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Old 02-10-2004, 06:36 PM   #1
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Default High Capacity NIMH C and D cells- 4500 maH, 9000 maH

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What do you all think about making a 6 or 7 cell battery pack out of these batteries?



http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...category=50623

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...category=50624

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Well, If i were u, I would definatly not get them. They maybe good in other things, but not be as good in R/C. U might want to stick with some good r/c batteries lik Team Orions or Fukuyama's.
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Default Re: High Capacity NIMH C and D cells- 4500 maH, 9000 maH

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Hello,

What do you all think about making a 6 or 7 cell battery pack out of these batteries?



http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...category=50623

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...category=50624

Thanks for your input.
I would take the 29 bucks and spend on a decent pack unless you are just looking for run time for a back yard basher.. sorry just my honest opinion
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woohoo they say they can drain as high as 16amps

They could run my mini z


kidding aside. you might try these IF they would fit in your chassis AND you are only interested in running around the yard. If your racing anything but a rtr weak motor, stick with the sub c's made for rc
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I might be wrong but those c-sized batteries are not the same dimensions as a sub-c battery which is the size of all the batteries that are used in r/c cars. Doesn't mean you cannot make them work.
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The biggest reason they wouldn't work has already been mentioned. They only can have up to 16A draw on them Any stock motor is going to draw at least 20-25. Ecpecially full throttle from a stand still. You'll fry them and possibly damage other devices in the car.
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they wouldnt fit in your car. and you would be going v.e.r.y slow, for a long time. lol, they last ages but they suck ass for speed and because of the high ampage required they'd probably overhead and die.
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