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Old 02-19-2009, 06:34 PM   #1
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Thumbs up just wanted to say hi and introdude myself.!!

hi my name is vito and ive been out of racing my rc car for about 19 years now (wow im gettin old lol) i use to have a rc10 team car back then and alot has changed since i use to race.i currently have a jconcepts bj4we that ive just recently built.its a very nice machine if you ask me.i also just recently purchased a airtronics mx-3 fass system (huge difference from my old xl2p lol) i pretty much got everything down pat like before but am very confused about this whole lipo battery thing.when i was racing i was use to matched packs and brushed motors.now it seems to be lipos and brushless motors.i have a couple of questions to ask.

1.how long are both the heats and mains now? i was use to 4 min at the most!

2. can i still use brushed motors and regular nicad packs to fit the runtime of a race nowadays?

3. i have no clue about lipos and brushless motors.any input would be greatly appreciated
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Old 02-19-2009, 06:43 PM   #2
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tell me about it, im the same as you!!! I put up a post called brushed or not brushed.... a few responded with a little insight...hope it helps
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tell me about it, im the same as you!!! I put up a post called brushed or not brushed.... a few responded with a little insight...hope it helps
ok thanks man
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Old 02-19-2009, 07:03 PM   #4
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lipo and brushless is the way to go these days.

LiPo can deliever super power compared to Ni-Mh and Ni-Cad

Brushless is virtually maintainance free and it seems to last forever. No more brushes to replace. Just drop it in and forget it about it.

If you want to go fast, then brushless is the way to go.
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Some tracks are running 6 min rounds.

I've been running EnerG4600 NiMh and brushless since last yr. There are several companies matching EnerG 4600 cells. SMC and ProMatch are the top two.
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Some tracks are running 6 min rounds.

I've been running EnerG4600 NiMh and brushless since last yr. There are several companies matching EnerG 4600 cells. SMC and ProMatch are the top two.
thank you much for the info
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