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david 714/02/2018 19:41:21
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Just returning after a long break, I used to buy my lipo battery from giant cod ,then giant shark, don't think they are are trading now, is it hobbyking now just looking for advice for the best online deals thanks all

Kevin Fairgrieve14/02/2018 19:51:01
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Shark, cod are indeed around under a completely different name.

Still get great service from them.

I use them for most of my radio gear. And lots more besides.



Tom Sharp 214/02/2018 19:51:59
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Overlander do a good selection.

iqon14/02/2018 19:59:47
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hobbyking wink

Stuart Z14/02/2018 20:18:47
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+1 Overlander

Gary Manuel14/02/2018 20:33:19
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Zippy brand from Hobbyking take some beating.

PatMc14/02/2018 20:43:56
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Hobbyking - specificaly : Zippy Lipo, Zippy Compact & Turnigy but not Turnigy Nano-tech.

Percy Verance14/02/2018 21:12:10
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Component Shop. Good prices, plus you get to choose what connector you want.

Rapid Models are also good.......most of their lipos seem to have XT60 connectors. Not a bad thing

David Ovenden14/02/2018 21:14:10
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I too have been very pleased with price and performance of Zippy Compact lipos from HK.

Cuban814/02/2018 21:20:48
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Hobby king zippys and Turnigy standard lipos are excellent and well priced. Never had cause for complaint.
Dane Crosby14/02/2018 22:40:10
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I have used Purple Power LiPos for years. I have had very good reliability and power from them
Tom Sharp 215/02/2018 01:13:30
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Slough RC have their own brand which are good for their price.

david 723/02/2018 18:01:42
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Thanks guys for advice, just found 2 new 3 cell 2100 and 2 new 4000 4cell in garage ,found a couple of Lipo should I dispose them as they are 90% charged. Thanks dave

Tony Kenny19/05/2018 11:34:57
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Thanks for the nod towards hobby king, they have Turnigy 3200 4S 30C for £23.60 at the minute. (not the nano tech as suggested) That's around £15 cheaper than anywhere else! Perfect timing as a couple of mine are swollen and need replacing.

David, to discharge, I just attached them to an old car halogen until it was completely dead then cut off the wires for later use and chucked it in the bin

David Mellor19/05/2018 12:50:15
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Posted by PatMc on 14/02/2018 20:43:56:

Hobbyking - specificaly : Zippy Lipo, Zippy Compact & Turnigy but not Turnigy Nano-tech.

That is exactly my experience too. I have around 90 lipos and the best performance has come from Zippy and Zippy compacts from HK. They are fantastic value batteries as long as you don't need more than 35C discharge rate.

Turnigy (ordinaries) from HK have been excellent too - as long as you don't need better than 25C.

Gens Ace from Giant Shark have been outstanding.

I have never bought or used Turnigy Nano-Tech because the small group I fly with all have them and have been very disappointed with them.

But...... as always in this game..... your mileage may vary! We are each of us giving our own personal experiences here and our collective opinions are not statistically meaningful. Better than nowt, though smiley

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