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Old 11-29-2008, 12:07 AM
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Hi, the Mini Pulse went down today. Hit a tree and out came the motor, speed controller and LIPO and of course they all landed in a small pond below. The LIPO did not get submerged. I got off the plastic wrapper and dryed it off. Any suggestions ? can I still use it?
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Old 11-29-2008, 12:22 AM
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Originally Posted by intruderwithin View Post
Hi, the Mini Pulse went down today. Hit a tree and out came the motor, speed controller and LIPO and of course they all landed in a small pond below. The LIPO did not get submerged. I got off the plastic wrapper and dryed it off. Any suggestions ? can I still use it?
If the waters fresh and the lipo did'nt dis-charge ( Did you check yet?) she should bu right as rain. your bub, steve
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As long as the outer covers are not tore and you don't have that sickly sweet smell it should be alright.

Just watch it close when you charge it and be careful with it for a few flights.

I had 2 4000 mah 4 cell's eject from my Waco from about 100ft up. Still using them today and that was a couple months ago.
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Old 11-29-2008, 12:38 AM
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I dumped my LiPos in the drink a couple of times. I let them dry out before charging just in case, but since they are wrapped in foil, they were fine.

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Old 11-29-2008, 12:42 AM
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Thanks for the advise. Guess the speed controller and motor will be ok as well (I did use the hair dryer on them).

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Originally Posted by Murocflyer View Post
I dumped my LiPos in the drink a couple of times.

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Mixed? Straight up or on the rocks?
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