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Apr 04, 2011, 12:55 PM
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Joysway magic vee


Hi guys, for a few months I have owned a magic vee; but I would like a spare battery, and thought of going lipo, as have done with my rc car, the difference is astonishing, does anyone have any suggestions on which one to get?
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Apr 10, 2011, 02:36 AM
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I'm thinking of getting one from purple power, but not sure because of size!
Apr 10, 2011, 09:17 AM
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You'll have to base it purely on physical measurements, I'm sure there isn't much room at all in that hull. hobbyking.com typically has decent measurements for the lipo packs they sell, just measure the battery area then get a pack that fits in there. You'll want to stay with 2s so you don't fry the stock electronics too.
Apr 10, 2011, 12:45 PM
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Thanks!
Apr 14, 2011, 04:26 PM
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Has anyone tried this before?
Jan 22, 2012, 03:24 AM
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Can the stock ESC handle a 2S lipo?
Jan 22, 2012, 06:22 AM
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Hi Robadob,

As the stock layout is for NiMH, I don't think the ESC will have a lipo cut-off, so it's up to you to keep an eye on the speed and the runtime, to avoid damage to your lipo.

As soon as the (top)speed starts to drop, bring the boat in for a recharge.

Regards, Jan.
Jan 22, 2012, 11:51 AM
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HI Robadob,

As Jan said. just watch your Bats. voltage. Run a few minutes, bring it in check the voltage. After you do that a few times you can figure out about how much runt ime you have for the bats. Then just keep your run times at or BELOW that time. Best of luck!
Jan 24, 2012, 01:40 PM
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Sorry to go OT in this thread but it seems to be active. Does anyone know of a source to get a "Magic Vee" in the USA or the best source to purchase from internationally?

Thanks,

Hank
Jan 25, 2012, 09:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Hankinator
Sorry to go OT in this thread but it seems to be active. Does anyone know of a source to get a "Magic Vee" in the USA or the best source to purchase from internationally?

Thanks,

Hank
Hobby People. I picked one up a week ago for $50.

Do you guys know how fast this thing goes on a 2S lipo?
Jan 28, 2012, 02:45 PM
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Hmm. Can't seem to locate on hobbypeople.net. Can you share a link?

Thanks

Hank
Jan 28, 2012, 04:26 PM
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Thanks for the quick link. I still can't manage to find the magic vee. I see the magic cat but not the vee. Am I just missing it or what?

Thanks

Hank


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