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Old 01-27-2009, 04:40 PM   #1
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I'm getting in to 1/12 and want to use lipo and 13.5 Can I use this charger from Muchmore or do I have to use one the $160.00 types they have?

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Old 01-27-2009, 04:44 PM   #2
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dOES it have a blancer? if not jsut go get like a 120 dollar charger but i would recomend getting a new chargers thats from the stone age lol
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This one doesn't have a balancer... I picked one up for a backup.

https://www.ssl-stormerhobbies.com/c...&pn=MXAEOS5IDP

This does have a balancer built in and I have it as well. It does a great job.

http://www.maxamps.com/EOS0606i.htm

Whatever you choose, I recommend something that will charge several types of batteries.
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Old 01-27-2009, 06:44 PM   #4
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Why would you need a balancer for 1/12?
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You should read his post where he say's IM GOING TO USE LIPO AND A 13.5!!!
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You should read his post where he say's IM GOING TO USE LIPO AND A 13.5!!!

I thought using Lipo and a 13.5 was the new "thing" in 1/12th scale?


Justwill75 the first one from Stormer hobbies is an awesome charger. I have one and it will do tons of stuff. Plus it is simple and straight-forward to use. You might also look at the LRP 3


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lol... 1 cell lipo balancer is about as useful as a left hand screwdriver :P
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lol... 1 cell lipo balancer is about as useful as a left hand screwdriver :P

LOL There is a use for it: It makes your toolbox look sophisticated.
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one of those chargers actually brought my below-voltage lipo (left it plugged into my car for too long while it sat) back to life for my ICE to recognize. Before that, the ICE wouldnt even reigster a battery was connected.
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I thought using Lipo and a 13.5 was the new "thing" in 1/12th scale?


Justwill75 the first one from Stormer hobbies is an awesome charger. I have one and it will do tons of stuff. Plus it is simple and straight-forward to use. You might also look at the LRP 3


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I know that people don't use lipo in 1/12th, The point is that he didn't read the first post.
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I know that people don't use lipo in 1/12th, The point is that he didn't read the first post.

They are using it some now. Single cell and a 13.5 for stock. Not trying to be an A$$ or argue...just discussion.
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If you found two chargers that were the same price. One balanced, one didn't, you better get the one that does. One trick ponies only cost you more in the long run. Get something that multi tasks.
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