I found a really small shorty 2S 7.4V Lipo by accident.

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I found a really small shorty 2S 7.4V Lipo by accident.

Post by RCveteran » Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:43 pm

I was setting of my new re-re to run next week and decided to go shorty. I order a pack off amazon and one off ebay to compare. The picture below shows what I found. The middle pack is basically the same size as what I have always had and was the Amazon pack. The rear pack was a shorty Turnigy I had for comparison already.

The smaller one shown was the Ebay. I will need to run foam even with my battery box set up for the small ones. As the pic shows it is thinner and about 1/4" shorter than usual shorty as well. I do not have a scale handy but in hand the smaller one is noticeably lighter acknowledging it is only 3500Mah.

I'll report back on run time next week. Initial drive around house says both pull long wheelies with 17.5T on carpet. You could fit this thing in just about anything.
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Re: I found a really small shorty 2S 7.4V Lipo by accident.

Post by Coelacanth » Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:00 am

What are the measurements?
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Re: I found a really small shorty 2S 7.4V Lipo by accident.

Post by Tamlok » Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:39 am

That is a low profile shorty pack (18.5mm height vs standard 25mm). A few different manufacturers make them. They are lighter and have a lower center of gravity. Just search "low profile shorty lipo".

Low profile : http://www.genstattu.com/ga-b-60c-3500- ... se-58.html

Standard : http://www.genstattu.com/gens-ace-4200m ... -pack.html

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Post by Lonestar » Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:22 am

He doesn't know about them - he's a veteran :mrgreen:
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Post by RCveteran » Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:28 pm

That's right this new stuff is well, all new to me :D I also learned yesterday the earth is round. Dimensions are 3 5/8L x 1 13/16W x 11/16 T.

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Post by Incredible_Serious » Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:34 pm

RCveteran wrote:
Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:28 pm
I also learned yesterday the earth is round. Dimensions are 3 5/8L x 1 13/16W x 11/16 T.
The earth is a lot smaller than it used to be..... :lol:
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Post by RCveteran » Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:47 pm

LOL, I was actually going to add a qualifier in that dimensions applied to the battery, but decided to see who would bust my chops first, you win :D

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Post by Incredible_Serious » Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:06 pm

RCveteran wrote:
Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:47 pm
LOL, I was actually going to add a qualifier in that dimensions applied to the battery, but decided to see who would bust my chops first, you win :D
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Post by shodog » Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:38 am

This is good to know. I just bought the same pack but in 5000 mah and it's a little too tall for the SRB radio box. I have to bias it to one side so that where the cables exit the pack can be in the raised portion of the box. This smaller 3500 looks like a better fit

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Re: I found a really small shorty 2S 7.4V Lipo by accident.

Post by mk-Zero » Sun Apr 30, 2017 4:40 pm

If you guys are interested in running shortie packs side to side I have some custom mounts available that bolt right into to rc10's. viewtopic.php?f=103&t=39282
I've sold quite a few sets of these.

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