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Old 04-06-2009, 01:49 PM   #4
Edumakated
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Originally Posted by yzracer758 View Post
Here is what I learned saturday after racing my D8-E for the first time. With my MMM with a 2650KV castle motor and a 4s SMC 5000 40c lipo on a track with 2 huge straights (34 sec avg. laptimes) I went the entire 15 minute main, about 3/4 of the way on the last lap my battery hit cut-off but I made it home just fine. I was not full throttle on the straights every lap but only when going for a pass.

I am sure with a lower discharge rated battery I could have gone the entire 15 minutes no problem or maybe a smaller track also.

Hop that helps you out any.
The 1512 2d = Castle 2650 and 1515 1y = Castle 2200. Both motors pull about the same number of amps so the run times are very similar.
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