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Old 02-24-2004, 10:20 PM   #1
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If I was to buy a bulk box of batts, what would be the easiest way to match them? Fukuyama has the box of batts and I just needs some packs for practice and some club racing. I don't have access to a TurboMatcher. Is the discharge feature on the GFX good for this?
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that will take forever on the charger,and it will also require a lot of attention from yourself.
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yea that was intresting, to say the least
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Not a great idea. As a an end user you won't get much of discount on the cells if any. You will spend 45-60 minutes per cell per cycle to match each cell (with no printouts) on the GFX. You won't get any zapping done to the cells to get the voltage up.

You're probably better off buying lower end cells practice and medium range cells for club racing. Remember that most battery matching companies make all their money on the high end cells. Their cheapest packs are usually just above their cost. Pick a batter company you trust or know other are happy with and buy what you can afford.
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I would have to agree with tell. By the time that you actually get them done it would have been alot easier to just buy them. Not to mention your way is not even close to being acurate. Pick a good company and buy there matched packs for your club races. The bought packs will probably run way better than anything you match anyway. It takes along time to get the nack down. But if you decide to do it yourself GOOD LUCK
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You might be right but I did what rod_b say.

I bought the power pack from Fukuyama and charged each battery (4 each time) on my Shculze Electronics eco charger.

Then i mathed them on runtime and voltage.

It took me some but the outcome wasn't bad. They are still performing very well and also are better from some older stage3 batteries I have.

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If I was to buy a bulk box of batts, what would be the easiest way to match them? Fukuyama has the box of batts and I just needs some packs for practice and some club racing. I don't have access to a TurboMatcher. Is the discharge feature on the GFX good for this?
hey rod_b ... chk the track locator forum ,, www.racingrccars.com
there having a battery sale I think youll like..
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