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Sep 05, 2019, 09:10 PM
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4s in a thin wing?

I've been away from the hobby for a bit, but I want to return.

I have a 36" Wing Warrior E-Zipper (remember those?) that I used to run 12 NiMH in. I want to switch to 4s, but it seems as though 4s packs are quite thick. The E-Zipper is very thin. I'm not sure how to fit a 4s in there.

How would you fit a 4s in a thin wing? What pack (size, brand) would you suggest?

Thank you,
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Sep 05, 2019, 09:25 PM
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Maybe 2 2s pack in series if you need it thin.
Sep 06, 2019, 08:22 PM
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Why not get a typical 4s pack, remove the outer jacket and separate two cells, then reseal? As long as you know what you are should be ok
Sep 06, 2019, 10:55 PM
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This one is similar to what I run in a wing -- pretty thin @ 21mm for it's capacity. They have another at 19mm but only 1500mah.
Sep 06, 2019, 11:32 PM
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LiPos come in all shapes and sizes, and there's no rule that says you have to use a single monolithic pack. Short/fat, long/thin, rectangular.... I've got 4S packs that are the normal "brick" shape, and I've got 4S packs that are shaped more like a paperback book, and I've got 4S packs that are almost a cube. You have to figure out how much space you have and how many mAh you need, and shop around for a solution. But I'd be surprised if you couldn't find a solution.
Sep 07, 2019, 10:36 AM
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If necessary for a particular application it wouldn't bother me to install two 2S batteries with a series adapter. But probably need to select only from high-C batteries in order to get heavy enough primary wiring.

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