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Old 11-15-2008, 09:24 AM   #1
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I have a xray xt8 truggy and I'm needing some suggestions for a reciever battery pack. Any ideas on a good "affordable" pack?

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Old 11-15-2008, 01:49 PM   #2
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Try www.promatchracing.com my son ran a 45 minute Truggy A main at the Rc Xgames with there 5 cell reciever pack. Then ran 20 minutes in the last man standing race forgetting he didn't change batteries.

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i run the integey 1400mah and have had good luck with them
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Old 11-15-2008, 02:27 PM   #4
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You can easily make your own from rechargeable AAs like this one -

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...oducts_id/7001

or this one -

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ducts_id/18754

All you need is a servo extension, soldering iron and shrink. If you are looking budget -

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...ducts_id/20046
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Old 11-15-2008, 04:14 PM   #5
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Check out this link, they have a lot of batteries to look at. On the first page for about $34 you have a 2700mah ballistic pack. IT's big and may not work in your car but will go more than long enough.

PErsonally I use the dynamite or orion 1500/1600mah. Both a re small and fit in most every box and I have ran hour mains with them. Good price as well.

http://www.carolinasrc.com/Webstore/...n&showNumber=8

It may be a good idea to have two good packs. I like to make sure they are always in top shape.
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in my jammin x2 i use lipo ...only charge it every other week ..i use common sense lipo battery they are not that much here the link

http://www.commonsenserc.com/product...roducts_id=258
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Old 11-15-2008, 10:21 PM   #7
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I ran the orion marathon hump packs in other cars & their flat pack in my 808. I was not happy with their life span, cycle wise. I picked up a no label house brand pack at my local hobbytown a little while ago & am so far happy with it at maybe 20 cycles so far. I dont remember the batt brand but they were blue with yellow accents. Since you have I think the same box as my 808 only much more room between the batt lid & eng I hope you under stand that theres no way in hell I'm gonna fight to get the batts out & find out who makes the cells,sorry. I can tell you that the pack just had a generic Hobbytown label stapled to the top of the bag & right at $30. At that price you might just want to find the orions on sale somewhere(bought mine for $18 on sale)& buy 2 or 3 packs. Your affordable stipulation kinda puts a limit on things like lipo & such.
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Hey Guys thanks for ALL the help. This will give me lots of options to look into !!!!!!

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22racer, is this the pack your referring to:

http://www.promatchracing.com/proddetail.php?prod=1502

$11.99?? is that right
thants cheap!!!
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that's the hump pack. For the Xray you'd need this one. Also 11.99

http://www.promatchracing.com/proddetail.php?prod=1501
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that's cheap as heck!!!!!just my price
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2S lipo with regulator. Consistent power from beginning to end, doesn't self-discharge, and lighter
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2S lipo with regulator. Consistent power from beginning to end, doesn't self-discharge, and lighter
if you can get me this set-up for $11.99 + s/h...then i'll take 2
im always on a budget and i have more important thing to spend $100 + dollars on then just reciever packs...i'll just charge after every other qualifier
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if you can get me this set-up for $11.99 + s/h...then i'll take 2
im always on a budget and i have more important thing to spend $100 + dollars on then just reciever packs...i'll just charge after every other qualifier
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About half that cost, but to each his own.
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