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Old 09-26-2010, 06:17 PM   #1
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running 17.5 sedan and have beeen running a trakpower 4900 for 2 years . its starting to get a little tired. Whats the best packs out money not being an object. Thanks in advance
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Thunder Power. Beginning. End. Of Discussion.
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Old 09-26-2010, 06:29 PM   #3
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Thunder Power. Some of the best customer service in the industry, along with an awesome product. They have a full range of batteries for just about any r/c related application.

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Old 09-26-2010, 07:16 PM   #4
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check out Promatch Racing great lipos and you will save money!
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Old 09-26-2010, 07:25 PM   #5
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SMC batteries i have run them since day one and never had many issue's with them at all.....
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Old 09-26-2010, 07:50 PM   #7
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Another ThunderPower vote
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Thunder power all the way. We see a lot of cheap packs fail at the track and everyone who is using Thunder power are very happy. SMC also rate a mention but Accept no substitutes for quality as your batteries mean everything when going fast.
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Yep Thunderpower all the way!!!!!!!
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Old 09-27-2010, 01:08 AM   #10
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Thunder Power all the way. If you are running 17.5. I would suggest nothing over 40c.
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Another point for Thunder Power!

I'm actually comfortable buying them used too(after checking them over of course).

And they have some of the smallest hard-case dimensions so it's a pretty much guaranteed fit.
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Old 09-27-2010, 04:52 AM   #12
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Thunder Power all the way. If you are running 17.5. I would suggest nothing over 40c.
Can i ask why you think this? I have 5200 50c and 4200 40c packs and find the 50c packs are better.
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Can i ask why you think this? I have 5200 50c and 4200 40c packs and find the 50c packs are better.
The thunder power 5000mah 40c 2s pack is probably the best pack for stock TC racing. The results show in the track. Lower "c" ratings generate more punch when motors are not drawing high amperage. If you ran modified motors than the new 65c pack would be the ticket for TP 2s packs.
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TP batteries are good but I think the IB's are a better Battery. I have 2 TP packs that have puffed up. The IB packs I have are in great shape no puff at all. And no I am not overcharging them I only charge them at 4.5
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Check out the Acepow range of lipo, ROAR legal too.

VERY happy with my 30c 5300, lots of rip and duration.

They now have 50c packs.

http://www.rc-battery.com/app/menu.php?op=index
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