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03-18-2011, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Swift428

Great post ... maybe best one yet in this thread....

Great post ... maybe best one yet in this thread. THANKS!
03-18-2011, 02:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 41,004
Posted By Swift428

I'm sure he has good reason. Considering his...

I'm sure he has good reason. Considering his Nitro Blast avatar it's possible that his crossover from glow to electric is equivalent to an Electric Blast. I'm beginning to kind of get the picture of...
03-17-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 118
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Posted By Swift428

Don't you get it ??? Nitro is having some...

Don't you get it ???

Nitro is having some fun at the expense of my "shocked"(Nitro's choice NOT mine) interest in his plane and my interest in Henry111s "insider" electric flying article.
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03-17-2011, 08:58 PM
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Posted By Swift428

Just some innocent jest, all in good fun …...

Just some innocent jest, all in good fun … checked back and my screen today (2:55CDT) still reads “shocked.” I guess I've now really ruffled his feathers AND he figured out if he was going to change...
03-17-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Swift428

Not All Balanced LiPo Packs Are Equally Balanced

Earlier this morning I replied to a balancing enquiry thread at RCU in that no one either takes the time to really absorb/digest the intent of the poster or they are all following the herd mentality...
03-16-2011, 09:09 PM
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Posted By Swift428

In hindsight do you possibly think you may have...

In hindsight do you possibly think you may have been a little too hard on Charles. Was your choice of “thermal-nuclear” a little too dramatic or was it really “meant to be that big of a deal?” Just...
03-16-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,429
Posted By Swift428

Thought the following quote by TJinGuy...

Thought the following quote by TJinGuy (HeliFreak) worth sharing here ...
03-16-2011, 03:29 PM
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Posted By Swift428

So, here's perhaps a most relevant bottomline...

So, here's perhaps a most relevant bottomline question that we all (or at least Henry111) would like some permissable answer or at least some assurance/reassurance when charging at a higher rate than...
03-15-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,636
Posted By Swift428

Would you guys agree that one may never need to...

Would you guys agree that one may never need to balance charge a well-matched quality LiPo pack when no more than 75% of rated capacity is ever depleted. In Nitro’s example above only 24% of capacity...
03-12-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 41,004
Posted By Swift428

My mistake ... I apologize ... what was I...

My mistake ... I apologize ... what was I thinking ???? Hope I'm up to flying with grandson when 74. So, went back and deleted all that NO! NO! ... stuff. I read too much into it. You are 100%...
03-12-2011, 07:30 PM
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Posted By Swift428

Lightbulb All GRITY Ideas ... practical common sense ,...

All GRITY Ideas ... practical common sense , quality and safety ... include a little humor and fun … done in good taste. For example all Tru GRITY employees are encouraged to attend the 24th Annual...
03-12-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 41,004
Posted By Swift428

AMAZING! We'd all be interested in your rational...

AMAZING! We'd all be interested in your rational for never taking it out ... brand, number of cells, mAh capacity, approx. avg %mAh used ... how often you balance charge ... do you ever charge at...
03-11-2011, 11:00 PM
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Views: 41,004
Posted By Swift428

Assume this is your friends 4S LiPo … 3900mAh 4S...

Assume this is your friends 4S LiPo … 3900mAh 4S 14.8V 20C Pro Lite V2 TP LiPo

May, 2005 … posted reply by everydayflyer
Probably best if you continue to oversee, care of, storage, any...
03-11-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 41,004
Posted By Swift428

Having tossed and turned last night ... need to...

Having tossed and turned last night ... need to add the following FWIW.

The biggest problem in coming to some consensus about whether TO or NOT TO balance charge is due in large measure to the...
03-11-2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 41,004
Posted By Swift428

The overall matching cell health of your LiPo can...

The overall matching cell health of your LiPo can best be determined with a Cell Checker during the first few minutes of the resting bounce back recovery voltage differences between cells.


If...
03-10-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 41,004
Posted By Swift428

Maybe, we’re all(including me) being too overly...

