Typhon Will Onyx LiPo work in Arrma Typhon?

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Hey guys I'm purchasing the Typhon this week. And I am trying to figure out the batteries. IM ordering through towerhobbies to use easy pay so my wife doesn't kill me. I don't want to spend a ton on batteries. Will these work

Duratrax Onyx LiPo 3S 11.1V 4000mAh 25C Soft Case Star
 

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I'm with @Kyzane I too prefer hard cases for the additional protection they offer in roll overs and crashes compared to the soft cases. Both brands recommended above would also be my recommendation.
 

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Will that size work? I understand the concern for the soft case. I'm ordering thru tower and using easy pay feature. Wanted to buy the batteries they recommended but people told me if I used those the truck catches on fire.
I'm with @Kyzane I too prefer hard cases for the additional protection they offer in roll overs and crashes compared to the soft cases. Both brands recommended above would also be my recommendation.
 

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those batteries will both work in the typhon, i have both a Talion and a Senton and they all share the same battery mount with the Typhon (and Kraton).
 

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Besides being soft. 25C at 4000 mah isn't even close to enough amp draw potential for these cars.
 

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Spoke with arrma direct. And they said 25c is the minimum rating. But recommend a higher one.
 

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Heat, puffing=short battery life. ESC won't care for it either.

A 4000 mah pack should be about 40C minimum. I wouldn't risk that, even.

Hey, as long as you aren't doing any speed runs and just putzing around and not doing a lot of full throttle I'm sure it will be fine.
 

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