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Trouble pulling batteries out of P2?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ashleyg, Oct 28, 2014.

  1. ashleyg

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    I'm increasingly having trouble with batteries getting "stuck" in my P2, anyone else experience this and have advice? Not sure whats hanging them up, was wondering if the heat is causing the batteries to expand?
     
  2. N017RW

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    Expansion or puffing is a common occurrence with LiPo batteries.
    This is most likely the cause and can be observed by examining the battery.

    Some have sparingly applied lubricants to various locations in the battery compartment to obtain some relief.
    This can attract or retain dirt so be advised.
     
  3. j0seph

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    Thanks for that clip Geert, I've been trying to do it the hard way from the start and always found it difficult, time to try the easy method :)
     
  4. meow man

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    Graphite on the edge nonconductive
     
  5. SteveMann

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    No, no, no, no, no. In case you didn't get it, NO!!!

    Graphite doesn't stay where you intend for it to stay and over the course of many insertions you will distribute the conductive powder all over the internals of your aircraft.
     
  6. smallman28

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    Mine was very tight when I first got it.
    Had a job to get the battery in and out and it hadn't even been charged!
    All I did was lightly sand around the battery opening on the Phantom itself,been much easier since :mrgreen:
     
  7. Pacific Barbarian

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    On the bottom of the battery, two diagonal corners, there are two little slots. Small, very small amount of petroleum jellie applied. Now its much easier.
     
  8. gunslinger

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