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Old 10-30-2005, 08:53 PM   #1
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What kind of battery chager do you use? I use a dynamite mega 3 charger. It works fine for me. Been using it for 7 years now. Is that a good charger? And how long do you guys charge your batteries? I usually charge mine from 15 to 30 minutes. Whats a good time lenght to know your batteries are recieving full charge?
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What kind of battery chager do you use? I use a dynamite mega 3 charger. It works fine for me. Been using it for 7 years now. Is that a good charger? And how long do you guys charge your batteries? I usually charge mine from 15 to 30 minutes. Whats a good time lenght to know your batteries are recieving full charge?

I use an Orion Advantage and a old Novak Millenium charger.

Orion for chaging and the Novak for peaking.

Whell,as for how long you need to fully charge your pack.1st we must know what kind of cell you're using?? ie the capacity of the cell. Are they 3300s or 3700s....??
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I use a Much More Cell Master. I used to use a Turbo 35 GFX but change to the Cell Masters and they are the best I have ever used.
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Because I run Mod and I use the CTX charge profile my GP 3700's take around 45min to 1 hr to charge. The CTX charge profile is the step charging
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What kind of battery chager do you use? I use a dynamite mega 3 charger. It works fine for me. Been using it for 7 years now. Is that a good charger? And how long do you guys charge your batteries? I usually charge mine from 15 to 30 minutes. Whats a good time lenght to know your batteries are recieving full charge?

we all use digital chargers now.

prob what would be good is the Duratrax Ice. Cost $110USD look it up on ebay
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The cells I use are 1500s, 1800s and 3300s. Whats the right charge length for each to get a full charge. And what do you guys think of the old mega 3 charger? I know there are newer and better chargers but is the mega 3 good?
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There are a lot of high quality chargers on the market nowadays,it really depends on your budget and level of racing you do.I've been using CE chargers for the past 5-6 years,and have never had any kind of battery issue.If you go to any national level race you will see more CE chargers than any other,that pretty much says it all.The much more chargers seem to be pretty nice but I still hear of some quality issue's,also their the new kid on the block and like anything it takes time to get all the bugs worked out for a new product.
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i think the pitbull x3 charger is good...i just ordered one...
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Good choice! the X-3 is a very good charger for the money.
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Thanks Hyper....kitty
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The cells I use are 1500s, 1800s and 3300s. Whats the right charge length for each to get a full charge. And what do you guys think of the old mega 3 charger? I know there are newer and better chargers but is the mega 3 good?
Can someone answer this for me?
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