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07-17-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By mikejrc2011

RE: spracing.com?

What's the site you're looking for? <div>Flea bay has plenty to choose from.</div>
06-17-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By mikejrc2011

RE: OK to let batteries freeze in winter storage?

Don't freeze Lipos, Lion or life batteries. They won't take extreme heat or cold. Not sure about <span style="font-family: Verdana, Arial; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(251, 252,...
06-02-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By mikejrc2011

RE: Battery Monitoring System?

Most ESC's have that built in these days. If yours doesn't Novak makes a lipo cut off that can be added in.<div>http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/WTI0001P?I=LXBKUD&amp;P=8</div>
05-28-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By mikejrc2011

RE: how long to charge my lipo at .8 amps

At .8 amps its going to take 6 hours or more. You should charge it at 5.0 amps to make it take an hour. One amp per 1000 mah of battery capacity. Doesn't matter if it 2s 3s 4s and so on.  So a...
05-26-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By mikejrc2011

RE: help with a crashed battery

The one cell thats got the foil open is the one you need to worry about. Someone who knows what they're doing with lipos can remove the one bad cell and turn it into a 5 cell pack. Balance lead will...
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Views: 24,692
Posted By mikejrc2011

RE: beware grayson hobby

Sounds like Grayson is a waste of everyones time and money. I never had the displeasure of dealing with them but I can highly recommend A Main hobbies and Horizon Hobby. I have had great luck with...
04-22-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By mikejrc2011

RE: Mixed Sizes Of Batteries

Indeed Harpers Ferry is a nice place. I live up river from the town out in the country. Nice and secluded. Have the river in my backyard and lots of room for most of my toys. 3 acres clear around the...
04-21-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By mikejrc2011

RE: Mixed Sizes Of Batteries

Yes if you mount in the same position COG is now different. Best to move pack to new position to readjust COG. The plane will still handle a little different because of the added weight though
04-21-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 533
Posted By mikejrc2011

Nano lipo's

Has anyone tried the Nano tech Winmax or beast DNA lipo's that people are selling on fee bay? I bought a few and used a few times but was wondering if the will hold up. They've performed well so far.
04-20-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By mikejrc2011

RE: New to lipos!

You can use Nimh but won't get near the performance of lipo. Also The ESC needs to know what type of battery your gonna run so as to have proper cut off point. Lipo's can't be over discharged or it...
04-20-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By mikejrc2011

RE: New to lipos!

I've had good luck with Zippy and Turnegy lipo's. Recently purchased some cheap nano tech lipo's on fee bay called Winmax and Beast DNA. They seem OK so far. The nano packs do have higher c ratings...
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