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Old 05-22-2006, 06:19 PM   #1
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I'm looking for a few new battery packs and was wondering if there is any reason not to get 3 or 4 of these Duratrax 1500 packs,

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXAFD2&P=0

as opposed to 1 or 2 of the Team Orion 3000 packs

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXCUH2&P=0

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Old 05-22-2006, 06:33 PM   #2
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Well those packs are not matched and the performance is or but not as good as matched packs.

What kind of vehicle will they be used in??
Now if you want not sure of your budget I have new matched battery packs for sale I can give you a good deal on...
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They will be used in an a stock Rustler. What I really want to know is if I will take any performance hits going with the cheap Duratrax packs. I'm not to worried about run time since the packs are only about 10 bucks.

Edit: I've got about a 50 dollar budget.
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Well with the 1500 performance will we ok but the 3000 you will see a big differance...
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Well with the 1500 performance will we ok but the 3000 you will see a big differance...
So the numbers mean more than just run time?
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Well, no but, yes...

My understanding is that whilst the number represents "run-time" in a sense, the higher numbered packs also have a much larger punch to them (ie. a higher output voltage per cell).
So, yeah, with lower number packs you won't the same punch.
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i reccomend venom ...... they have a site ... www.venomracing.com or sumthing along those lines...
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y dont u try the new orion packs? 4800 MAH...they gotta be good !!!
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y dont u try the new orion packs? 4800 MAH...they gotta be good !!!

he's only got 50 bucks.
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http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXKWU7&P=0

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXCTV8&P=0

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXHUK0&P=0

I wouldnt run anything less then those...
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Well, no but, yes...

My understanding is that whilst the number represents "run-time" in a sense, the higher numbered packs also have a much larger punch to them (ie. a higher output voltage per cell).
So, yeah, with lower number packs you won't the same punch.
the numbers on the stickers represent many things...of them one of the most important...if you are running stock...is the one that should be around 2.0...or less...thats the internal resistance...you see more punch with lower resistance and the higher cell voltage will give you more top end...but compared to an unmathced pack...they will be night and day...
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