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    interesting. I've read about charging them in...

    interesting. I've read about charging them in series and getting a balancing plug to go from 2s to 4s or 4s to 6s. my current charger though expensive seams like its not that great, only handles up...
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    interesting that you can charge multiple...

    interesting that you can charge multiple batterys, how does it balance the extra cells? I'll have to look this stuff up... am sure its somewhere.
  3. ok finally had a chance to run it last night. not...

    ok finally had a chance to run it last night. not enough room to really run it anytime but on the weekend but I made a few laps around the block just to try and get it hot.

    after about 20 mins of...
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    so say I'm willing to spend around 100 bucks on a...

    so say I'm willing to spend around 100 bucks on a good charger. I've seen a few chargers that can do 4 batterys around that price but they require additional power sources.
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    I was hoping to avoid spending another 80 bucks...

    I was hoping to avoid spending another 80 bucks on one. might be able to find a decent charger for around 40 bucks, is what I would have spent on 2 of those.
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    let me know how you like the charger. I have a...

    let me know how you like the charger. I have a good one I paid 80 bucks for, but with the mini summit running 2 batterys and the other rigs and the kids wanting to play with em all one charger can...
  7. I know, I need to get out to get a thermometer...

    I know, I need to get out to get a thermometer but harbor freight is a decent ride. I may stop at home depot and see what I can find at a fair price.

    I just wanted to say after a weekend of abuse...
  8. thanks for that calc... looked into it a bit more...

    thanks for that calc... looked into it a bit more and it seams 16 is stock. dropping to 12 loses a good bit of speed (think I lose more speed them my crawler can reach lol). I think I'ma pick up a 14...
  9. ok after getting a parallel splitter and running...

    ok after getting a parallel splitter and running the batterys in pairs the batterys stopped getting hot. go back to running them single and they get hot again. figure the car trys to draw more power...
  10. thanks for the quick reply. I'll look into...

    thanks for the quick reply.

    I'll look into the temp gauge. I've had my motor in my axial get alot hotter then anything got today with out problems, I've just never had non moving parts get hot...
  11. new rig running hot? + other newbie questions.

    got a mini summit the other day, first few tumbles I had the tip of the antena cable and the blue straw rip out within the first few mins. didn't even notice as I kept trying to get the hang of it......
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