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Old 05-30-2005, 07:02 PM
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I'm getting back into rc after a little over a year. I have a xxx-s and everything works fine and I'm not a noobie anymore. I went to go play around with it today but remembered I either cooked the esc or motor the last time I used it. So I figured out its the esc. Now since I've been out of the loop for so long I'm wondering what the best esc is for under $100. I'll probably get a new stock motor, but I want the esc to be good for modified too (about 15 turns at least).

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I would recommend searching the for sale forum and pick up a used "race quality" ESC (i.e. a Quantum, etc.) for $100 instead of buying a new one in the $100 range. You'll be getting a much better ESC overall.

Here's a couple examples to start your search: http://www.rctech.net/forum/showthre...&highlight=LRP
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Old 06-20-2005, 09:01 AM
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Getting an used ESC for $100 is a smart route. Just make sure that there is some kind of refund/return ok with the person you are buying it from. I also know that the www.teamtekin.com also sells remanufactured ESCs. They should have a warranty on them. Not sure if Novak and the rest of them do this. I saw a $110 esc on the Tekin site going for $89 remanufactured. Hope this helps.
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Old 06-22-2005, 11:12 AM
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I have a Novak GT7 and it is very smooth. My wife has an LRP 7.1, and it seems very good as well. The GT7 seems a little smoother to me, but that's likely because I'm used to it and it's on my car. Both can be purchased lightly used for $100 or less. That's how I would go.
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Old 06-23-2005, 02:49 PM
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Novak sells remanufactured Cyclone 2's for $60 w/free pit wizard. Great deal.
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