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Old 10-22-2012, 05:07 PM   #1
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Hey people,

i need to get batteries for my TCXX but can't decide between Thunder Power or Team Orion.

At first i was going Team Orion Carbon Pro 5500mAh 90C / Carbon Pro 5000mAh 90C 7.4V, than since the Carbon Pro WTS 4000mAh 90C came out i was quite interested since you can play with the weight distribution but a friend of mine told me that the 5000 or larger pack has less resitance etc... and he advised me not to go for it.

Yesterday a friend of mine which tried lots of batteries advised me to go for Thunder Power.

Could you kindly help me with this decision.

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Hey people,

i need to get batteries for my TCXX but can't decide between Thunder Power or Team Orion.

At first i was going Team Orion Carbon Pro 5500mAh 90C / Carbon Pro 5000mAh 90C 7.4V, than since the Carbon Pro WTS 4000mAh 90C came out i was quite interested since you can play with the weight distribution but a friend of mine told me that the 5000 or larger pack has less resitance etc... and he advised me not to go for it.

Yesterday a friend of mine which tried lots of batteries advised me to go for Thunder Power.

Could you kindly help me with this decision.

Thanks
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Thunder Power is the real deal when it comes to race lipos.
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I have to agree with Fred.
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TP! I bought orion lipo had problems only 10 runs (3 weekend practice) battery post melted emailed customer service they told me 7 days warranty only on lipos
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Old 10-22-2012, 11:48 PM   #7
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Thunder power it is than!

Which model should I go for. Our minimum weight limit is of 1350 grams and why if you please?

Thanks guys.
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I lost 2 X Orion Carbon pro's in the space of 3 weeks, due to the connectors breaking internally,

No big hits, just due to vibration from what i can tell, one went going down the main straight,
they were not mistreated, and i use an LRP pulsar touch charger at 5.5 amps,

I would not recommend these

No issues with my Reedy or IP packs

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No issues with thunder power. I had g4 and g6 chemistry and they have been really good to me. Decided to buy an Orion carbon pro to give a try. After 9 months of hard use, the Orion lipo is puffed and I can feel the case wanting to split! overpriced for what they can do. Even my 1s Carbon pro is puffed...

Next lipo I will be going back to Thunder Power
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I've raced Orion Batteries in both TC and 12th scale. I've used them at the Worlds and I have absolute zero problems with them. Perfect batteries. Also the most used battery at the 12th scale Worlds was the Orion 90C

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I've been using 2 x Orion 90C Carbon packs since the start of the year. Never had any problems with them, and they have plenty of punch. I also have the 3800 30C Orion packs too, they are still going well.

I also have 2 Fantom (Revtech) 65C packs. They are also great and I, personally cannot feel much difference between the two.

I would like to try the TP packs sometime in the future though.
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Thunder Power it is!!!!!

Which model do you recommend for a 5 min race with a Speed Passion 10.5 V3 motor.

Our track is a very tight one with lots of bumbs (grainy type of terrain).

So punch is very important.

Thanks to all
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Thunder Power it is!!!!!

Which model do you recommend for a 5 min race with a Speed Passion 10.5 V3 motor.

Our track is a very tight one with lots of bumbs (grainy type of terrain).

So punch is very important.

Thanks to all
This model: THP60002SP65B
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Hi All

can anyone tell me if the THP60002SP65B fit in a serpent 811e
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