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    battery power

    Im running two of the standard nimh power cell batt's that come with the Summit , after 23min of use the vehicle just shuts off. dose anyone know if this is the avarage running time on these batt's or is there a safety divice to stop it over heating.

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    sounds normal to me. If I am running hard i get about 10 minutes out of each pack

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    Thanks mate. Think its time to buy some better batt's

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    The stock nimh batterys dont just shut off, they slowly die. So if your vehicle is suddenly sutting off it is something else, most likely thermal shutdown. Next time it happens check your esc for a error code (flashing light) then look it up in your manuel.

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