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Old Dec 16, 2012, 02:42 PM
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Sounds like the ends of the bullets may have been shorted, and when you plugged the lipo in, poof.
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 02:49 PM
3D, 1D at a time!
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that shouldn't make a difference, check the spring bar on the male deans, I once was plugging in a 6s2500 and was have trouble with the deans fitting, cursing I kinda force it and bent the spring plate from positive to negative, huge puff of black smoke and sparks as the connected arc welded itself, luckily no damage
Got it. I'm gonna make new connectors too...
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Sounds like the ends of the bullets may have been shorted, and when you plugged the lipo in, poof.
Hmm... I'm just going to make new connectors tonight and try again...
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 02:53 PM
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Got it figured out...
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 03:04 PM
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And????? What happened???

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Old Dec 16, 2012, 03:14 PM
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And????? What happened???

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After rechecking everything.... The converter was soldered reversed... That's why it otherwise works normal :P Just gonna redo the connector... I'm sorry y'all... Lol, there's my one day allotted to be an idiot.
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 03:15 PM
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After rechecking everything.... The converter was soldered reversed... That's why it otherwise works normal :P Just gonna redo the connector... I'm sorry y'all... Lol, there's my one day allotted to be an idiot.
I've done it. cost me a brand new $100 esc. yay....
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 03:21 PM
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I've done it. cost me a brand new $100 esc. yay....
Oh god... I'm praying my ESC isn't fried..... Will test later tonight....
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 03:23 PM
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Here is some iphone video.

I got another flight on the HD camera that came out even better.

Wamsy flies the 3DHS 58 Edge (5 min 46 sec)


Thanks to SD One for being my camera man.
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 03:24 PM
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Yup!! Been there, done that!! Meant to reverse two of the motor wires to reverse the motor, reversed power side instead....fried a Hacker ESC faster than you can blink an eye!!! Was kind of cool to watch though!!

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Old Dec 16, 2012, 03:24 PM
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Yup!! Been there, done that!! Meant to reverse two of the motor wires to reverse the motor, reversed power side instead....fried a Hacker ESC faster than you can blink an eye!!! Was kind of cool to watch though!!

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Old Dec 16, 2012, 03:28 PM
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Here is some iphone video.

I got another flight on the HD camera that came out even better.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KnZtIuIbBo

Thanks to SD One for being my camera man.
Excellent Flying Wamsy!! And good job on an iPhone video!!!

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Old Dec 16, 2012, 03:29 PM
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Here is some iphone video.

I got another flight on the HD camera that came out even better.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KnZtIuIbBo

Thanks to SD One for being my camera man.
excellent!!! love the waterfalls at 3:15.
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 03:52 PM
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Here is some iphone video.

I got another flight on the HD camera that came out even better.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KnZtIuIbBo

Thanks to SD One for being my camera man.
That was wild
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 04:06 PM
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my epp extra flew absolutly TERRIBLE today. i have no clue why. it was like flying those cheap china foamies that are like 30$. idk why but it just didnt want to do anything i told it to do. it was weird for a 3dhs plane. im kinda angy now that i couldnt et some good 3d flights on it today.
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 04:19 PM
Addicted to 3DHS and EF
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my epp extra flew absolutly TERRIBLE today. i have no clue why. it was like flying those cheap china foamies that are like 30$. idk why but it just didnt want to do anything i told it to do. it was weird for a 3dhs plane. im kinda angy now that i couldnt et some good 3d flights on it today.
It could be because in colder weather the welders gets harder and the hinges do not move as well.
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