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  1. #1
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    Jul 2011


    I want to get lipo batteries and charger. Just wondering which ones to get and where.

  2. #2
    RC Turnbuckle Jr. ajb1205's Avatar
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    Alberta, Canada
    I would suggest getting the best charger/lipos that you can afford. I am running a Hyperion 720i Super Duo 3 (I can charge 2 lipos at 20 amps each = 15 minute charge times ) and for lipos I am also running Hyperion 45c packs. A Main Hobbies sells the will have to google the lipos as I bought mine from a buddy.
    Last edited by ajb1205; 08-10-2011 at 11:18 AM.
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    RC Turnbuckle Jr. 87 GN's Avatar
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    Mar 2010
    This is a start of choices.
    Direct Fit...........
    2s Hyperion 5000 mAh 45C Soft
    2s SPC 2s 5200 40C
    2s SPC 2s 6000 30C
    2s SMC 6000 mAh 28c
    2s SMC 8000 mAh 28C Soft Case Lipo
    2s SMC 9000 mAh 28C Soft Case Lipo
    2s team orion carbon 7000 35c
    2s ******* ******** 6000mah 25-50c few layers of duct tape on the top of the pack for a snug fit.
    2s Nosram Fat Cobra hardcase
    2s HiCountryHobbies/Billowy Power 5200 mAh 50c
    2s RC DUDE Power 5000 mah 35c
    2S Sky Lipo 5000 mah 40C -- fit snugly

    2s ******* 30c 5000 mAh soft - Extend Batt Door Out
    2S ******* 5200 mAh 5.2 Hard Case - Trim Batt Door For Wires
    2S ******* 5000 mAh 5.0 Hard Case - Trim Batt Door For Wires
    2s ***** ********* 5000 mAh/30c/hardcase -- remove both “L” brackets, take “L” bracket that was at the back of compartment, move screw to closest hole to corner of bracket and attach to where front “L” bracket was located. Distance should be PERFECT, nice and snug!

    Direct Fit..............
    3s Hyperion 5000 mAh 45C Soft
    3s Max Amps -6000xls
    3s Team Orion Carbon 4700 mAh 45C
    3s Kypom K6 6000 mAh
    3s RC DUDE Power 5000 mAh 35c snug 29mm tall
    3s HiCountryHobbies/Billowy Power 5200 mAh/50c snug 28mm tall
    3s ***** 5000 mAh 30c
    3s *********x 5800 mAh 30c - enlarge hole on battery door

    Mod's...remove retainers & back out or trim screws if they extend into battery compartment
    3s SMC 5500 mAh 28c
    3S SPC 5200 mAh 40C
    3s ******* ******** 6.0 6000 mAh 25-50c
    3s ******* 5000 mAh 30c soft - Minor Mod/Extend Battery Door Out

    4s ******* 4000 mAh 30c - Minor Mod/Extend Battery Door Out (Same size as the ******* 3s 5000mah 30c soft)

    More amps the better, min of 120 amps.

    My batts
    2s 8000mAh X 28c = 224,000 divide 1000 = 224amps
    3s 5200mah x 40c = 208,000 divide 1000 = 208 amps
    Would you go flip my truck back over??

  4. #4
    RC Turnbuckle Jr.
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Read the Lipo Chargers & Charging guide here:


    That should get you upto speed on which chargers & powersupplies to look at based on your needs & wants.

    When you're done there:

    Erevo 101:

    Lipo, LVC, Brushless & Battery charger/charging guides & purchasing links:

    Refer to this to setup the Mamba Monster ( MMM ) esc for maximum performance:

    Refer to this to find parts, upgrades, batts & chargers etc:

    And direct from CastleCreations ( the esc manufacturers ):

    Driver's ED Manual

    LED warning light meanings

    All that lot will get you upto speed with everything else you need to know
    Keeping the Mods busy is my specialty...

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