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26 Jun 2019 14:10:18
is it shady?


I heard he was back....

he was back...


he was back...


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25 Jun 2019 19:10:38
Do we know you??   :laugh: ;) :laugh: ;)
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22 Jun 2019 14:56:09
who??  :laugh:
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22 Jun 2019 11:48:18
guess whos back
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atomiclama:
18 Jun 2019 10:41:40
Luckily wasn't that far out and managed to bring it back LOS  :sweating: So now need to coat the reset of my kit. :laugh:
atomiclama:
18 Jun 2019 10:40:51
Stuff it, yesterday I was going to fly rain or no rain, guess what it was raining, still went out. Quad is all conformal coated so I thought lets give it ago. Quad was fine VRX strapped to the top of me goggles wasn't Didn't think to coat that.
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12 Jun 2019 19:43:40
You didn't break rules, its just difficult to follow lengthy posts here, better in a proper thread.
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12 Jun 2019 18:43:54
Thanks Ched ... BR . sorry if I broke rules
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12 Jun 2019 18:41:18
Cheers BR
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Battery puffed :-(

Started by sausageroll, Friday,August 10, 2012, 13:09:33

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sausageroll

Bit annoyed, I got two 50 quid batteries when I started building my quad, 5000mah 4S 20C. One got stabbed by a bit of carbon tube in a crash, and our last remaining one just got very slightly puffy yesterday.

I wondered what to do, we stupidly let it discharge lower than it should have. Should I try and recharge it?

Gaza07

I have over discharged mine quite a few times before and had them puff slightly, most of the times it has just gone back down on its own after a charge,
Just don't ever leave lipo's charging unattended  ~~
Let us know how you get on with it  ;)

sausageroll

Im gonna charge it slowly at 1 amp or something and il put it somewhere where an explosion wont be a problem.


Ive got an old cheiftain tank in the garden, il put it on that.

sausageroll


Gaza07

Looks like 1 amp was to much for it  :rofl:

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Another scaredy cat
.................................just like me

sausageroll

Hah, battery charged up at 2amps seems fine. Did a balance, seems fine. All seems fine.

I blew the tank up for other reasons, its ok though only scratched a bit of paint off hah.


I was gonna ask, ive seen lots of ultra cheap chinese batteries on ebay, ship from hongkong etc. Are these OK? 50 quid a battery with one battery dead and the other one suspicious, this has been the most expensive part so far. There are some on ebay same spec as my 50 quid orange ones, £16.98....


Gaza07

I would stick to getting your batteries from Hobby King they might even have them at the UK warehouse now  ~~

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=26665

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=9193

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=13961

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=10913

One of the links is the UK warehouse the other are the euro warehouse which is also very good and no customs to pay and delivery is quite quick too

sausageroll

....I had absolutly no idea hobbyking had UK or euro warehouses. This changes everything.


Thanks for that.