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PostSubject: Tank Batteries?   Mon May 21, 2012 2:56 pm

I was hoping some of you could share some tank battery success stories, both brands of batteries and suppliers.

I am tired of having one of my too extensive collection of 2000 Ah batteries die part way through a battle Sad

Airbrusher nicely loaned me Super Power 7.2 V 3800 AH Ni-MH to try on May 19th, I just wanted to see what else anyone has had some luck with.

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Mon May 21, 2012 3:38 pm

i don't know if it was fully charged Glen they didn't seem to have a lot of power so do these batteries charge the same way as the HL ones or do they require longer charging i need to test them further and find out
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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Mon May 21, 2012 4:10 pm

I forgot where you said you bought those Embarassed

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Mon May 21, 2012 8:01 pm

i have to get Derek to find the site they were right from China i think they were free shipping also
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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Mon May 21, 2012 9:46 pm


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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Tue May 22, 2012 6:56 am

THANKS Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Wed May 23, 2012 10:21 pm

Hay Greg if you used the HL charge you have to leave them on for a long time and I would recommend a good hobbie charger.

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Wed May 23, 2012 11:06 pm

My good battery is the Dynamite Speed Pack 4500mAh.
It was an impulse buy after I went to my first battleday... "hey I want the good stuff the big boys have!"

....$39.99 later I think it was worth it.

http://hobbyhobby.com/store/product/281922/Speedpack-4500mAh-Ni-MH-6-Cell-Flat/
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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Thu May 24, 2012 9:12 pm

I was wondering if Hobby Hobby sold them, that save me checking Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Thu May 24, 2012 9:14 pm

Aha more then welcome... also got my charger there too
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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Thu May 24, 2012 9:21 pm

Glen, I have two of these ones.
http://hobbyhobby.com/store/product/273749/NiMH-Onyx-7.2V-3000mAh-Stick-Std-Plug/

And they always last a whole battle day in one tank. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Thu May 24, 2012 9:36 pm

Thanks, thats a trusted supplier, too.

How do they compare in size to the HL battery? Just wondering how easy they are to get into the battery compartment on a HL.

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Thu May 24, 2012 10:01 pm

They are the exact same size.

It took me a while to compare them, I haven't used my HL batteries in such a long time I forgot where they where. Embarassed

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Fri May 25, 2012 6:57 am

Thanks, that's very helpful.

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:47 pm

My two, new batteries arrived today, in good time for the next meet.

Thanks for the input. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:42 pm

I hope they work good for you Glen as good as they work for me.

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:57 pm

what ones did you get Glen
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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Tue Jun 05, 2012 6:18 am


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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:44 pm

I tested the new batteries this weekend, they are excellent. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:55 pm

I'm glad you like them, they work great for me.

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:04 pm

hmmmm i think i might need to get a couple
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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:30 pm

Whats the runtime on a fully charged one?
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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:35 pm

I usually get a whole Battleday worth out of mine, but I'm sure the exact time limit, I'm only running during battles.

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PostSubject: Re: Tank Batteries?   Mon Jun 11, 2012 12:33 am

You use the 3000 mAh too? If thats the case I wonder how long mine lasts.... I bought it thinking 4500 was needed for a battleday :$
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