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Old 07-30-2014, 03:28 PM
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would this be a good enough charger to get me started with 2s lipos? of course i will be getting a better one in the future, i just dont have the money atm. thanks

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It will charge very slowely. Save and get a better charger from the beginning.
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Honestly for about 75-100 bux more you can get a HiTec X4 Charger that will last you your entire racing career.
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Save up some bux and invest wisely
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Yes, charger is one of the purchases that is an investment.

You can probably find a nice used charger on the forums for about 40-60 dollars.
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i will be getting a better one but i wont have the funds for a few weeks. will that one still work though? just need it so i can bash around for a week or two
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Yes, it will work.
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For a starter charger you'd be better off with this.

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...cessories.html
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For a starter charger you'd be better off with this.

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...cessories.html
If he had a PSU kicking around possibly.
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i will be getting a better one but i wont have the funds for a few weeks. will that one still work though? just need it so i can bash around for a week or two
yea but then you put $25 into a not very capable charger that has it's limits. Wait, and while you are collecting a few more bucks do some research... here's a start. http://www.amain.com/index.php?cPath...rl&filter_mfr=The good chargers start about $50-60 bucks. Buy right and buy once.

thanks Panda, fixed it

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yea but then you put $25 into a not very capable charger that you won't be able to sell. Wait... and while you are collecting a few more bucks do some research... here's a start. http://blogs.c.yimg.jp/res/blog-75-0...g_6?1405359766 The good chargers start about $50-60 bucks. Buy right and buy once.
I think that link might be wrong,
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It will charge very slowely. Save and get a better charger from the beginning.
Big +1 here. About a year ago I got back into the hobby and because of ATM funds I bought a cheaper charger. Within 2 months I ended up spending more money on a charger that would meet my needs. Basically I wasted money on the first charger...
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I think about the best charger you can get for the price is the Hitec X1, about $60-$70, easy to use and bulletproof! It is the charger that the majority of the people at my track use. I use the X1 and a Hyperion
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I'll +1 a lot of what has been said; as I said in your thread about what truggy to get, it's better to spend a bit more now to get stuff that will last you years, that you'll end up buying anyway.

It's one of the things I kinda like about the hobby; I dont need to feel guilty about spending to get high quality gear because I know there is NO point buying cheap stuff because I'll replace it so soon.
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