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Old 09-07-2010, 01:18 PM
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Originally Posted by monkee View Post
i am interested in hearing more about the battery brand and specifics as well as charging info

looks like a venom procharger?
The battery looks like an SMC.
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Old 09-07-2010, 01:19 PM
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"This is why I don't play with electric toys."
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Old 09-07-2010, 01:26 PM
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"This is why I don't play with electric toys."
dumb..

even your starterbox and receiver uses electricity..

i had nimh's in my starterbox explode and catch on fire... it can happen to anyone.
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Old 09-07-2010, 01:35 PM
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Originally Posted by DOMIT View Post
"This is why I don't play with electric toys."
Do you use a fuel cell to power your receiver and steering servo? Starter box? Glow plug thingy?

Note the problem happened while charging, not running. Don't think there is all that much difference in charging across different types of model power. I've seen plenty of ni-mh and ni-cads, even lead acid car batteries, blow up as well. Probably shouldn't assume it can't ever happen.
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Old 09-07-2010, 01:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Storydude1 View Post
That has zero relevance to why his battery went pewf.
You can't know that. The battery could have been damaged by the previous owner.
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Old 09-07-2010, 01:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Dave H View Post
Do you use a fuel cell to power your receiver and steering servo? Starter box? Glow plug thingy?

Note the problem happened while charging, not running. Don't think there is all that much difference in charging across different types of model power. I've seen plenty of ni-mh and ni-cads, even lead acid car batteries, blow up as well. Probably shouldn't assume it can't ever happen.
I think he was just making a joke guys.....
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Old 09-07-2010, 02:30 PM
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I think he was just making a joke guys.....
Ding ding ding ding ding we have a winner!
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sarcasm can be tough to get through via text!
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Ding ding ding ding ding we have a winner!
I still havent realised why these electric guys havent tried out nitro recievers and powerpacks!!
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Sheesh... you electric guys have thin skins.
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was that a can of brake clean behind it????
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Originally Posted by Storydude1 View Post
That has zero relevance to why his battery went pewf.
Originally Posted by wingracer View Post
You can't know that. The battery could have been damaged by the previous owner.
What wingracer said.

You don't know if the previous owner charged at 5C every time, and whether the battery had as many cycles as they say it has. Hell, the previous owner could have bought it abused, never run it, and sold it 6 months later.
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ok it is a venom procharger it was a 30c turnigy i had it on balance charge at 1.5. It didnt act right the last time i used it it was kind of slow so i wanted a slow balance charge on it to bring everything back up. the out side of the casing was a little rough but it ran great the first time. and yes that was 3 cans of brake clean and 3 cans of wd40 and one can of paint not to mention the bottle for my welder under that pink towel. (yeah i know im gonna hear about that) but my kids did enjoy their lunch.lol
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Man, I'm really glad that's the extent of the damage. That just sounds like it was a prime situation for a total loss. I'm definitely gonna look at my own situation and adjust if I need to. Thanks for bringing this up and posting pics.
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yup hopefully this will make some other people do the same.
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