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Old 28-09-2017
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Default Electrics - Branded Used vs Budget New

Interested in peoples views on whether to purchase named/branded used electrics e.g. Muchmore, Corally, Orion; for the ESC & Motor mainly vs budget new e.g. Trackstar etc.

Trying to get set up for winter series on a tight budget

What are your thoughts/opinions please?????

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Got a second hand Tekin Rs + hotwire for £50 on here and it's ace!!
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im happy with s/hand on here
scammers/shammers don't fare well here most people know their stuff

if your not sure check sellers feedback that backs it all up

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Thanks. I will keep my eye on the for sale section. Worth being patient perhaps.
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When i got back into racing last year i was on a budget and got the gen2 120 trackstar speedo to get me going. A few months after i had a bit of spare cash and upgraded to the corally 160 cerix and felt no difference between the two. I think you can't go wrong with the trackstar. I've just got a 1 cello version for my gt12 for winter.
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That's one of the budget ones I was looking at the Trackstar gen2. Good reviews for the money.
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I ran hobbyking speedo, think it was turnigy trackstar stuff for quite a while, only started to change things as I wanted legal motor for BRCA regional, then to be perfectly honest I fell into the brand name trap LOL

I have hobbywing 3.1 esc in mine and they great, do everything I need, about to change to maclan... no idea why other than I fancy change LOL

but the turnigy stuff is brilliant value

the BRCA legal shorty lipo at 28ish quid are great
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Thanks Tonydevon,

I have heard the trackstar kit is quite good and it would get me and my son up and running as we have two classes each to kit out !
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Another vote for the Trackstar gen2 speedo, I use them in 2wd and 4wd and they've been great, it's worth getting the program box for it as well.
There's a few others run then at Caldicot who are happy with them too
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Thanks PeetBee ! I used the older Trackstar 120a Turbo with the box a couple of years back and it was great.
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I have 2 program boxes at home to cover each of the turnigy esc I believe,

you welcome to them if they any use as I just accidently bought maclan gear... ooops LOL

the android phone app saving me 30 quid for a program box was the decider

wont be at mendip for a while as Im doing mid devon, trac and swindon mainly this winter, but if you get stuck I post them to you

mendip will be very very quiet over winter, they clashed dates with the 2 biggest indoor meetings in southwest
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Another vote for the Trackstar gen2 speedo, I use them in 2wd and 4wd and they've been great, it's worth getting the program box for it as well.
There's a few others run then at Caldicot who are happy with them too
I'm in the same boat, i've a pair trackstar turbo v2's (£55ea) in a 22 3.0/b64 running 10.5t motors and they are perfect for my racing needs. The tuning options with the card (£9) is great and when running with fellow racers with the v4 hobbywings etc you wouldn't be able to tell the difference in terms of speed.
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Tony that would be amazing, thanks, happy to pay for postage

PM for address details and give me your paypal address for some postage ££
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I'm in the same boat, i've a pair trackstar turbo v2's (£55ea) in a 22 3.0/b64 running 10.5t motors and they are perfect for my racing needs. The tuning options with the card (£9) is great and when running with fellow racers with the v4 hobbywings etc you wouldn't be able to tell the difference in terms of speed.
Thanks Doovde, good to hear others are having good experiences.
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