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jaturner 07-14-2010 11:37 AM

Caldera 10E Battery Size (Dimensions)
 
Hopefully someone can help me out.

I just recently ordered a Redcat Racing Caldera 10E. I'm looking to purchase some Lipo batteries for it and was trying to find out the dimensions of the battery box/tray so I didn't have to do any modifications to make it fit.

Can someone with a Caldera 10E measure the battery box/tray and post the dimensions? Very much appreciated.

Also if you have any experience with the Caldera have you noticed any weak links/parts?

billymare 07-14-2010 05:49 PM

RE: Caldera 10E Battery Size (Dimensions)
 
I use Lipos from a earthquake 8E They fit perfectly and are hard case. I bought the truck and the lipo's from URCHobby. Got a great deal...

Redcat-Derek 07-15-2010 11:55 AM

RE: Caldera 10E Battery Size (Dimensions)
 
Jaturner,

The battery tray is 27mm in width, 141mm in length

Thank you,
Derek
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jaturner 07-15-2010 01:32 PM

RE: Caldera 10E Battery Size (Dimensions)
 
Thanks for getting me the measurements Derek. That helps alot.

diyminituner 07-16-2010 04:18 PM

RE: Caldera 10E Battery Size (Dimensions)
 
Many lipo packs will fit that resemble a stock 6 cell NIMH pack. Our ACE 4000 packs fit perfect. Here is our recent blog article regarding lipos in the Caldera 10E (my favorite Redcat truck so far): [link]http://hipowerrc.blogspot.com/2010/06/redcat-racing-caldera-10e-with-ace.html[/link]


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