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Old 03-19-2006, 07:55 PM   #31
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THANK YOU - THANK YOU- THANK YOU...!

Great Stuff! I started this thread because I was considering buying either the GP4300's or the IB4200's (exclusively for 12th scale) for the runtime.

From what I've read so far.... the IB4200 is the way to go...!
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Old 03-20-2006, 08:16 PM   #32
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thanks danny & Batt-man. very good info.
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Old 03-20-2006, 08:52 PM   #33
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I just bought some IB4200 cells. What number of delta V (mV) and current (AMP) should I charge them (6 cells pack)?
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Old 03-20-2006, 11:27 PM   #34
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I ♥ my GP's

I've tried some IB packs but they didn't seem to work any better than my GP packs yet I hate the way the IB's need to be maintained
Those are the two exact reasons I went back to GP's Just bought 4packs of 4300's for 1/12. Tried the rest went back to the best
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Old 03-20-2006, 11:58 PM   #35
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I would hardly call the maintenance method for IB cells complicated. Then again you are American
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Old 03-21-2006, 12:14 AM   #36
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OOhhhhhHHhh.... burn.. LMAO....
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Old 03-21-2006, 05:05 AM   #37
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Easy there, Crocodile Dundee.
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Old 03-21-2006, 06:24 AM   #38
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I would hardly call the maintenance method for IB cells complicated. Then again you are American
From your post I see Aussies can't read either, no one mentioned complicated
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Old 03-21-2006, 09:35 AM   #39
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Until now I didnīt wanted the IB cells. I know a lot of peoples having problems with the older IB cells so kept with my proven GP3300s. But now I had to buy new cells and went with the IB4200. Just had one race and they really had very good power. From what I heard from matchers the latest IB3800 + 4200 are much more robust than the older cells and you just have to care the right way about them. Especially deadshorting and using the old equalizers isnīt good. But as the new GP4300 also seem not as robust as the old 3300 anymore because of the different internal construction there is no reason for me spending more money on GPs.
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From your post I see Aussies can't read either, no one mentioned complicated

OK what is your problem with the maintenance method then? Can't get much simpler than discharging down to 5.4 volts after racing then equalising before next being charged.

But then again, having to do two activities might be a bit of a strain for you. ( I am getting great bites without having to put out much bait )
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But then again, having to do two activities might be a bit of a strain for you. ( I am getting great bites without having to put out much bait )
Idiots usually do No seriously though, I like my routine for maintaining GP's than IB's that's all. My IB3800-4200's had reasonably more punch than my GP3300's but were about the same as my GP3700's. But that was mainly due to the IB's having more voltage (AIR/IR were about the same). I'll see how these GP4300's do though
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Are you comparing the punch of the 1.2 volt IB3800's with the new GP3700's or the older ones. Because the later IB3800's with the 1.2+ volts kill the earlier GP3700 cells.

That is why GP released the newer GP3700 with the higher voltage and punch. However it hasn't got the runtime
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I have the new gen GP3700's...
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My brother IB3600 matched have no power anymore (use only 20 cycle) and my friend IB3800 unmatch burn after charge with muchmore cell master. I have GP3300 SMC and i used 1 year (>50 cycle) and i charge on my pulsar is still have 3500mah without deadshort. GP is very good batteries.
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My brother IB3600 matched have no power anymore (use only 20 cycle) and my friend IB3800 unmatch burn after charge with muchmore cell master. I have GP3300 SMC and i used 1 year (>50 cycle) and i charge on my pulsar is still have 3500mah without deadshort. GP is very good batteries.

The 3300s are really good...Very robust cells...But the newer 3700s are not a robust as the 3300s. I have one pack that vent after like that 4-5th charge.
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