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Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-01-2017, 12:42 PM
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Posted By richrd
NO two big problems cells in parallel must...

NO two big problems cells in parallel must match 3 cell packs in series is only 11.1 v
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-29-2014, 07:49 AM
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Views: 285
Posted By richrd
alkaline salting

This is a poll on just batteries that have out gasses in total failure “salts”.
Not rechargeable just fixed primary cell “alkaline” , It seems recently the Duracell’s have gone bad. Over the years a...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-15-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By richrd
I would recommend these LiFe because safer an can...

I would recommend these LiFe because safer an can be left fully charged
http://ep.yimg.com/ay/yhst-62196343123315/gens-ace-life-1800mah-6-6v-20c-8.gif...
Forum: Glow Engines 07-31-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By richrd
you haven't lived

you haven't lived
Forum: Glow Engines 07-31-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By richrd
+1 If on a inland which one would you want ...

+1

If on a inland which one would you want ENYA :o
Rich
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-15-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By richrd
+ 1 chuck good thing OP is only doing one...

+ 1 chuck

good thing OP is only doing one cell in parallel :_)

rich
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-11-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By richrd
NO! In parallel as long as you do not exceed...

NO!
In parallel as long as you do not exceed the C rating of the weakest you are OK : LIPO:. "IF" you go extreme then they must be exactly the same for >C2.. In series "sucks" even if same the...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-10-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By richrd
LIXX in parallel is one bigger battery so charge...

LIXX in parallel is one bigger battery so charge as 2 * 900mAH or 1800 mAH all single specifications apply. aka same voltage.... capacity not a problem. NOT SO w/ Ni XX
rich
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-05-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By richrd
Dave Need a 25W or bigger iron 1st then...

Dave

Need a 25W or bigger iron 1st
then both wires should be stranded if you have heat shrink tubing put on wire next
then push both together into one wire all the little wires will touch...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-24-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By richrd
As said ri times current is watts ,,watts is heat...

As said ri times current is watts ,,watts is heat and heat distroys battery. Larger "C" lower ri an less heat so higer current aka Faster ;)
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-23-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By richrd
Iam beginning to see your question. Batteries...

Iam beginning to see your question.
Batteries cannot damage your system. Only you can by incorrect gears, incorrect motor voltage, incorrect propping etc. These cause system to draw more current...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-23-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By richrd
Technically yes. In your question there is a lot...

Technically yes. In your question there is a lot missing. First Battery is a power source like any other source unless you place a load no current flows. So it’s only the load that determines the...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-22-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By richrd
http://www.hangtimes.com/redsbatteryclinic.html ...

http://www.hangtimes.com/redsbatteryclinic.html
http://www.batteryuniversity.com/
http://www.buchmann.ca/faq.asp

Rich
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-21-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By richrd
If you mean cycle like NiCad no. But as said...

If you mean cycle like NiCad no. But as said storing at full charge has been discouraged.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-08-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By richrd
I agree about manuals On single cell glow...

I agree about manuals

On single cell glow charger batteries for some reason they due cause a lot of problems for me also. My charger has a trickle charge after delta peak an this is what I do all...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-07-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By richrd
Well no at 1 amp and 1 V the losses are too great...

Well no at 1 amp and 1 V the losses are too great that's why all the chargers acted up. Try slow charge 150 mA over nite then discharge to .9V at 300mA (aka 1500mAH) or correct test current of C/5...
Forum: Beginners 03-25-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,779
Posted By richrd
You all know a lot of us stopped responding to...

You all know a lot of us stopped responding to these threads cause of this, glad to see you guys stepped up to it.
First of all designers when faced with problems don't ever do nothing cause it's...
Forum: Glow Engines 01-24-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 56,099
Posted By richrd
sign me up 6-.049 cox 2-.25 gp 1-.46 royal ...

sign me up
6-.049 cox
2-.25 gp
1-.46 royal
1-.45ss os
1-.46fx os
1-.61 tt
1-.61 th
2- 110 saito
rich
Forum: Glow Engines 01-22-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,315
Posted By richrd
IMO glow will keep decreasing theirs not that...

IMO glow will keep decreasing theirs not that many of us left. I grew up on cox .049 leaned how it hurt to kick back on the fingers. So the smell is all good. Same at our field every year it's...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-11-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 32,802
Posted By richrd
OK Thanks Mine have not shown degrade so all I...

OK Thanks
Mine have not shown degrade so all I can say when I fly the puffed show no deference but ! I don't have cba etc to test at high currents.
maybe it's just water "gas" as said expanding. ...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-08-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 32,802
Posted By richrd
?? more detail you checked IR before puffed...

?? more detail
you checked IR before puffed then it puffed an IR increased ??
Forum: Glow Engines 11-06-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By richrd
+1 Teflon at least three full raps then screw...

+1
Teflon at least three full raps then screw in as far as possible then add nut tighter than you think you should then use glove after first run to hold then tighten again tighter than you want...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-29-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 32,802
Posted By richrd
So ??? we are back where we started from so some...

So ??? we are back where we started from so some puff some don't but then someone says there's never did. Some ways say it's are fault we abused them until theirs puff now it's the batteries fault....
Forum: The Clubhouse 09-24-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,923
Posted By richrd
+1+1+1 I concur 2 parallel systems with 5 AA...

+1+1+1

I concur 2 parallel systems with 5 AA eneloops is my preferred method on all my best stuff,, if one batt goes it still works and still one back system to cover that
BTW been using eneloops...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 09-10-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 13,354
Posted By richrd
I concur with most of it. But being the younger...

I concur with most of it. But being the younger ,<60 :cool: I still work so I can not mow the field so it is left to the old guys, yes they do not want to hear about a new way to do things. We voted...
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