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Old 12-28-2006, 12:51 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by DHopkins
4200's SUCK.
all the intellect cells suck. the last two years has brought us faster cells that vent if you look at them wrong (or even if you don't), and decisions to reduce the cell count because we are now moving too fast.
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Old 12-28-2006, 12:58 PM   #17
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Sorry to invade the thread but, my gp3300s are charging and there at 3700mah and still going. This ever happened to someone, is it normal
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Old 12-28-2006, 01:07 PM   #18
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umm i think you might have a problem if its going to 3700.Is it REALLY hot.If so take it off.IF not then you have a really good pack.
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Old 12-28-2006, 01:08 PM   #19
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Quite hot, they got to 4300mah without peaking so I took them off.
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Old 12-28-2006, 02:59 PM   #20
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I have not had any of my cells vent yet and the only explosion I know of was a four cell pack at IIC. That only happened because the pack somehow got pushed into Integy charger with a metal case which dead shorted the whole pack to point of explosion. I have seen other cells vent but again because of something causing a dead short issue such as a screw touching the end of the cell or cells shorting out with too much solder coming off the battery connector. I personally had the last one happen to me and the four cell explosion in LV was a friend of mine. That was just something bizarre. We think someone used his pit while he was away and just pushed the pack out of the way and pushed it right into his charger. I saw the screw thing just last weekend in a new Gen X 12. So everything I have seen go bad with these cells has more or less been human error.
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