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Old 05-29-2006, 08:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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what lion or lipoly would work in my evo50? i have 4 9252 and a 401w9253.
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Old 05-29-2006, 09:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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2400 Fromeco Peerless packs work great. The 2800 flat packs from Duralite also worked well in my machines.
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Old 05-30-2006, 08:46 AM   #3 (permalink)
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i have been lokking at the peerless. what regulator do you use? i like the pin switch but what kind of connectors to use on it?
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Old 05-30-2006, 09:03 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Roughly how many flights would you expect on the 2400 fromeco pack with that electrical setup ? I'm installing a very similar setup on a raptor 50 today. I'm already wondering if 2400 is enough with all digitals. thanks.
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I'm running a 5.4 regulator on my system from Batteries America I believe. The Arizona regulator looks sweet, but I opted to stay cheap for the moment and spend only $20 on the regulator instead of $60.

As for the number of flights, with a full digital machine I'm averaging anywhere between 5 and 7 flights per charge. Seems that I'm able to get more flights per charge when the weather is warmer.
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Old 05-30-2006, 10:53 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Kinger, that's great. Is that with 2400's ? I was expecting only 2 or 3 flights with the peerless 2400 but I don't have any experience with all digitals on anything frisky. I'll be overjoyed if I can get 4. :wink:
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Old 05-30-2006, 11:02 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Yep that's on a 2400 Peerless pack.
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Old 05-30-2006, 11:09 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Thanks kinger! i will be getting the 2400 pack & regulator.
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Old 05-30-2006, 01:00 PM   #9 (permalink)
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There might be something else quirky with my Evo 50 set-up, but I initially tried a 2400 Relion pack and found it to be tail-heavy. Exchanged it for a 4800 Relion and it balances perfect now. I talked to the folks at Fromeco and decided I only needed 2400mAh for a 50-size running all digitals at 6V, but I'm even happier now that it balances and I have twice the capacity. I get 6-8 flights before hitting the 7.0v no-fly voltage under 1-amp load.
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Old 05-30-2006, 03:07 PM   #10 (permalink)
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No mine was tail heavy with 2400 Lipos. I switched back to 3600 Sub Cs and it balances fine. I flew it while it was tail heavy and never noticed a problem until someone else checked the balance.
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Old 05-30-2006, 08:56 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I'm getting 8 to 10 flights under some heavy 3d. Relion 4800 and Arizona reg.
Balanced out great too.
I will never go back to sub c's
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Old 05-31-2006, 07:33 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I was pretty sure it would take the 4800s to balance right. I had a cheap regulator and when my pack failed (Using a duralite charger on non Duralite packs) I got to reading about cheap regulators failing so I went back with the sub cs. If I had more money I would get the set you have.
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Old 07-13-2008, 09:47 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Try a carbon tail boom and brace set. This helps the C of G with the lighter batteries.
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Old 07-14-2008, 09:23 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I had a 5200 fromeco relion and just bought an EVo90 with a 2400 relion. Put the 2400 in the EVo 50 and addd some lead to the nose.

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