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Old 04-10-2012, 12:37 PM   #1
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Default Good Receiver Battery For Buggy and Truggy

I am looking for a good receiver battery for both my mbx6r and mbx6t. I have a futaba 4pks.
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Old 04-10-2012, 12:46 PM   #2
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Only $17.05 at Speedpowerrc.com and comes with balance plug and futaba plug not shown.

http://www.speedpowerrc.com/v2/us/pr...FE1561R&c=LIFE
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you need a flat pack, correct? Not sure if you have high voltage but if not I had success with the proTek LiFE pack. Usually Ran qualifiers on one pack and ran another for main. Break-in is a drag though. I donít run high voltage so not sure about lipo packs
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you need a flat pack, correct? Not sure if you have high voltage but if not I had success with the proTek LiFE pack. Usually Ran qualifiers on one pack and ran another for main. Break-in is a drag though. I donít run high voltage so not sure about lipo packs
Just got a LiFe pack, how many times did you cycle it for break-in?
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I use the venom 7.4 5c 2s 2400ma LiPo flat packs. They work great and they are now over a year old in both cars, and yes i have the 6r radio tray for both my buggy and truggy.
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Old 04-10-2012, 08:33 PM   #6
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Just got a LiFe pack, how many times did you cycle it for break-in?
A lot... Amain says to cycle the Protek 20 times before deep discharge. I cycled mine about 15 times never letting it get below 50% capacity before running in buggy. Always balance charge imo. The first I had puffed and I know it didn't get below the 33% capacity they warn about. Amain replaced the first one. I had about 20 cycles on the pack before I didn't worry about it
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yes I do need a flat pack. I just want a good battery for my hitec servos.
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these are my favorite.

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I use the 1450 mah life stick packs in both my mugen buggy and truggy they easily do 1hr finals with high voltage servos I get them for around $20
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Can I know how do you cycle a LiFe battery? I never know that you need to do that. I just balance charge them till full and use it

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A lot... Amain says to cycle the Protek 20 times before deep discharge. I cycled mine about 15 times never letting it get below 50% capacity before running in buggy. Always balance charge imo. The first I had puffed and I know it didn't get below the 33% capacity they warn about. Amain replaced the first one. I had about 20 cycles on the pack before I didn't worry about it
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yes I do need a flat pack. I just want a good battery for my hitec servos.
not to spam it, but i have a brand new, in package protec 2300 w/balancing plug that i will ship for 30 bux...i have 2 of them

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...-Balancer-Plug
39.99 plus shipping at a-main..if ur in the market
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I have stuck to NIMH batteries as well for my 6T cause I need the weight. Last RCPRO race I was only 1 gram over minimum weight so no room for lighter batteries. The 1700MAH HV orion have given me all the power i need for A mains.
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Lifesource rx batteries don't need breaking in
http://www.hobbico.com/radioaccys/hcam6415.html
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Lifesource rx batteries don't need breaking in
http://www.hobbico.com/radioaccys/hcam6415.html

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