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Old 07-31-2009, 10:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hey
I need to buy a few 10s1p a123's and a good charger new or used
who sells good quality ones?
or can i use 10s lipos
sorry im new to a123's and just bought a helicopter that was set up and flying 123 but it didnt come with batteries so was thinking it would be better to buy 123 since that is what it was flying before also so i only have to buy 3-4 to be able to fly continuously with a 10 min charger

thank you everyone in advance
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Old 07-31-2009, 12:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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try www.battlepacks.com, good prices, great service
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Old 08-01-2009, 11:49 AM   #3 (permalink)
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The best charger for a 10s setup is probably a 1010b iCharger, but I like to charge with a Mastech PS. I would choose the PS just to cutout the need for an additional component (the charger).

If you post the heli and setup you just bought we may beable to make some suggestions of things to keep an eye out for.

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Old 08-05-2009, 11:48 AM   #4 (permalink)
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thanks guys
and thanks for the pm about the trust bearings freak

the heli's info is this Hey all
ok I just bought a stretched logo 10 im still fairly new to heli's and very new to logo's (still waiting for the ups guy)

I will be this helicopters 3rd owner
first owner was flying with 10s1p a123 batteries as well as the second owner but the heli did not come with batteries so im wondering if i should stick with 123 or go lipo and if i go lipo what size do i need.

Logo 3D
- HeliCommand Rigid with software
- Radioshack serial to usb adapter
- 401/9255
- CC45HV
- CC Phoenix Link
- Kool Flight Ultimate BEC
- Neu 1910-1.5y w/fan w/ 20T Logo Pinion
- JR DS368 digi servo's x3
- Hitec Fusion 9 RX (channel 53)
- Askman 360 APLG Pan mount with HD upgraded gimbal
- Mikado V-Bar Logo 10 head
- Thunder tiger 550 wood blades(will be changing to fg or cf blades)
- SS hardened main shaft
- Stretch Logo 14 boom/belt
- 2S1P 1300 mah lipo

heli was originally kookboys back up ap bird and i plan to use it for ap as well
so i guess the big question for me is 123 or lipo and if 123 where can i get 123's and a charger if lipo what size
and any idea of the flight time i would be able to safely get?

also any advice you guys might have for a new owner would be great
Im going to have set up a new transmitter and have no idea where to start with settings for a logo (tx/rx is a dx7)

sorry just cut and pasted from a post i made in the logo section

sorry for all the questions
and thanks in advance
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Old 08-05-2009, 08:23 PM   #5 (permalink)
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You may want to https://www.helifreak.com/showthread.php?t=74199 out just to get familiar with you FBL system.
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Old 08-06-2009, 01:29 AM   #6 (permalink)
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hey freak
you wouldnt happen to have a link to the Mastech PS you were talking about would you?
and ill look at that thread right now thanks
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Old 08-06-2009, 06:45 AM   #7 (permalink)
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http://www.amazon.com/Mastech-Variab...9554961&sr=8-1

The way take a look at the sticky in this section for more detailed information about charging A123's using a power supply.

If you feel safer using a charger this iCharger 1010B+ is a good chose.
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Old 08-06-2009, 12:22 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Neu 1910-1.5y + CC45HV its classical combo for 10S1P A123 pack. If you want use lipo, than you need 8S pack to recieve the same (around) voltage. Personally i use ICharger 1010B+. He charge my 10S1P battery for 20 min with 7 amp current.
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To buy single cell A123 battery for making 10S1P pack - look at Ebay.
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Old 08-07-2009, 01:10 AM   #9 (permalink)
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You might find this useful:
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Where to buy A123 pre-made packs ?
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kgfly, 06 Aug 2009

http://www.radicalrc.com/shop/?shop=1&cart=1907396&cat=199& (@ $18/cell assembled with balance taps)

http://www.battlepack.com/packs.asp

http://www.modelelectronicscorp.com/view_products.php?tid=1&stid=2

http://www.tanicpacks.com/


Single Cells also here:
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http://www.aircraft-world.com (cheap shipping)
http://www.bphobbies.com      (US only, won't ship international)
http://www.radicalrc.com
http://www.rclipos.com        (website says "worldwide free shipping")

eBay
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* Purchase Dewalt 36V Nano Lithium power tool batter packs and harvest the cells
* Purchase cells harvested by others in bulk
Battlepacks are having a sale on individual cells at the moment which is good value.
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Old 08-08-2009, 02:06 AM   #10 (permalink)
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hey thanks man
at battle pack i dont see a price for a made pack any idea of the neighborhood of price
thank you Mael
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Old 08-08-2009, 09:26 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Premade packs here: http://www.battlepack.com/LiFEPO4.asp
Send an email to Sarah ( sales@battlepack.com ) telling her what you want and she will send you a quote. Their prices are competitive for premade packs.
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