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Old 08-13-2017, 09:46 AM
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Hi Guys,

I have a Lipo Battery that has been used only 4-5 times and on and off and in the shop for set up and testing purposes. I have some Pics included below. It seems like there may be a slight swelling or is that just the way the plastic wrapping looks. Its about a year and a half old. I have not charged it more then 4-5 times. It seems to work fine and when I charge it I get good results with the GP Triton EQ Charger. I have 6 pics here just because one or two look deceiving and I did not want anyone to get the wrong impression.

Let me know what you guys think?

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Old 08-13-2017, 09:59 AM
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Eddie , the best "judgement call" would be to compare it to what it looked/felt like when it was brand new . If from day one out of the package it looked like that then I'd say it's likely ok . But if it was perfectly flat & square on all sides when brand new and now has that kinda roundish appearance , then yea it does look a bit puffy and suspect .

I know your not gonna want to hear this , but in matters of lipo safety I always defer to the same rule as for leftover food ; "When in doubt , throw it out" . Neither food posioning nor lipo fires are a thing to be trifled with ....
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^^^^ What he said ^^^^
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