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View Poll Results: NiCad, NiMH or Lipo?
NiCad 1 0.96%
NiMH 51 49.04%
Lipo 52 50.00%
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Old 11-19-2007, 08:32 AM   #16
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All electric, all lipo!!

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Old 11-19-2007, 09:28 AM   #17
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I don't use any of those batteries listed. I am using LI-FE batteries, the A123 batteries. I sold all my nimh batteries about 4 months ago, except for the AA rechargeables I am using in my transmitter. I use the A123s to race, 2S1P packs and I am allowed to use them in the stock class here too! I use a 3S1P pack in my rock crawler, and I plan on throwing in a 5S2P pack in my custom e-maxx/4-link brushless monster truck.
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I use a123 cells as well. I run a 3p2s pack in my xxx-t pro truck & then I run a 2p 5s pack in a converted 1/8th scale. I get around 20 minutes of run time depending on the track. It is a perfect setup for running longer mains w/out putting too much weight in the buggy. I use velcro straps to keep the batteries in place so I can make a quick pit stop at the midpoint in the mains. Once I pit I can always have my pit man drop the pack on the charger and give me enough juice to endure anything that is left in a 45 minute main after I pit a 2nd time.
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Old 11-19-2007, 10:55 AM   #19
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Lipo here now. A123s though look to be the future once they get them into the new sizes that fit vehicles better. Just wish the mah was stated differently to help promote them as they get much better actual runtime than what the mah would imply from what I am hearing.
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i use ni-cd but only because i'm too cheap to afford ni-mh (it helps when you have 8 stick packs too )
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Old 11-19-2007, 12:27 PM   #21
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EP4200's for me at the moment in both 4-cell and 6-cell classes.
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Use Lipo`s in everything, cars, transmitter, reciever packs, starter box battery etc. if only they came in a small enough voltage for the glow starter i would use Lipo and nothing else.
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Old 11-19-2007, 01:48 PM   #24
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NIHM's here in all my vehicles, RX and TX. Money is the factor that is keeping me from upgrading.
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bashing/practice - lipo , and for racing - lipo
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I use AA's

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Old 11-19-2007, 02:01 PM   #27
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nimh is both my t4 and b4, already got the gtb that is lipo ready for the future, just need the packs and the charger (waiting to see the new novak charger)
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Old 11-19-2007, 02:06 PM   #28
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NiMH for racing and practice.
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Old 11-19-2007, 02:48 PM   #29
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I think you should poll what majority of racers would like to run? NICAD, NIMH or LIPO.
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