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Old 05-28-2011, 01:09 PM   #1
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Arrow I need LiPos! What kind should I buy and from where?

I'm planning on getting lipo's and a balancer charger but I'm not sure what kind to get and where has the best prices. Plus, I don't want to buy anything that's only going to last a short time.

Anybody have any battery/charger/store suggestions for me?
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Old 05-28-2011, 01:15 PM   #2
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The Intellect batteries have a good price and are lasting long. I have had both the 30C and the 50C and they last at least half a year (when racing much in mod).
HobbyKing has good chargers, eg. the Imax series (b5, b6, b8). Remember, the b8 is hugh compared to the b5
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what tipe of car?

but for charger get the ProTek R/C "Prodigy 610 DUO" LiPo/LiFe/NiMH DC Battery Charger (6S/10A/200W x 2) got it at but for battreys i dont know im new to it my self haha i just got the Venom Power 2S Li-Poly 20C Battery Pack w/Universal Connector (7.4V/5000mAh) for $50 for 1 at amainhobbies.com im thanking about going to a 30C or so.
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Old 05-28-2011, 01:30 PM   #4
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Sppedzone carries great battries for all racing applications.
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Old 05-28-2011, 04:04 PM   #6
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+1..I JUST GOT 2 OF THE 5000 40C GENS ACE PACKS FOR 34BUCKS EACH & THEY WORK GOOD I ALSO GOT A THUNDER CHARGE THAT BALANCE & IT WORK GREAT..I GOT ALL THIS FOR AROUND A 100BUCKS
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www.hobbypartz.com they have good prices on lipos and the thunder ac6 charger is awsome and you get it for a great deal.
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Go with a major name hobby brand if you want best performance and reliability.

The Orion or Peak are good packs. You really do get what you pay for. A good lipo can last you for years. A bad lipo may only last you a few months.

http://www.speedtechrc.com/store/ebp...?catmainid=596

If you have a power supply this is more than good enough for your needs.
http://www.speedtechrc.com/store/ebp...id=59&id=11222

If you don't then get this.
http://www.speedtechrc.com/store/ebp...nid=59&id=9061
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Old 05-29-2011, 12:24 PM   #9
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Nah, the good Orion packs are expensive for what you get. There are a series of brands that produce better batteries for a lower price, eg. Intellect, ProTech, Venom...
Check Amainhobbies.com, they're damn good
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Old 05-29-2011, 05:51 PM   #10
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I'll be sure to check out those gens ace packs on HobbyPartz

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I went to my LHS to but a single part for my car, and walked out with a Venom Pro Charger for $110. Has anybody had any problems with this charger?

I also got a battery for $50 that was 120 before... I dont remember the brand right now but when I look next I'll be sure to post and find out exactly what i bought. Its a 2s 30c 4900mah that can be charged at 10amps.
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4th vote for thunder AC6 and gens ace
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