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8s lipo batteries?

Old 03-08-2013, 03:28 PM
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Default 8s lipo batteries?

Where can I find an 8s lipo battery for the hpi baja 5b flux. Or how can I make one? Only 8s I have ever seen were for planes.
Old 03-08-2013, 03:40 PM
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Default RE: 8s lipo batteries?

You can put any number of identical (capacity) packs together in series to make 8s. Like a pair of 4s packs OR a 6s and a 2s.
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Default RE: 8s lipo batteries?

A "plane" battery will work just fine as long as the c rating is high enough.
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Default RE: 8s lipo batteries?

Id buy 2 of these 5800mah 4s, 45c constant packs and a "Y" harness.
http://www.hobbypartz.com/98p-45c-58...-hardcase.html

when I looked on ebay, the cheapest 8s pack was over $200. A pair of these packs and a "Y" harness is less than $140


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