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Old 12-14-2015, 11:13 AM   #1
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Cool HELP A NOOB OUT!!!

I've been out of the RC game for around 8-10 years now. I just finished building a Losi 22 3.0.

I have for it a...

-Airtronics MT-4
-Orion R10 pro
-Savox black series high speed servo
-Revtech 17.5 kill shot beast

The track I'm going to race at is hard packed fast clay. I'm going to try 2 different types of slicks

-Sweeps silver dot slicks F/R
-Pro-Line M4 Primes

Only thing I still haven't decided on yet is which CHARGER/BATTERIES to go with.

I'm going to be running Lipo shorty packs and I'm looking for a dual charger.

Orion carbon pro 4500mah 100c seem to be very common as far as batteries go.....ANY OTHER SUGGESTIONS?

And I narrowed it down to these two chargers.... ANY OTHER SUGGESTIONS?

Orion Advantage Touch Duo AC/DC Charger (ORI30237)

OR

Hitec X2 AC Pro 2 Port AC/DC Multi Charger (HRC44238)


GUYS ANY HELP WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED
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Old 12-14-2015, 02:32 PM   #2
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All that you have mentioned are good choices. I personally have the (Orion Advantage Touch Duo AC/DC Charger) (ORI30237) and like it. You may also want to consider the Icharger 308 or 406 Duo.
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Old 12-14-2015, 02:52 PM   #3
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All that you have mentioned are good choices. I personally have the (Orion Advantage Touch Duo AC/DC Charger) (ORI30237) and like it. You may also want to consider the Icharger 308 or 406 Duo.
I'll look into those thanks.
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Old 12-14-2015, 02:53 PM   #4
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How about gearing?
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Old 12-14-2015, 03:43 PM   #5
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iChargers are very popular. The have the ability to measure internal resistance of your batteries. They also support very high charge and discharge rates.
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Old 12-14-2015, 06:28 PM   #6
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I checked out the ichargers and have no idea what I'm looking at lol.

Looking to stay in the $200 range
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Old 12-14-2015, 09:57 PM   #7
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Check out smcracing.net for batteries. You can't beat there performance, PRICE, and customer service.
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Old 12-14-2015, 10:35 PM   #8
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I'd personally go Orion. I own both of those and they work flawlessly, best charger I've ever owned and decent batteries.
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You can't beat the value of the smac batteries.
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Old 12-15-2015, 07:51 AM   #10
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I looked into both SMC And PROMATCH batteries. Both get excellent reviews. The SMC batteries seem to be hard to get.
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Dynam Supermate DC6 Double Power Charger/Balancer. You can't go wrong with that model, best bang for the money.
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Old 12-15-2015, 09:15 AM   #12
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How about 17.5 motor?
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I looked into both SMC And PROMATCH batteries. Both get excellent reviews. The SMC batteries seem to be hard to get.
They can be hard to get sometimes because of the quality they demand before they sell a product. It's worth the wait if you can. I don't race stock but I know alot of guys that run the killshot or an orca
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I'd say icharger.. for stock racing it helps so you can get a resitor to dump at higher amps but you'll also need a PS.
Here's my 406duo with my custom cable. Because the factory sucks lol..


Also the touch duo is nice and will do 10amps.. plenty enough..depends on your use..plus no need for power supply.. here's my buddy with my custom cable..
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That duo is nice.
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