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Batteries This just happen :(

Discussion in 'Electronics' started by D.O.G., Sep 4, 2017.

  1. D.O.G.

    D.O.G. Well-Known Member Goblin 380 Supporter

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    5yrs + and this is the first time this happen. I'm glad I use my military box and don't leave my batteries UN attended when it comes to charging and dis-charging. I needed a new charger anyway IMG_1697.JPG and IMG_1695.JPG I guess batteries too :(
     


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    Is everyone ok :(, is your dwelling still standing?
     
  3. D.O.G.

    D.O.G. Well-Known Member Goblin 380 Supporter

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    Thanks for asking CD. The animals, our selves and the house are a little smoky but fine :) Don't know what happen. The batteries and parallel board are a few weeks old. I just checked the charger out and it still works. I guess that's why they call it an accident. I'm just glad I caught it on time.
     
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    Good thing you use the box, I charge on a plate steel bench with the batteries on a fire proof blanket, but you have me re-thinking the way I do it.

    Glad you had no major damage.
     
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    I'm sorry that you lost your batteries and board, man, but at least everyone and the house are ok. I'm so very glad to see that you use a metal box.
     
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    Yulp that ammo box help a lot Derek and everyone. I highly recommend it.Here a pic after the smoke cleared and I had the chance to look at the mess in the day light IMG_1698.JPG
     
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    Good to hear everyone is ok. I just recently bought a parallel charging board too, might have to keep an eye on it.
     
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    Sorry to hear DOG, glad everyone and everything is ok.
    You can't be too careful when it comes to charging batteries.
    Dino
     
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    Your absolutely right Dino. You cant be too careful. I did find out that it wasn't the charger. It had something to do with the batteries or the board. I do have a new charging board, batteries and charger on the way :). That's the good news. The bad news is we got a hurricane heading to Fla. and I wont be able to fly this weekend :( Lol.
     
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    It is scary though when you don't know what actually caused the problem.

    Stay safe DOG, hopefully the hurricane misses Florida.
    Dino
     
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    Prc modular para boards are awesome for preventing this from happening.


    Good to hear that all was contained.
     
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    hard to tell on the pics, but does the para board have a fuse?
     
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    That looks like a balance wire came off and shorted two of the cells on one of the packs.
     
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    No it's not fused. Rc3 connectors down the middle and balance connectors down the sides.
     
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    Didn't look like it was. Surprised the it still went up like that.
     
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    Tony might of nail it. It's not the charger because it still works. I'm using it til my new one arrives. The board well you cant tell but it wasn't a week old. The battery wasn't that old either. I just know one thing... I don't want that to happen.
     
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