are excellent.
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Old 12-30-2015, 08:21 AM
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sell the mx-v and keep the 4pl.
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IF BOTH WERE BROKEN TOMORROW WHICH ONE WOULD YOU BUYU AS A REPLACEMENT.
IF THE ANSWER IS NEITHER ONE THAN SELL BOTH AND BUY THE RADIO YOU WOULD BUY.
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Originally Posted by jslider
IF BOTH WERE BROKEN TOMORROW WHICH ONE WOULD YOU BUYU AS A REPLACEMENT.
IF THE ANSWER IS NEITHER ONE THAN SELL BOTH AND BUY THE RADIO YOU WOULD BUY.
This is correct. Both Tx are good mid-range models. Sell both and buy a 4PX or M12 and don't look back.
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the receivers are both very expensive so just keep one for the next car you buy...otherwise youll be up for $$$$ for another receiver anyway
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I'd keep the Futaba and sell the Airtronics. I recently went through the same process with my MX-Sport (my first radio). The Airtronics receivers were too expensive for my casual use. I had switched to a Flysky for some vehicles because the receivers were dirt cheap. But having 2 radios was a bother and the Flysky was unreliable.

I moved everything to a 4PL. My favorite receiver is the R204GF-E, which has no antenna (can drive it at least 600ft away) and costs less than $40.

The only beef I have with the Futaba, and it might be a standard Futaba feature, is the 2 buttons press required to select a new model. I find it awkward.
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