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Old 10-12-2005, 10:10 PM   #31
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more holes in the pocket!!

just bought 3700 match batts
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Old 10-12-2005, 10:24 PM   #32
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as always there is a tradeoff, these newer cells weigh more than 3300's which most stock racers and lower classes don't need the extra weight, they would rather strategically position the weight on their car than all down one side


i hope this makes sense, it did in my head at least
While that does make sense, does it really reduce lap times that much to haul around an extra 15-20 grams? And while the weight does do something, by the time you reach the 3:30-4:00 minute mark, you would have a higher average voltage than most other racers, making up for the additional "weight" (if you can really call it that), and then providing extra power after that. I just think that the more consistent voltage has a bigger impact than the weight. We should get Danny to answer that question (hint, hint).
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Old 10-12-2005, 10:43 PM   #33
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GP7900 Batteries are on the way
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Old 10-12-2005, 10:44 PM   #34
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GP7900 Batteries are on the way
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Old 10-12-2005, 11:19 PM   #35
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They are the same size as the GP 3700's.

My God....

Is this a late april fool's day joke?!

Just invested in 4 3700s!!
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Old 10-12-2005, 11:41 PM   #36
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Oh yeal ! ...nada nada nada ! ....just wait til you see Lipos cell hit mainstream RC car market ! 8000 Mah with the weight of a 1700mah NiCa pack

...currently 20C rate discharge available ....just waiting for some1 to make them 100C rate !
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Old 10-13-2005, 02:31 AM   #37
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I only wish I could get a high voltage, lower capacity cell pack (like a 2600 or something)
Orion do 2600 NiMH cells which run pretty well apparently and are reasonable value - http://www.modelsport.co.uk/?CallFun...n&ItemID=20079
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Old 10-13-2005, 04:16 AM   #38
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These GP3900 smells strange.

The GP site don't state that exist any GP3900 dedicated for RC usage:
http://www.gpbatteries.com.hk/html/front/

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Old 10-13-2005, 05:19 AM   #39
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RCMits, the red ones were 1200 SCR's. I think the Yellow ones were 1500 SCE's, but if you didn't take VERY good care of them they would go POOF! Very cool to see when you are 16 .
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Old 10-13-2005, 05:35 AM   #40
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RCMits, the red ones were 1200 SCR's. I think the Yellow ones were 1500 SCE's, but if you didn't take VERY good care of them they would go POOF! Very cool to see when you are 16 .
SCR's were 1200 and 1400 mah. SCE's were 1700 mah and yellow, SC's were yellow and 1300 mah.
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Old 10-13-2005, 06:39 AM   #41
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I think what these guys are saying about the say smaller capacity and higher voltage for stock is if it has the same volts rating or higher than the 3700's, then its average should be the same as a 3700 or 3800 if calculated for only the amount used. Take that with a cell that weighs less, it allows the driver to tune more with weight placement and should help stock out(or reduce the weight minimum of stock class).

But of coarse I still feel STOCK is WAYYYYYYYYYY TOOOOOOOOOOOO fast and should be slowed down a lot(be 1/4-1/3 slower than it is now), but that is a different subject.
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SCR's were 1200 and 1400 mah. SCE's were 1700 mah and yellow, SC's were yellow and 1300 mah.

In 1978 my RC12E came with a General Electric white stick pack. Probably 1200's . They were really bad.
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I think you were lucky to get 1000mah out of those white GE cells!
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SCR's were 1200 and 1400 mah. SCE's were 1700 mah and yellow, SC's were yellow and 1300 mah.
you showing your age...
I remember my first pack was tamyia 8.4V for the big wig, don't know what's in there. then comes the never ending batteries shopping list
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3300's all the way!!!!!

Here here!!! 3300's forever!!!
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