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Old 09-30-2020, 04:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Zerodefect View Post
Outdoors, we're pushing the Ebuggies hard. The batteries go flat after about 4 cycles. The car still has good power, but it's enough of a loss, to throw off my timing on harder jumps.

So if you're going to use four or more charges in practice, switch to another pack for the rest of the race day. Two packs is plenty. I practice with my backup ebuggy, so I just have one battery for each car.
Maybe better to give more information of what batteries you use, what motor with which session time.
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Old 10-01-2020, 06:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Zerodefect View Post
Outdoors, we're pushing the Ebuggies hard. The batteries go flat after about 4 cycles. The car still has good power, but it's enough of a loss, to throw off my timing on harder jumps.

So if you're going to use four or more charges in practice, switch to another pack for the rest of the race day. Two packs is plenty. I practice with my backup ebuggy, so I just have one battery for each car.
What does that mean? Goes flat after 4 cycles? Do you throw your lipos away after each session?
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Old 10-01-2020, 06:21 PM
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No. They just loose some punch. Return them to storage voltage and they'll be right as rain for the next weekend. It's more noticeable in on road, but once you notice it, you can't stop noticing it.

The first four charges are more powerful.

Right now I'm running the big truggy Fantom. 6750mah 4s, for practice. And have two of the low profile 4600 Protek 4s packs for racing.

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Old 10-01-2020, 10:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Zerodefect View Post
No. They just loose some punch. Return them to storage voltage and they'll be right as rain for the next weekend. It's more noticeable in on road, but once you notice it, you can't stop noticing it.

The first four charges are more powerful.

Right now I'm running the big truggy Fantom. 6750mah 4s, for practice. And have two of the low profile 4600 Protek 4s packs for racing.
That is incredibly strange. I come from a drone racing background and we cycle the crap out of our lipos because we only get about 2:30 minutes of flight time. Drones are much higher current draw in terms of C-rating and we've never experienced anything like that.

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