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  1. #1
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    EZRUN 80a 1/8 brushless

    smoked one of these in my summit today http://monster.traxxas.com/showthrea...29#post4317829

    but otherwise have been pretty happy with it, has anyone seriously considered it as an option? i've seen a handful of MMM slash's, but this thing meets a much better pricepoint... when i replace mine for my summit, i'll be very tempted to break it in on the slash...

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    I have the EZRun 80a in my rwd slash, running with 3S in dirt, water snow..you name it. No problems at all.
    BUT I also have the JC Concepts overtray that helps out a great deal.
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    I dont recall them ever stating they were waterproof. Just a few folks that have taken them apart have stated that they appear to be water resistant. I dipped my 80 amp for my 2x4 in plastidip around the seems of the casing for extra security but since the 4x4 the 2x4 hasn't seen much action lately, I hope that doesn't mean the end of it's racing days. I also have the newer version of the 150amp from Kershaw designs and it holds up great on 4s with the 8xl motor from kershaw. Nothing gets hot and I have bashed it around in the snow lightly with out any extra protection and it did fine. I am waiting for someone to take one of the newer versions apart to see how water resistant they are since they come in a Blue Casing. Probably shouldn't get my hopes up too high but all of the other manufactures that place an ESC in blue is usually h2o proof.
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    sold as dust resistant and "splashproof". i've read the circuitry is unchanged on xerun vs ezrun, but the case does offer more opportunity for further waterproofing and sealing.

    i ordered a older style 150a from *********, and if successful will deeply consider it for the slash.

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    Where did you find the older 150a at from *********, It hasn't been instock for months, and was just sold in the combo.

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    http://www.*********.com/*********/s...shless_Car_ESC

    doesn't come up under "*********" tab, only under all ESC's...

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    ^ this is not the same one. This is, http://www.hobbypartz.com/ezbrescfor18.html The ********* only does 4s, and has a smaller footprint..
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    gotcha, good point. i saw the layout of the board and capacitors, made the match in my head. im replacing an 80a.

    i thought ******* was hobbywing was ezrun was....

    first thing i'll do when i get it is open it up.

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