Originally Posted by Stevedots
Damm, don't know what I'm going to do when I eventually get a 5 or 6 cell 5000 milliamp warbird! Never mind a twin warbird.
Wish my club had A/C power at the field but I don't see that happening.
And don't forget....I still have to deal with "That Look" from the wife!
I did OK when flying models with a 6S2P A123 battery pack that is similar in capability to a 5 cell Lipo. Those 120 Ampere hour deep cycle batteries would last about a year under those conditions.
What caused the problems was going to a 12S2P A123 pack in my giant scale models. The Cellpro Powerlab 8 charger was pulling about 50 Amperes out of the deep cycle batteries. IMHO, it was killing them.
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