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Old 08-22-2007, 10:03 AM   #166
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I just bought one of the 1000 watt inverter type generators. I don't think it will get here this week though.

as for how much load a generator can use...

charging batteries... about 8 volts @ 5amps = 40 Watts
Soldering Iron... about 15 to 100 Watts... typically 40W for R/C
electric fan? depends... I'd say about 50w

So I'm guessing a 1000W generator can supply plenty of power for more than a couple of racers
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I just bought one of the 1000 watt inverter type generators. I don't think it will get here this week though.

as for how much load a generator can use...

charging batteries... about 8 volts @ 5amps = 40 Watts
Soldering Iron... about 15 to 100 Watts... typically 40W for R/C
electric fan? depends... I'd say about 50w

So I'm guessing a 1000W generator can supply plenty of power for more than a couple of racers
Yes, a good 1000 watter could power 3-4 persons. I like to limit mine to 2 pits myself.
The downfall of running the generator hard all day long with a full load is that gas gets used up much quicker, you accelerate the risk of shorting the rotor or stator and at times I've experienced false peaks/ charger errors when too many chargers are charging at the same time and too much equipment is powered on.
That's why I make Karl or Joel pay for lunch when they ask for power
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... and my charger & lunch money will be there this sunday
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VJ and I are friends i'll hook him up with food and gas money. I mean hey the guy cant keep a tire on his mini... he needs something to cheer up his day.

Oh VJ got a table last night.... 40x38. Its pretty nice... enough room for both of us.

oh yea... Karl are you going to be running Stock? If you are I may need to hustle and build some packs tonight or tomorrow. LOL
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billy ho i have your drivers stand, and someone else left one so sunday morning we'll figure out who's it is.
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VJ and I are friends i'll hook him up with food and gas money. I mean hey the guy cant keep a tire on his mini... he needs something to cheer up his day.

Oh VJ got a table last night.... 40x38. Its pretty nice... enough room for both of us.

oh yea... Karl are you going to be running Stock? If you are I may need to hustle and build some packs tonight or tomorrow. LOL
haha no funny.

I won't get my generator until the 28th. D'oh.

Damn thats a big table! haha

man u fast guys should stay away from stock and leave the sandbagging to the rest of us n00bs!
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hmmm...brought back a bowling trophy and new packs this past weekend.
now time for some hometown racing.

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Hey guys I have Novak 13.5 EX motor, is their any class you will be running that I could run that motor in?
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i belive it is equal to 27 turn stock i have no idea what the ex is?
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Yeah, I have read that a 13.5 w/bonded rotor it is comparable to a 27T. So can I run it in the stock class?

EX is the new sport Novak BL motor.


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then yes you will run with the 27 turn guys
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hmmm...brought back a bowling trophy and new packs this past weekend.
now time for some hometown racing.
Looks like you're ready for 19turn
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sounds good to me
some layout ideas..


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sounds good to me
some layout ideas..

yeah, thats look good, we'll definetly consider it Karl. we just have to see if we have enough rails and space to fit that layout. but either way you're racing 19t. you're too fast for stock.
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thanks again DHW... good to see 10 heats
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