Your favorite ESC (with photo)

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Re: Your favorite ESC (with photo)

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Great thread 8)
For me it’s this last version of the 610-HRV
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Re: Your favorite ESC (with photo)

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My first ESC was a Futaba MC112B for my Blackfoot..So it’s a personal favorite and gave me an interest for servo mount style ESCs.

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My 2nd favorite is this green Tekin Pro Tempfet.

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Re: Your favorite ESC (with photo)

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juicedcoupe wrote: Fri Jun 03, 2022 4:06 pm I'm kinda partial to my Futaba MC-109. Mainly because they aren't really common.

I haven't seen your Futaba MC-109 in person before. You have one in nice condition and certainly old and collectible. I didn't know that number series went that low actually. My rarest Futaba is the following MC-110 that came with the following Edinger model I purchased in Japan. It came with 35 years of dirt and dust and was a Futaba time capsule from the 1980s. Aside from the dirt, it's nice to get things period correct all at once.
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Re: Your favorite ESC (with photo)

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TokyoProf wrote: Tue Jun 07, 2022 2:21 am I haven't seen your Futaba MC-109 in person before. You have one in nice condition and certainly old and collectible. I didn't know that number series went that low actually. My rarest Futaba is the following MC-110 that came with the following Edinger model I purchased in Japan. It came with 35 years of dirt and dust and was a Futaba time capsule from the 1980s. Aside from the dirt, it's nice to get things period correct all at once.


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Re: Your favorite ESC (with photo)

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410-M5 was an absolute secret weapon back in the day. T-1X because T-1X, and 410-MXc for being one the the last of the titans.
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Re: Your favorite ESC (with photo)

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I'm probably one of few here who has never raced r/c competitively, besides a small homemade track in my parent's backyard in the early-mid '90s my brother, myself and friends made. Therefore, reverse ESC's were must-haves for us youngsters. My favorite back then was the Super Rooster, so it'll always be one of the favs.
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Re: Your favorite ESC (with photo)

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Right now I'm on a Relay ESC tip so it's my Nosram Tomahawk , really wish I could find my first ESC a Downsway Turbo Relay but they were not around for long and the ESC was nothing but trouble with the relay constantly carboning up and needing cleaning , still I wish I could find one .
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Re: Your favorite ESC (with photo)

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Well I have so many ESCs so it´s hard to chose what´s my favorite.
One of my all time favorites is the Tekin Mospower Controller, which was Tekin´s first ESC.
For me that´s maybe the most beautiful ESC.
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Re: Your favorite ESC (with photo)

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Another favorite ESC is the early Delta Autodrive I ESC which was made by Kevin Orton as well.
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Re: Your favorite ESC (with photo)

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My favorite oldie is the 2nd ESC I owned, a Tekin TSC 411-G2. It's got quite a bit of mileage on it but was a solid ESC. One of the first to have solder posts iirc. I'm not sure how well the regenerative braking actually worked but that was pretty cutting edge stuff for 1993. It came with used LXT I bought off a racer that was quitting back in the mid 90s I should reterminate it's connectors and see if it still works, would go well on one of my JRXs. It isn't in that bad of shape considering the hell it went through with my teenage self.
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Re: Your favorite ESC (with photo)

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So many to choose from! I was always a novak guy when i raced, but the Tekin 410-k always intrigued me. I have never owned one, but thought its futuristic keypad was rad.
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Re: Your favorite ESC (with photo)

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My favourite would have to be the Tekin 411P, my first ‘real’ esc that went straight into my RC10T helping me establish dominance with the neighbourhood dogs :)

Grabbed this one years ago, been sitting in a pile but perhaps it is time for me to clean it up and make an attempt to learn how to replace the wires.
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Re: Your favorite ESC (with photo)

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I'm surprised nobody has listed the Novak Cyclone
I was old school - when old school wasn't cool !

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Re: Your favorite ESC (with photo)

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RC10th wrote: Mon Jan 09, 2023 7:01 am I'm surprised nobody has listed the Novak Cyclone
It's not my favourite... :P
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Re: Your favorite ESC (with photo)

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RC10th wrote: Mon Jan 09, 2023 7:01 am I'm surprised nobody has listed the Novak Cyclone
First page there is a black cyclone

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