View Full Version : aquacraft rescue 17

09-27-2014, 12:52 AM
Is it possible to use 12v 12ah
Or 6v 12ah battery on this boat?
Do I need to change anything on this boat to use gel cell battery?

09-29-2014, 06:30 AM
first : i don't have one
but i build /owned enough scale boats to give some advice

aquacraft specs : 2200mah 11.1 lipo recommended

so i guess a 12v 12 ah pb will almost sink that boat ( only about 1 meter)

and a 6 v 12ah will also drop it to deep in the water and won't give want the standard motors want , will be a boring drive with that

why don't you try lipo's with some higher capacity?

09-29-2014, 12:50 PM
Im afraid to burn down my house hahahah
I have heard so many mishaps with lipos
Dont over charged it
Dont over discharged

09-29-2014, 01:34 PM
Am I understanding that this is to be a "rescue" boat for your faster boats? If so, I'd throw something like this in it. You shouldnt need that much mah for rescue purposes only. you can probably go out 5-6 times with this 5000 mah nimh. Also a decent nimh batt should charge up to 1.35 volts would would give you 10.8 volts on this 8 cell. If you need more mah just get two. Good price .


09-30-2014, 05:45 AM
Would I need to change anything if I use this type of battery on the boat?
Maybe use two of this battery in parallel instead
For a longer run time?

09-30-2014, 10:39 AM
Yes, u can run them parallel for 10,000 mah, or just swap out the batts when first one is depleted.

09-30-2014, 02:11 PM
Great thanx
Looks like im collecting rc boats here