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    DiggsUt replied to the thread PSA Ninja Batt.
    I've found Ninja batteries to be relatively reliable in after market packs for laptops. You never know what kind of life they had by the...
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    DiggsUt replied to the thread Damaged Cells.
    I posted the same discussion here - https://secondlifestorage.com/index.php?threads/how-much-dent-is-too-much.9907/#post-68088 I have...
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    DiggsUt replied to the thread 18650 vs other cells?.
    It seems every tool pack I've investigated has been beat to crap. The cells just aren't worth reusing. But, that may have just been my...
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    DiggsUt reacted to ajw22's post in the thread 18650 vs other cells? with Like Like.
    Very true that use in laptops have declined massively. But they are still used in so many devices, I think demand and therefore supply...
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    Since you have built quite a few packs I assume you are building packs for others. I've been asked to do the same but so far stayed away...
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    As a new member, just adding a few ebike packs that have been built over last few months.. i was asked to start taking photos of builds...
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    DiggsUt replied to the thread 18650 vs other cells?.
    18650s are fading away also. The big driver was laptops and they no longer use them having switched to prismatic or pouch cells as they...
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    At least the cells are recoverable. One of my packs is epoxy potted. Everything was put together and then filled with epoxy. Great for...
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    DiggsUt replied to the thread Postmortem - Ebike pack.
    I feel bad for that old pack. :cry: It got me started in ebikes. I use a 65 watt (110v) incandescent light bulb for discharge and here...
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    ...and Lithium batteries (if you go that route) are not the same voltage and need a special charger. Be sure you get the details correct.
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    DiggsUt replied to the thread XBox Series X HDMI Repair.
    Board level repairs frustrate me. Like @hbpowerwall I do computer repair and I used to struggle with replacing the power ports...
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    DiggsUt reacted to hbpowerwall's post in the thread XBox Series X HDMI Repair with Like Like.
    Need to get your XBOX SX HDMI port replaced and can't find a new one... It's been found that the XBOX One HDMI works with a few tweaks...
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    DiggsUt replied to the thread Soldering thick copper to cells.
    What problems are you having with strip? The dual pure nickle strip is the best thing I've found for mobile applications. It needs to be...
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    DiggsUt replied to the thread Postmortem - Ebike pack.
    Well then I feel pretty good about them. They were on a "guest" bike after the first year so wasn't ridden often but the rides were...
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    DiggsUt replied to the thread Postmortem - Ebike pack.
    It was a first effort and my construction details and the cells I use have improved greatly. It did admirable service for 4-5 years...
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