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Gyro's - run time on HC batts?

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#1 matthew pearce

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Posted 14 May 2014 - 09:49 PM

was chatting to an op today who remembered his old Gyros having a 20 minute run time on hytrons before they  ran out of power and started to slow down.


Any current users getting longer run times with HC batteries?


thank you

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#2 JamieSilverstein


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Posted 15 May 2014 - 07:49 AM

I never measured the time but it was a lot better than 20 minutes.  Additionally, in the rare event that I use my Gyros, I always have a block next to my stand that my assistant plugs the gyros into to keep them 'warm' while the sled cools down.

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#3 Aaron Medick SOC

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Posted 15 May 2014 - 08:05 AM

What Jamie said
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#4 thomas-english


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Posted 15 May 2014 - 01:30 PM

I don't even keep them that warm. I just turn them on as long as possible before a take and turn them off straight after. I find if they are spinning a little anyway they get up to a useful speed in a minute or so. 

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