Go Back  R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric Off-Road
I know there is no best battery..... >

I know there is no best battery.....

I know there is no best battery.....

Old 01-02-2012, 05:02 PM
Tech Fanatic
Thread Starter
iTrader: (14)
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Orlando, Fl
Posts: 950
Trader Rating: 14 (100%+)
Default I know there is no best battery.....

But I know there is good batteries. I have a Gens Ace 5000mah 40c 4s and I was never amazed by its performance. It has good punch for the first few minutes but after that the power continues to fade. The battery does have over 100 runs. What do yall use? I may get this battery again as it is good but I wanted to know my other options.
IOP_Racer is offline  
Old 01-02-2012, 05:20 PM
Tech Elite
iTrader: (41)
OG RC 10T's Avatar
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 2,658
Trader Rating: 41 (100%+)

They are inexpensive in comparison to other brands. If you got over 100 uses out of it and your happy, you should probably buy another one.
OG RC 10T is offline  
Old 01-02-2012, 06:23 PM
Tech Fanatic
Thread Starter
iTrader: (14)
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Orlando, Fl
Posts: 950
Trader Rating: 14 (100%+)

Well my friend has the same battery with less runs and his still perform great. I think my battery is just old.
IOP_Racer is offline  
Old 01-02-2012, 06:27 PM
Tech Adept
sc10rr's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: tiffin ohio
Posts: 112

for the price and performance that gens ace is about your best bet and if your a racer, keep in mind you should use the same battery because different brand wiegh different and will throw off your ride height etc...
sc10rr is offline  
Old 01-02-2012, 06:39 PM
Tech Regular
iTrader: (9)
SourDieselX's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Cypress, Tx
Posts: 307
Trader Rating: 9 (100%+)

Gen Ace lipos are good, but this subject is hammered to death, just do a search man and you'll find all the thoughts and opinions you want.
SourDieselX is offline  
Old 01-02-2012, 06:44 PM
Tech Initiate
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 43

Try like a 7.4v 5800mah lipo. It depends on what you are willing to pay. I would say Lipo is the way to go.
EngageTutorials is offline  
Old 01-02-2012, 06:51 PM
Tech Addict
iTrader: (22)
dfsc10's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Posts: 628
Trader Rating: 22 (100%+)

i use protek batteries from amain hobbies and i love them!
dfsc10 is offline  
Old 01-02-2012, 06:59 PM
Tech Regular
iTrader: (45)
active_sport's Avatar
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 443
Trader Rating: 45 (100%+)

I like pro-match racing batteries. They are not cheap, but not expensive either. I have accidentally and purposely overcharged a few of them numerous times, I have 2 that are on their third race season and still feel as punchy as the day I bought them. Not to mention, their support is top notch. I had a balance wire rip out of one. I sent it to pro-match and they repaired the battery and sent back free of charge.......

Their 50c battery out performs my venom 65c battery. At least in my case...

The above information is my opinion. I am by no means an expert.....
active_sport is offline  

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2022 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.