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Old 10-09-2013, 04:33 AM
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I am looking for an inexpensive (Hobby King level) radio with a 3 position 3rd channel for crawling. Everything I look at is either 2 position or it does not say. I have done the Traxxas switch mod before but would prefer something factory built this time...

Any suggestions would be much appreciated.
Old 10-10-2013, 03:33 AM
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This is the only one I know of. If you buy one, please let me know how you get on with it, I've been thinking about buying one lately.

http://store.rc4wd.com/XR4-4-Channel...dio_p_676.html
Old 10-15-2013, 09:51 AM
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I ordered one for my comp crawler, didn't want to go to sticks with my DX5e. I'll let you know how it goes, but tbh, I'm expecting it to do everything I need it to do, since its 2.4Ghz, has a micro receiver, EPAs, EXPs and a 3 pos 3rd channel. What could go wrong? lol, famous last words.
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Got the radio, set it up. Not bad at all for the money. Typical Chinese lightweight plastic construction, with minimalist labelling. Throttle has a nice soft spring at least. All the adjustments appear to be working, and it has all that you need for a moa crawler with electronic dig. The third channel 3 position switch, which of course is going to be the reason that most people buy this radio, is a plastic slider with 3 positions, it is arguably the cheapest feeling thing on the radio, and is a bit sticky too, nothing a little silicone won't fix.

Overall for price and what it does, I give it a 7 out of 10.
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thanks for the info/review. I think I will just mod a Traxxas TQ-3 for now- have done this before and it works ok. But Christmas is coming and the wife is bugging me for gift ideas - this would make a good box under the tree. ;o)

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