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Old 06-02-2010, 03:44 PM   #76
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I bought a Losi 11.1v 3 cell 20c 3200mah Lipo from a friend at the JConcepts Nationals last weekend.. Worked great!



But I already had a 14.8 4 cell 20c 5200mah Lipo coming off ebay for $30

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Old 06-02-2010, 05:41 PM   #77
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Thx for the Pit help on the weekend Ben.....Racing was a blast....the traveling so far, Not soo much....the Story's were well worth it tho.
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Old 06-02-2010, 05:47 PM   #78
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Can you please post a link for the members? Thanks.
its not posted on ebay anymore but there are similar lipos. search ebay 4000 mah 15c 4s lipo
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Old 06-02-2010, 06:19 PM   #79
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12v gel cell. dont leave home without it. contrary slow charging the nite before , then runnin all day w/o worry and having a nice heavy stable box. quite nice. i'm not luggin that thing to the pits anyway. shouldnt need it in 1st place...and most always i dont

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Old 06-02-2010, 06:38 PM   #80
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4s lipo only. gel dont cut it
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Old 06-02-2010, 06:39 PM   #81
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get a 20c 2000mah 4s. can make due with 15c, 1800mah 4s
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I got a 4S 2200MAH from Hobbyking for like 23 bux... works great!
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Venom makes one specifically for a starter box. Not sure what the part number is though.
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There's No such thing as a Starter box specific pack...and $ for $ the name brand packs aren't worth it....cheapo ebay/hobbyking lipo's are all you need.
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I think pretty much any 4s with 15c or higher and 2000mah or higher I personally don't like the 5000 packs because they take soo long to charge.
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There's No such thing as a Starter box specific pack...and $ for $ the name brand packs aren't worth it....cheapo ebay/hobbyking lipo's are all you need.

thanks for tellin me that at nitro challenge, got my cars lipoed up now to

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I think pretty much any 4s with 15c or higher and 2000mah or higher I personally don't like the 5000 packs because they take soo long to charge.
i sometimes run buggy and truggy and my dad runs truggy, 2000 would work but i would have to charge in a multi day event. ive ran nitro challenge plus many club races before chargin with my old 4400
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the newer protek 4s 2200mah last all day and then some ....if u woried about voltage check it .....

overkill in nitro offroad .....no such thing

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wow didn't even knew that one can use a lipo battery on a starter box, that sure would save some weight!
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I'm sticking with my 8c. I see no need for anything higher until it can be proven, and I have tried to find an engine that the OFNA Blue top can't start with a good battery Lipo or Gel.

My 8c has a 48amp Continuous discharge rating and a max of 72 it can hit for 5seconds with out harm. In a starter box I can't see how this isn't more then enough for twin 775 motors.

Either way I do agree though that Lipo in the starter box is the only way to go, and that Nick (Integra) is correct on cost.. Don't waste money.. Buy cheap b/c they are truly all the same.

Side Note - Except the older Losi Hard case 4s packs someone that was putting those together couldn't solder the balancing wires for the life of them.
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I thought 4S may be over kill and ordered 3S. Wont a full charged 4S be 16.8V and hurt the motors? Will the 3S work, guys?

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