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Old 12-27-2008, 06:57 PM   #1
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Default Maxamps 30C Lipo 6500 2S2P 7.4V Battery Pack

Anyone running this pack in a 1/10 car? I thinking about one of these for my RC10T4, currently I'm running the 2S 15C 4000mAh packs from Amain that are $35 each. They work awesome, I even raced with them today. But I'm looking for something with more punch. I was considering going with something 25C or 30C. I'm running a CC Sidewinder w/ a 5700kV motor.

The 5250 is 241 grams, the 6500 is 327 grams, nearly 1/4 lbs different. Will I even be able to tell a difference between these two batteries?

Again.. 45 minute run time? That's insane! I'm getting 20+ minutes out of my 15C 2S $35 batteries, but 45 minutes.. we only have 7-10 minute mains in 2WD truck here.
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Old 12-28-2008, 11:03 AM   #2
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I guess it depends on the punch that it delivers. Is your motor right now even capable or maxing out the 15C capacity on the batteries you already have? If not, I can't imagine you would gain anything other than sick run times.
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I'm running a 5200mah 28c and an 8000mah 20c from SMC (the 8000 is a demo pack). Run times are 27 and 42 minutes. The 5000 is a little quicker. I don't know if it's because of weight or discharge rate. I add weights to the car when I running the 5000 because it helps with traction. No weight needs to be added when running the 8000. I occasionally run 30 min mains in larger races against nitros. IMO the 6500mah pack would be perfect for that.
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Thanks.. I honestly believe the punch of the 15C is enough for the T4, but I had to ask if there was a benefit in going with something with more punch. I think more weight would actually help my T4, as it's certainly not lacking in power.
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The amount of punch is relative to the track conditions in some aspects. Can be over kill making more difficult to drive in theory.
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I have the 4200 and they are awesome. I get 25 min of runtime in my truck with it...this pack would go longer.
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