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    lipo/nitro

    ok guys i am new to this whole rc thing bought my first truck las week its the t-maxx 3.3
    the ? i got is wats the diff between lipo and nitro

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    Lipo are batteries while nitro are fuel. one's electric and the other gas (nitro fuel) RC.

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    Nitro all day

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    Each to their own. Lipo is the new and much better ni-mh. They last a lot longer than ni-mh per charge and have much more power. Lipo equipped rc's are just as fast (or faster in many cases) as nitro. I like and have both.

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    i had an e-revo, they are alot of fun,but i personally like to tinker with stuff and i love the sound of nitro

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    i have 2 tmaxx, just ordered a mini e-revo w/dual lipos at once, and three choppers and 2 planes....

    they are all good imo....

    btw the mini e-revo with dual batteries can do a backflip standing and land on its wheels in the same spot..... talk about power and fun
    Traxxas is good, but so are other Manus

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    yea my friend has a 1/16 e-revo, they look kinda fun, im debating on getting one

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    Quote Originally Posted by naturalstrike View Post
    yea my friend has a 1/16 e-revo, they look kinda fun, im debating on getting one
    not that i dont have fun with my maxx's but dude all you do is laugh your butt off when playing with a e-revo vxl with dual batteries..... its crazy powerful.... i went dual lipo 2s 7.4v 2200mah each

    comes with a extra pinion to make it go 50mph too
    Traxxas is good, but so are other Manus

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    1/10 ERBE can do standing backflip with right gearing and lipo batts too.

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    nitro all day the sound of the motor and just the power it has.

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    I agree, lipo may be able to out run me, but you can't beat the heart beat of that little nitro engine pounding away at 30,000+ RPM.
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    i want both!!! has lipo come down in price yet? if it has i think my electric fleet might be getting some new batterys.
    3.3 t-maxx, O.S. .18TM t-maxx, HV brushless e-maxx

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    lipo is the new nitro I am an old school nitro addict (10+yrs) only running nitro. it was only last year that i took the plunge and bought a brushless + lipo, and after talking to others that have been in the game as long as me, we have come to the conclusion that nitro will slowly be phased out due to environmental and health concerns. Nitro is a carcenogen, due to the location of our tracks and the growing cities the noise pollution is becoming an issue (some electric only tracks here you cant run shaft drive as they are to "noisy" ) not to mention the toxic fumes that are created after it has been burnt. these are only some of the issues that we came up with. I'll be the first one in the corner crying if it is ever phased out, i love the plug and go ease of the brushless but nothing beats the smell and scream of a nitro engine

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    ^^^^^ exactly could not have said it better myself
    3.3 t-maxx, O.S. .18TM t-maxx, HV brushless e-maxx

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