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    Accidentally Ran 12S... BOOM Went My X-Maxx

    I wanted to run 4 3S 5000 MAH batteries - two pairs connected in parallel and then the series connection to the ESC. I wired the pairing wires in series instead of parallel. DOH! Looks like the X-Maxx will be down for a long time.


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    Same thing happens to me this morning!!

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    RC Champion rizz0d's Avatar
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    video or it didn't happen. (pictures at least???)

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    RC Qualifier WonderMelon's Avatar
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    Sorry for your loss.

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    Outch!!!and i was thinking of parallel wiring may 2-3s 5000mah today..I wonder if it safe I know your was 4 3s.

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    RC Champion rizz0d's Avatar
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    hmm..weird. my desktops are not displaying posted youtube videos in any threads, but i see them on the tablet.

    on topic: that was great! i was so not expecting that. thanks for the laugh.

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    Ha! Hope it's still under warranty.

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    It's April fools..LOL

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    Awesome laugh, great job on the suspense!!! Boom.....
    Open every day....

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    I figured someone had to do it today!

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    New version of X-Maxx so new members...
    Catch my videos at youtube.com/c/offworkhours

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