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Old 08-06-2007, 06:32 PM   #1
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With all the battery talk just figured it would be interesting to see the numbers.

Which one do you prefer and does your home track allow lipo usage?

Im overall neutral.
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Old 08-06-2007, 06:41 PM   #2
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Lipo all the way. yes they allow lipo in mod classes.
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I'm never going back to NiMH..... 'F 5 cell, 'F ROAR if they don't move forward with LiPo's.
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Old 08-06-2007, 06:58 PM   #6
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I've got both. Nimh for the stock class and Lipos for the open mod class. How I wish lipo's were legal for stock
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NiMH until manufacturers can come out with Lipos that are 6V
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Old 08-06-2007, 07:29 PM   #9
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neither one no place to use them at here in crimedotte,ks
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Old 08-06-2007, 07:54 PM   #10
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I will only race with Li-Po.....

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Old 08-06-2007, 08:47 PM   #13
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LIPOS. As soon as my last pack of nimh dies, I will be strictly lipo.
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I've already signed up for a big race this fall that only allows NIMH and that race will be the last time I ever use NIMH. I can't wait to put all my sub c crap up for sale here on rctech.

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