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Old Feb 08, 2010, 05:46 PM
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Originally Posted by John Jennings View Post
I've had two low dollar sport main power lipos (not low current Rx packs) that had intermittent internal connections right from the start that only showed up in flight during higher current loads. The cycler did not show any issues before or after. If I had no external RX battery, the plane would have been lost.
I'm very excited about the class and will participate no matter what the rules are, that is for sure.

However, the quote above baffles me. How is that same pack going bad any different if it is powering the rx side of things? Your Rx pack can fail just as easily as any other. do you really think that just because your are drawing less current out of an Rx pack it is somehow immune to a bad solder joint, or shoddy workmanship, etc.?
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