Maybe, we’re all(including me) being too overly cautious in dragging our feet, instead of putting our WF RC “insider” best foot forward. The following is a real life plausible scenario that may...
03-10-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,053
Posted By Swift428

Best LiPo Balance Charger EFE Ideas

It's name is INTEGRITY and its slogan is:

Balance your LiPo packs with true grit the correct way. Whether fast charging in the racing pit or taking a coffee break ... an INTEGRITY balancing...
03-10-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 41,004
Posted By Swift428

kyleservicetech, Dennis V ... What...

kyleservicetech,



Dennis V ... What kind of plane (flying weight, size of power plant, etc) do you see/envision as most applicable to Henry111s objective ???

I'm finding myself creeping...
03-09-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,102
Posted By Swift428

My post resulted in your "Dang" reply. Now, if...

My post resulted in your "Dang" reply. Now, if that doesn't generate some attention and more insider photo links ... like Henry requested, then all I can say, is ... I gave it my best onboard/inside...
03-09-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,102
Posted By Swift428

Not sure what you envision for most applicable...

Not sure what you envision for most applicable flying weight. In the 4-7 lb range one could adequately power it nicely with either (or both) 4S Thunder Power Pro 45C 2650mAh & 3800mAh. Have two for a...
03-09-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 41,004
Posted By Swift428

Great Stuff! … your relevant reply is perfect...

Great Stuff! … your relevant reply is perfect timing to get your real-life take on whether it’s safe to charge at a higher rate (like everydayflyer). Saving even a few seconds in the pit stop can be...
03-09-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 41,004
Posted By Swift428

Just goes to show how electric flying is still...

Just goes to show how electric flying is still evolving. When little Blinky first hit the LHS most thought something like ... "It's about time, fits in the shirt pocket and looks so cute in my palm."...
03-09-2011, 02:23 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 41,004
Posted By Swift428

One of two reasons for your opinion ... 1....

One of two reasons for your opinion ...

1. Misinformation from the herd and peer group pressure.
2. More interested in speed, high burst/continuous C ratings, and how quick they can recharge a...
03-07-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,900
Posted By Swift428

Unfortunately, HK does not always include...

Unfortunately, HK does not always include instruction manual ... hope this helps
http://www.sparkfun.com/datasheets/Prototyping/Batteries/ACCUCEL_manual%282%29.pdf
03-07-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 41,004
Posted By Swift428

Well ... if "my, my, my" and other "tingling"...

Well ... if "my, my, my" and other "tingling" points out anything significant ... it is that the boys and their toys are not all created and treated equal ... clarify with the following ...

The...
03-06-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 41,004
Posted By Swift428

I see the main purpose of Henry111s article not...

I see the main purpose of Henry111s article not as endorsing or in any way encouraging the onboard charging of LiPoly batteries. Rather its purpose should really be more about electric power plant...
03-06-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 41,004
Posted By Swift428

Whooosh right over his head. Go back to...

Whooosh right over his head.

Go back to where this discussion got side-tracked by slippery.

Henry111 previously said in another thread … “We are going to charge the MAIN BATTERY through the...
03-06-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 41,004
Posted By Swift428

SS, All my LiPos have matched cells … don’t...

SS,

All my LiPos have matched cells … don’t buy cheap junk that wouldn’t balance even with all your experience and an expensive Cellpro in tip-top shape. So for over 40 years I’ve accumulated a...
03-06-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,077
Posted By Swift428

Well, there are exceptions ... so here's mine ......

Well, there are exceptions ... so here's mine ... doesn't mean its OK or advisable. Understand that the following is a research learning EXPERIMENT ... afterall, that's how we all learn whether for...
03-06-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 41,004
Posted By Swift428

Your confusion here when discussing balance...

Your confusion here when discussing balance charging is that mAh capacity(recharging) is only increased(adding mAh) through the discharge connection even when the multi-pin balancing connector is...
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