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Old 12-01-2011, 10:08 PM
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I'm a noob, getting back into RC.

I need 2-3 new 4S LiPos for racing. I am on a budget and looking at the 3 options: Gens Ace 5000 @ 40c; Venom 5000 @ 35c; SMC 5200 @ 50c.

Any thoughts on those? I any help would be GREAT!!!
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What is your car setup ?

The Gensace 40c packs are great bang for buck

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Gonna be running 1/8 electric w/ Mamba Monster Max - 1900 combo on Losi Eight 2.0. Any problems with the SMC stuff?
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Never used an SMC pack but they have a rep for selling decent packs

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Anyone have good luck with Gens Ace or Venom packs? Are the 40c GA and 35c Venoms comparable?
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Nothing wrong with the Gen Ace packs have used a few myself ... might also look into the sky lipo brand ... unless you need hardcase roar approved
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Yes...I'm looking for hardcase. Is there much performance difference between the $90 Venom 35c and their $125 50c packs? I've heard that more than 35c is not really noticeable on the track....is this true?
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Nathans -
For 98% of the people out there, save your money and buy the $90 35C pack. You save weight...and $$.

If you really have it geared up to pull a lot of power in bursts, then yes, the 50C pack may be more worth it.

Remember, all Venom Batteries come with our Lifetime Battery Replacement Plan, and we have a customer service department should you ever need to use that warranty.

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