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Old Jun 17, 2002, 12:30 AM
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Radio Shack battery for SS Pro


Hi,

Does anyone know the part number for the 1600 mAh Radio Shack battery used in the Sky Scooter Pro.
Is the battery a NI-CD or NI-MH?

Thanks,
Randy
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Old Jun 17, 2002, 01:11 AM
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I can't tell the stock number, but the stock SS Pro comes with 600mAh AA-sized Nicads, not 1600 mAh. I believe the 1600mAh are AA-sized NiMH.
Old Jun 17, 2002, 08:07 AM
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23-331


The one I bought was 23-331
9.6V 1600 mAh
Rechargeable Nickel-Metal Hydride
RC Car Battery Pack
Old Jun 17, 2002, 07:25 PM
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Hey Goober


How is that car pack working for you?
The stock pack sucks for my Scooter as I purchased it with a speed 400 I think and added the 3:01 gear box from Servo City and I am only getting about 2.5 minutes from the stock 600 mah packs.
How much run time you getting from the Radio Shack 1600 mah car pack?

Thanks,
Randy
Old Jun 17, 2002, 07:35 PM
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HI RANDY,with the Radio Shack 1600,3-1gear box,9-6 E APC
prop I get 8 minutes of good flying.
We fly combat at work on lunch time and have a ball.
The parts come from SERVOCITY and no shipping charges.
Old Jun 17, 2002, 07:42 PM
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Hey Wildbill


Hey Wildbill,

Is the 1600mah battery from Servo City a NI-CD or NI-MH?
Old Jun 17, 2002, 07:50 PM
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The Radio Shack and Servo City 1600 are both NI-MH and
preform about the same.
Old Jun 17, 2002, 09:16 PM
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I don't actually use the RS battery anymore, at least until I change the connector over to a Deans plug (has Tamiya). I bought a couple of 1650 8 cell NiMh packs from eflightpacks.com and I really like them. They have a bit more punch than the RS pack and I generally get about 10-12 minutes on them.

Someday soon I'll put the deans connector on the RS pack and start using it again.
Old Jun 18, 2002, 06:53 AM
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I'm running (2) 1600 and 1 1420 nimh packs in my scooter. They are all 1 year old from Rat Shack. Still have the crappy tamiya connectors on them and they are still working fine. Everything else I have (batt packs and esc's) I put Sermos connectors on.
2 things about nimh batt packs...
1) for new packs, they need about 5 to 7 cycles to fully get the power and duration.
2) always peak charge them right before you use the packs.


Dave...


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