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Old 05-03-2011, 03:29 AM   #1
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im looking ta getting a life battery for my rx on my hotbodies buggy but am unsure of quality and brand..have narrowed it down to a couple as follows can i have some opinions on which are good?

ProTek R/C LiFe Hump Receiver Battery Pack (6.6V/1700mAh) (w/Balancer Plug) $34.99

Intellect LIFE 6.6V 1700MAH HUMP PACK RX $21


Reedy LiFe Receiver Battery 10C (6.6V/1700mAh) $34.99

or even any other that you have used..cheers!
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the intllect and protek are the same battery, different label. seems the reedy has never been in stock yet. they fit tight in the rear box if you cut out the bottom of the box. then receiver goes up front.
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the intllect and protek are the same battery, different label. seems the reedy has never been in stock yet. they fit tight in the rear box if you cut out the bottom of the box. then receiver goes up front.
what brand is the one u have in the picture? also how do u fing that turnigy steering servo youve got there up front?
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its the itellect 2300 lipo, same exact size as the 1700 life. the turnigy's are sold at hobby king, they were cheep when i got them.
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How long have you been running the servo's Johnny ?
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Intellect LIFE 6.6V 1700MAH HUMP PACK RX $21
I'm assuming this is from RC Toro....I sang the praises of the bull for years...but no more. Toro has lost interest, ships whatever he has in stock, will not reply to emails to make it right...outrageous shipping...etc.

Caters to a small clique these days as I understand. More of a hobby than a viable supplier. I gave up on the dude. Sad.
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You guys may also want to consider the Hobbico LiFESource rx battery. It's on sale for $24. I have been using it for some time now, and it's great.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXAAGM&P=ML
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How long have you been running the servo's Johnny ?
october, had the 300 lock up the first week, got it back on warranty and no issues since.
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october, had the 300 lock up the first week, got it back on warranty and no issues since.


Interesting, What radio out of curiosity ?
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The hobbico LiFe is great little pack. Weve been running it to and its great.
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You guys may also want to consider the Hobbico LiFESource rx battery. It's on sale for $24. I have been using it for some time now, and it's great.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXAAGM&P=ML
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The hobbico LiFe is great little pack. Weve been running it to and its great.

+1, they are great batteries, just wish the two i had would of fit in my Mugen , now using Protek LiFe packs
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I've been using the Hyperion batteries and they have worked great for me.
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+1, they are great batteries, just wish the two i had would of fit in my Mugen , now using Protek LiFe packs
I use the Proteks also in my Durango and MBX6T with no problems whatsoever.
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I just purchased the Hobbico pack and I noticed something slightly concerning. It's officially rated at 1C (so 1.3 amps) yet will be required to push around 5 amps quite often during a run. I ran a couple of tests and after 5 cycles it dips down to 5.5v under a 4 amp load.

What voltage does the Hyperion or Protek packs deliver at 3C?
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