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Old 08-01-2021, 07:32 PM
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I just bought my first inboard lipo 2s packs with 5mm posts and they didn't come with any adapters for balanced charging. The batteries came with 5mm bullet connectors (for the ESC), but I need to make or find some 5mm bullet with 2mm balance jack adapters to my XT60 charger. Saving myself some time and energy, I see alot of 4-5mm stepped bullet connectors on the market. Will these fit without issue in my 5mm posts? Am I better off using a true 5mm bullet connector for charging purposes?
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I just bought my first inboard lipo 2s packs with 5mm posts and they didn't come with any adapters for balanced charging. The batteries came with 5mm bullet connectors (for the ESC), but I need to make or find some 5mm bullet with 2mm balance jack adapters to my XT60 charger. Saving myself some time and energy, I see alot of 4-5mm stepped bullet connectors on the market. Will these fit without issue in my 5mm posts? Am I better off using a true 5mm bullet connector for charging purposes?
Thank you RC community.
Stepped ones are all I use and they work great.
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Thank you. I'll start the search.
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I bought some Maclan charge cables that had stepped bullet connectors a few years ago for my Protek charger (since the optional Protek cables with 5mm connectors were out of stock) and they’ve worked great for me.
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I use them as well, sure it would be great if all batteries were the same, but I have mix of 4 and 5mm shorty packs and want them to be available in any car so I use the 4/5mm step connectors. No issues at all so far.
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Have not ever tried these. Are the snug? I do like a decent fit.

Planning on changing to a bullet with a better way to remove as well.
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Have not ever tried these. Are the snug? I do like a decent fit.

Planning on changing to a bullet with a better way to remove as well.
Most of them have the "X" split so you can open them back up if they get too loose.
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I solely use these leads to charge. Never had an issue.
https://www.amainhobbies.com/tq-wire...aetsqalmzxactz

I assume they are using these:
https://www.amainhobbies.com/tq-wire...axtswahmzxactz
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