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Old 10-31-2006, 08:38 AM   #4336
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I personally know someone that runs only 1 pack in a particular car - the same pack, every practice/heat/main, every race day. This has been for over a year or pretty regular running, and it's still plenty strong - possibly the fastest car in that class. Yes, that pack is about 18 months old (so that will tell you the kind of numbers on it) and it will still run away from new, higher voltage packs.

I (I mean he) charges at 6 or 6.5 amps every time.

So - CAN you do it? Yes - SHOULD you do it? Probably not...
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Old 10-31-2006, 10:18 AM   #4337
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what kind of (ball park figure) reduction in life would i see in a pack of IB4200's if i charged at 8amps? would the pack be ale to run well for a full season? i know that these questions are not the easiest to answer, but i just need an indication. thanks
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Old 10-31-2006, 10:23 AM   #4338
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not sure that there is a factor of life based on current of charge. to give you an idea, the first batch of 4200, charging at 8 amp actually reduce the life to about 2-3 months. the first batch had problems of venting on a charge, even at 5 amps
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Old 10-31-2006, 10:26 AM   #4339
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Most all the fast guys at our track charge at 8 amps,but they also keep fresh packs which is really the key,the best thing to do is just buy like one new pack every month or two and rotate your older packs to practice packs.
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thanks for the tips guys!
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Old 10-31-2006, 09:27 PM   #4341
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i just wanted to say that the batts i got had some real power in them. they powered me to the win at the midwest carpet championship. i will be buying more in the next couple of days for the us carpet camps in Cleveland. Thanks again
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Old 11-01-2006, 05:11 AM   #4342
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I personally know someone that runs only 1 pack in a particular car - the same pack, every practice/heat/main, every race day. This has been for over a year or pretty regular running, and it's still plenty strong - possibly the fastest car in that class. Yes, that pack is about 18 months old (so that will tell you the kind of numbers on it) and it will still run away from new, higher voltage packs.

I (I mean he) charges at 6 or 6.5 amps every time.

So - CAN you do it? Yes - SHOULD you do it? Probably not...
BUT.....the pack he is doing that with (multiple runs,higher charge) is not the same as the new IB4200's that he is referring too. They are a whole different animal. These require a little different approach than the others.
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Old 11-01-2006, 03:15 PM   #4343
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So I get this call this morning wondering where the heck I have been!!! Sorry, I haven't been by in a while. Hope things are going well for everyone

Theisgroup- Thank you for manning the station and helping out, I really do appreciate it!

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I just posted NOVEMBER SPECIALS 4200 WORLD CHAMPION EDITION CELLS @ 35amps 1.23+ Voltage 425+ Runtime 6 cell pack ONLY $54.00 and if you order 3 or more an additional 10% off!!! Sometimes I think Jeff has lost his mind....but hey take advantage of those prices before he comes to!!1
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Old 11-01-2006, 03:25 PM   #4344
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Hi batterychick...
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Glad to hear. Ordered two pack of 1.24's yesterday.
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Old 11-01-2006, 04:49 PM   #4346
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These news WC 4200'S are awesome!

Erika, I need to call you...possibly Friday and you need to call Superior Hobbies. I spoke with Ken tonight, he hasn't heard from you yet!
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Old 11-01-2006, 06:35 PM   #4347
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ASM-ummm....all I can say at this point is my short attention span got me again. I will be on the horn in the a.m.

rctoyguy- that would be Battery Diva
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Hey what's up sweet thang!!!
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I don't know about Battery Diva - I think Battery Super-Hot-Fox-Gorgeous-Babe would be more fitting....

I know I've been kinda out of the loop lately- hoping to get things going again soon. Lots of changes lately and more coming with work and other stuff. All good changes, just lots to do...
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I don't know about Battery Diva - I think Battery Super-Hot-Fox-Gorgeous-Babe would be more fitting....
not fair!!!
trying to get some of the 1.30v packs from erika?
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