Buying RC Parts

Tips for Buying RC Parts

Group members commonly share leads for buying their favorite RC parts.  This varies from person to person, so do your own research, but know that these are some parts that get mentioned along by group members.

ESC

HobbyWing Quicrun 1060 Brushed ESC

  • Fwd Cont. Current /Peak Current/ Resistance     60A/360A/0.001Ω
  • 7.4-12V
  • Remove jumper to disable brake feature
  • Waterproof

HobbyWing Quicrun 860 Brushed ESC

  • Fwd. Cont./Peak Current/ Resistance      60A/360A/0.001Ω
  • 7.4-12V
  • Fan cooled
  • Move switches for boat mode
  • Waterproof

*The San Diego Argonauts does not endorse any particular local or online seller.  Always read reviews on sellers and products and make your own best judgment.

s-l500

Generic 10A Mini ESC from China

  • Fwd. Cont./Peak Current     10A/15A
  • 3.7-8.4V
  • Already in boat mode
  • Note from member’s testing these:  Only tested on boats 13″ and under.  Would not suggest relying on 10A rating as members have only tested these at 1-2A max.

s-l1600

Generic 20A Mini ESC from China

  • Fwd. Cont./Peak Current     10A/15A
  • 3.7-8.4V
  • Already in boat mode
  • Note from member’s testing these:  Only tested on boats 13″ and under.  Would not suggest relying on 10A rating as members have only tested these at 1-2A max.