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Old 07-12-2009, 02:38 AM   #16
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that should be fine im geting the Protek Rc one from amains.
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Old 07-12-2009, 05:33 AM   #17
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I use a gel cell gives you all the power needed and I only have to charge the thing once a month about Lipos are great in many applications but i dont think a starter box is one of thembut many use them
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thanks mate im just trying to get to the botom of this as i have been told i can have a external 12v power source to run my boxes for nationals.
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Old 07-12-2009, 06:11 AM   #19
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A 4s lipo is the only way to go. I use a losi 2200 4s and it lasts and lasts and lasts. It could prob go 4 race weekends with no prob but I charge it every other time anyway. There is no question the lipo is the way to go.
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thats the kind of info we want to here so you have experienced no problems at all.
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Old 07-12-2009, 12:39 PM   #21
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I use a gel cell gives you all the power needed and I only have to charge the thing once a month about Lipos are great in many applications but i dont think a starter box is one of thembut many use them
me and my dad use the same box. the longest we went was a month in a half(racing everyweeked, and the first weekend was the nitro challenge in az) and it still had 3.90 volts per cell. ill stick with lipo,
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how much more info do you need ? your question has been answered numerous times. The answer is yes you can use a 4 cell lipo.
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how much more info do you need ? your question has been answered numerous times. The answer is yes you can use a 4 cell lipo.

i know it has im just trying to get everyones opinion there maybe someone out there that has had a problem with it.

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Old 07-14-2009, 12:34 AM   #24
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i know it has im just trying to get everyones opinion there maybe someone out there that has had a problem with it.

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Lethal, it sounds lie those protek packs will be going in our starter boxes
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Lethal, it sounds lie those protek packs will be going in our starter boxes
if your talking the 4s 2200 protek. so great. tiny, light and POWERFUL
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lipo are not good to run in a starter box they way to much
power for the little motors to Handel not to mention the
wires so it turns your motor over way to fast and you can't
charge them as much and they don't have the weight to keep
your starter box from jumping around lipos are bad
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lipo are not good to run in a starter box they way to much
power for the little motors to Handel not to mention the
wires so it turns your motor over way to fast and you can't
charge them as much and they don't have the weight to keep
your starter box from jumping around lipos are bad
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I saw one in your box hahaha
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Old 07-14-2009, 04:13 PM   #29
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lipo are not good to run in a starter box they way to much
power for the little motors to Handel not to mention the
wires so it turns your motor over way to fast and you can't
charge them as much and they don't have the weight to keep
your starter box from jumping around lipos are bad
J/K
thanks for your post.
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My friend converted his starter boxes to LiPo. The damn things sound like a dentist's drill when they spin.
I pit for him at our local track, and I've never seen a starter box fire up an engine so quickly and easily. So much better torque and speed coming from the starter motor due to the LiPo pack.
Oh, and +1 on the insane weight savings. First time I picked it up, I almost heaved it across the pits thinking it would be heavier.
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