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Michael's LiPo Mod Project
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RE: Michael's LiPo Mod Project
That particular one is on backorder. I'm thinking I'll just go to the Hobby King B&M near me (or actually it might be called Hobby World, can't remember atm) and see what they have available. I'd assume I can probably just tell them I need a 4A balance charger for a 1S2P LiPo and they'd know what to sell me? 
29-04-2016 07:49 PM
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Post: #12
RE: Michael's LiPo Mod Project
Sounds like a plan. Any decent quality B6 clone will be fine - the generic spec seems to be up to 6S and balance connectors. They mostly need a power supply - a car battery will be just fine. It'll also charge just about any other sort of cell you have lying around - it is the only way I can charge the LiFePO4 cells I use in some lights.

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RE: Michael's LiPo Mod Project
when subjet to indirect heat maple hardend nicely , but dose tend to become gainy if heated to quickly or un evenly . a patch of felt under a 510 conection with a collar should prevent this.

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30-04-2016 07:03 AM
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RE: Michael's LiPo Mod Project
Michael have you thought of  brass or copper plate for the door and where the 510 goes
it could be cut in so it sits flush leaving 10mm of timber around the outside (a bit like a picture frame)
there are some cool platina effects that can be done as well
If you are planning on using a fat daddy style 510 it would be easier to fit
fitting a fat daddy direct to end grain timber is a bit of a twat to do to still leave enough strength in there

if at first you don't succeed ,call it version 1.0
30-04-2016 08:14 AM
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RE: Michael's LiPo Mod Project
I hadn't thought of that, thanks for the suggestions! I'll try to get some schematics drawn up soon to upload, I want to make sure I've got everything wired correctly and measure all the parts to make sure it's all gonna fit. 
30-04-2016 02:17 PM
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After snooping around a bit, I think I might steal Mike's idea and get a ModMeter. That would be awesome to have the volts, watts, amps, ohms, battery life all right there, and still be a mech box. I was thinking I'd just have the display mounted inside the battery cover, since I really only need it when I'm first putting coils on to see their resistance and the wattage etc, wouldn't really need it when normally vaping so the battery cover could go over it so I wouldnt have to worry about making a window for it to poke out. The product description says it can't be used with N-mosfet though, so I'd have to totally rethink my wiring schematic. Might be simpler to just do a normal mosfet controlled mech box first before tinkering with a ModMeter. 
30-04-2016 05:49 PM
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RE: Michael's LiPo Mod Project
Such a great bit of kit, just ask Don Wink idk about hiding it away though


It works with a P-Channel Mosfet IPP80P03P4L-04 Fets are essentially wired the same 

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30-04-2016 06:45 PM
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RE: Michael's LiPo Mod Project
Ok so it looks like this is my shopping list so far:
If I don't go with the ModMeter, I'll need this N-channel Mosfet.

If I do get the Mod Meter, I'll of course need the ModMeter itself and this P-channel Mosfet, along with a bezel for the ModMeter.

And of course I'll need a box, which I might carve myself or I might just try to find a wooden box big enough to house the LiPo and electronics, and I'll need some wire to connect it all together. 

Am I missing anything? I think this is right... Geez, this is gonna be more expensive than I thought. I'm running up near $100 if I get the ModMeter. 
30-04-2016 07:19 PM
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RE: Michael's LiPo Mod Project
Wire? It's quite specific stuff. 

Not kidding, lipo modding hits the pocket hard! My box alone was $50.. it'll be good though Sun_bespectacled

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Yeah I'm a dummy and haven't thought much about the wire... I'm assuming I'll need thick stuff to handle the power, maybe 14ga insulated copper? 

I wonder if I could use the leftover wire from my speakers... Tongue
30-04-2016 07:57 PM
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