Shorted a Lipo...

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Was replacing the deans connector off a new battery with XT90s and accidentally crossed the wires with pliers (doh!). It sparked and the wires right where I crossed it were a little hot, battery is fine. Do you think I've damaged the battery? Safe to use?
 

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Can you check it on your charger? Mine checks each cell when you plug it in and will tell you if you have bed cells in the battery.
 

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Can you check it on your charger? Mine checks each cell when you plug it in and will tell you if you have bed cells in the battery.

Yeah I have a Swallow EQ charger and it does a battery check. I've put it on and it didn't come up with anything. I assume it is all good.
 

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I did the exact same thing a few months ago - nearly blew my pliers up, gave a nice big spark, but the battery was fine. Just make sure it doesn't puff up on the first few runs afterwards but I wouldn't worry at all.
 
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