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Old Oct 23, 2010, 07:14 PM
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HYPERION G3 CX 160 MAH 1S 3.7V 25C /45C cell puffed

I purchased 6 Hyperion G3 CX 160 MAH 1S 3.7V 25C /45C in July, 2010 and 1 of the cells has puffed. It looks like there was some leakage on the side of the cell. Does anyone know who I should contact for a replacement?

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Old Oct 24, 2010, 02:05 PM
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The vendor you bought them from?

or

http://aircraft-world.com/
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Old Oct 24, 2010, 02:07 PM
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There was a bad batch of these and Hyperion dealers should be aware of this fact.
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Old Oct 24, 2010, 05:57 PM
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Thanks for the replies. I bought these cells from Bishop Power Products. I guess I will contact them.

everydayflyer, I was not aware of any bad cells from Hyperion. My other 5 cells are doing very well and have out performed any of my other brands of cells.

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Old Oct 24, 2010, 06:57 PM
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Charles is right, and Bishop may not have been aware of the problem when he sold them to you. Dave (who is Hyperion's owner) sent out this post in September (http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...&postcount=302), and a few days later Empire took them out of stock and recalled them from dealers such as me.

A few in the batch were fine. The problem was isolated to two or three lots in their production, but as usual, Dave took the high road and didn't want to have any substandard Hyperion's floating around. I had sold hundreds, maybe thousands without a single bad report, and then beginning in Mid August, it seemed that every other one was coming back. I got that shipment in early August so that lines up with the timing of your purchase.

FYI, I recently spoke with Vic at Empire and we're expecting the new batch in within a couple weeks. I can't wait.

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Old Oct 24, 2010, 08:58 PM
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I'll vouch for them (aircraft-worls.com), their customer service is outstanding. Thats why I currently only own Hyperions packs. I am sure they will take care of you
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Old Oct 25, 2010, 12:13 AM
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...and I am still trying to figure out why Vic was working on Sunday. May explain why he was not at our field today.

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Old Oct 25, 2010, 07:52 AM
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By "just" I meant within the last few days. see edit

Thanks for the correction. I wouldn't want people thinking Vic would be working on a flyable Sunday.

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...and I am still trying to figure out why Vic was working on Sunday. May explain why he was not at our field today.

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