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Old 12-29-2007, 05:21 AM   #1
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Tonight I used my Nimh packs in my car, and they worked great. There were no fires, scary explosions, hissing sounds, burned carpet or anything else to mention. I was a little worried the packs would be flat, since I charged them up that afternoon. I put them back on the charger to "peak" and they were good to go. The only problem is that I had to demean myself by using those nasty old Dean's plugs, which like LiPo, we all know are only for bashers and noobs. :-(

Everybody around me was using skeeeery Lipo batteries, and I was SO worried all night that one would explode and send a shower of shrapnel right at me! I think the Lipo guys should be forced to charge those scary batteries in an ammo box or something, they're a menace to society!

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Old 12-29-2007, 05:29 AM   #2
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Old 12-29-2007, 05:54 AM   #3
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Haha, nice. :-)
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Why are you the only one on this forum to speak poorly of Deans? Are there better connectors?
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Old 12-29-2007, 11:11 AM   #6
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Explain to me why you are the only one on this forum to speak poorly of Deans. If Im not mistaken isnt it the NiMh that have been exploding recently.
That was my original statement, and I was totally kidding. There just seems to be some prejudice amongst "real" racers against using any kind of real plug. They all prefer to solder directly or use bullet connectors.
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Old 12-29-2007, 11:17 AM   #7
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Tonight I used my Nimh packs in my car, and they worked great. There were no fires, scary explosions, hissing sounds, burned carpet or anything else to mention. I was a little worried the packs would be flat, since I charged them up that afternoon. I put them back on the charger to "peak" and they were good to go. The only problem is that I had to demean myself by using those nasty old Dean's plugs, which like LiPo, we all know are only for bashers and noobs. :-(

Everybody around me was using skeeeery Lipo batteries, and I was SO worried all night that one would explode and send a shower of shrapnel right at me! I think the Lipo guys should be forced to charge those scary batteries in an ammo box or something, they're a menace to society!

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It seems you have a lot of time to spend, and a lot to learn about this hobby.
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Everybody around me was using skeeeery Lipo batteries, and I was SO worried all night that one would explode and send a shower of shrapnel right at me! I think the Lipo guys should be forced to charge those scary batteries in an ammo box or something, they're a menace to society!
What shrapnel? With LiPO in a hardcase, its still just a fire.
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Someone apparently did not get the humor of this post.
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yeah screw deans. I just get a piece of chewing gum and use the wrapper to connect my batts.
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Weak. The parody of my parody thread is getting more posts than the original. :-(
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Explain to me why you are the only one on this forum to speak poorly of Deans. Are there better connectors?
Nope. Deans have lower resistance than 3.5mm bullets and 4mm bullets. Only 5.5mm and 6mm bullets have less R than Deans.
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