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Old 09-26-2007, 09:29 PM
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ok i have my losi running the novak 3.5 brushless setup and ive been wondering about mamba. is anything faster then what i got now, im building a new car wich is a TC4(Shaft Driven) and im looking for the best motor money can buy. i will be using 6 cell 4200's with the car as i do now with my novak. I have no gone lipo yet because i own around 8 packs of 4200's and 10 or more packs of 3000's and 2000's.

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Old 09-27-2007, 08:16 AM
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You already have the best system/motor.
So to spend money...
Sell the 4200's and others cheap and buy a nice lipo or 2.
You'll go faster, longer, with less battery maintenance.
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Old 09-27-2007, 08:24 AM
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Keep the 4200's everyone knows lipo are slower...they have less voltage! But you will get more runtime from them.
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Old 09-27-2007, 08:36 AM
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I would have to agree with Gacjr0, you have the BEST system out there. As for the lipos, MOST people I know who run brushless have lipo. but then it gets into battery care, do you wonna cycle batteries every now and then? Do you take them down at the end of the day and put alittle bit of charge back in them for the next week? if you do that and dont mind doing it, stick with IB, EP, 4200's. if you are getting tired of doing it go lipo!.

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my thing is, is taht i own so many sets of cells that i dont want to lose all the money. i am a pack rat and i also dont like to buy something for 60 and only get 20 out of it you know? i work hard for my money and i can keep all those cells and just buy lipo either way.
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Originally Posted by RoseTuned View Post
my thing is, is taht i own so many sets of cells that i dont want to lose all the money. i am a pack rat and i also dont like to buy something for 60 and only get 20 out of it you know? i work hard for my money and i can keep all those cells and just buy lipo either way.
I would just use the cells you got then,
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