to warm for a lipo?


Old 04-23-2010, 02:54 PM
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On my tekno converted MBX6-t with a 2200kv MMM my 5800mah 30C zippys are getting to 110* at the end of a run (cut off at 3.3v)

do you guys think i should gear down im running a 15 tooth with no clutch or brakes.
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I run some hard cased packs and that's the hottest mine have come off the track after a run. My packs still run just far
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You'll get some different answers on this. IMO that's fine. My softcase LiPos will come off around 109F, similar to yours. Hardcase packs will temp cooler because there's space (air and/or foam/tape) between the LiPo itself and the hardcase, so if you read 110F on the hardcase, the cells are a bit hotter.
Are the packs puffing? If not, you're fine. Mine will sometimes puff just slightly after runs on hot days. They still perform great.
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