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Old 03-09-2017, 06:50 PM
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Im looking for so help on choosing a battery.I have been using to 2s battery's and together they are pretty heavy. Im looking at some battery's and dont know what to pick.
For a 6 min main what is the minimum mah? Also if it was going to be a 10 min main what would be the mah needed?
If i wanted to go to a super lite buggy what whould i need to run?
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Superlites I believe run 2S.

As for 4S you should be good with 4400 and above. SMC has great packs, i run their 4500 on tight tracks, and the 5200 on bigger smoother tracks, you should have no issue making 10minutes, provided your motor / gearing is right . I use the 6700 in Truggy.
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What buggy are you running
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Tekno eb48 but also was thinking of conversation of the sct410
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I have been looking at the smc battery's and there is a huge weight difference between the 4000 and the 5000. The size looks to be almost double also.
Id like to get the 4000 so i can keep the the waight sown and low.
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Do you have the buggy and are running it now? The weight is negligible in 1/8 buggy.
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I've been working on setup and trying to get somethings straightened out before i tryed running it at my local track for a club race.
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If you're just looking to experiment with 4s, these batteries are solid.

https://hobbyking.com/en_us/turnigy-...case-pack.html

I know the C rating seems low but I believe they might be under rated. They have really good punch, solid IR rates and balance perfectly. I'm at 37 use cycles and am happy with them so far. The price is about as low as I've ever seen on 5000mah 4s hard packs. Just throwing this out there.

Agreed on the SMC packs. Solid customer service, excellent performance and great pricing. You do have to pay attention to make sure you get the good ones when their in stock though.
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I ended up with the smc battery's and still gonna practice with the 2s double
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After running a full size 4s that is about a third of the weight. I noticed that it handles better heavy.
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I think at one point it was discussed on the various eb48 threads that the vehicle balances better with a 6500mah 4S pack. May be worth a look if that is what you settled on.

the eb48sl that I have done some looking into myself here for parts compatibility I heard the SMC 4500mah lipo combined with a Tekin T8i 1950kv works really well.
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I ran SMC's 5000 and 5200 batteries combined with the SMC 1900kV motor last season. I easily got 15 minutes runtime without any fading in power. This year I am switching to their 4500 battery, which is approximately 120 gram lighter, and also a bit smaller.
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I ran SMC's 5000 and 5200 batteries combined with the SMC 1900kV motor last season. I easily got 15 minutes runtime without any fading in power. This year I am switching to their 4500 battery, which is approximately 120 gram lighter, and also a bit smaller.
Yeah when I was running two 7200 it was about 660 grams and then 600 with two 5200s and then 570 with a 4s 5200 and when i get the 4500 4s in yhe 2s case i think it will be like 450 or so.
I was thinking abput going with a eb48sl with a 1850kv. At the track nearest me they dont run a ebuggy mod class.
So npw im thinking about just stick with sct4x4 and 1/8 e-buggy.
And getting into wheelers
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Im still new to this site and trying to figure out how to get around and navigate.
Im probably gonna g
Adk the same question that others have covered already.
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