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Old 12-10-2005, 10:39 PM
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I very new to brushless I know nothing! I see people using 11.1v lipos why can't you use more cells with NiMh to get 11.1v? I understand that you would have to make it fit... but would it work the same?
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Old 12-10-2005, 10:46 PM
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well if u dont know lipos give u another good 15mins with a mini 18scale instead of the standard 15-20mins
also they are 3cell batts but are alot more powerful then regualr cells
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Yep, that may be around 9 cells.


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I very new to brushless I know nothing! I see people using 11.1v lipos why can't you use more cells with NiMh to get 11.1v? I understand that you would have to make it fit... but would it work the same?
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Old 12-11-2005, 12:15 PM
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ORIGINAL: mauth

I very new to brushless I know nothing! I see people using 11.1v lipos why can't you use more cells with NiMh to get 11.1v? I understand that you would have to make it fit... but would it work the same?
You still wouldn't get the same run times, and think about how much it would weigh.
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Old 12-11-2005, 12:43 PM
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a 10 cell pack ill give you the same as a fully charged lipo
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Old 12-11-2005, 12:44 PM
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I run 7 cell Gp1100 nimh packs, I bought two at [link]http://www.cheapbatterypacks.com[/link] for I believe it was around 42 dollars, and they make my mamba comp-x in my MSF fly, fast as anyone would ever need a 1/18 to go, around 50's. so I got two good packs made how I wanted them to fit nicely for less than one li-po that is harder to fit, worse to charge(not really just gotta be more careful)...dont get me wrong I love li-po for my 3-D foam planes, but in a car I dont think they are needed at all...just my two cents
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would this be a good lipo http://b-p-p.com/proddetail.php?prod=h_%23TP1320_11.1 I'm thinking of getting the MLST and brushless! What charger would be good (cheap)
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hobbico poly charger is real cheap, cheaper than the battery
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Duratrax Ice charger Is 120, but it is an excellent charger, and charges everytype of battery
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