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Old 03-29-2009, 09:18 PM
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Does anyone have one of these or anything close to it? http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...0mAh_4S1P_30C_

I'm looking for 8ight T batteries and came across these. They are really cheap so I'm a bit scared of them my last battery was over twice this amount.
Old 03-29-2009, 10:43 PM
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The zippy's I have are very good. I buy mostly 2200 but fellow club members have bought big ones and they are happy.
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I am happy with my Zippys. Can't speak to longevity, but reasonable power delivery and capacity.
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I just got 2 flightmax batteries. the pack says to go to zippybattery.com for charge instructions. I can't get that site to come up. is there anyth9ng specail about using these packs?
thanks
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I think that's CYA boilerplate. Just follow the rates stated on the label. If I recall they do recommend a couple of slow charge/discharge cycles to form the cells.
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Has anyone here used this battery in a setup similar to mine? 8t + monster max 2200kv set up
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I just signed up for the waiting list , 2200 3S packs. I hear they are great packs.
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I have purchased 20+ Zippy packs which seems to be the parent company which makes (Flightmax, Rhino, and Zippy) maybe a couple of others. They are just fine for the price and for my giant scale I will only use Zippy batteries (the thought of losing 500.00 worth of batteries because of dumb thumbs is more than I can take). That said I have lost at least (4) 2200mah due to puffing or just loosing power, and this with less than 20 cycles. I have a TP2100 pack that has more flights than I can count on it for over 18 months that is still perfect, in a since you get what you pay for. But you just can't beat 150.00 for two 5000mah 6s packs for my 86" Quique yak I am building.
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ORIGINAL: yellowbird911

I have purchased 20+ Zippy packs which seems to be the parent company which makes (Flightmax, Rhino, and Zippy) maybe a couple of others. They are just fine for the price and for my giant scale I will only use Zippy batteries (the thought of losing 500.00 worth of batteries because of dumb thumbs is more than I can take). That said I have lost at least (4) 2200mah due to puffing or just loosing power, and this with less than 20 cycles. I have a TP2100 pack that has more flights than I can count on it for over 18 months that is still perfect, in a since you get what you pay for. But you just can't beat 150.00 for two 5000mah 6s packs for my 86" Quique yak I am building.
Im sorry to hear about 4 (2200) batteries puffing or loosing power. Thats about 20% of your batteries failing prematurely.

I had great hope for these batteries based on their performance reviews. But there is very scarce info on longevity yet.

I dont want to buy several 4000 - 5000mah 4S packs to find they are throwaway after only 20 cycles.

Please keep us posted how the others last. Thanks for the info.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_8658282/tm.htm

Cheers

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