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How many batteries do you have?
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AntDX316
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Some jobs made me realize how 3 isn't even enough.
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6-17 18:32
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Once we know how many batteries you have, we can get on to the important questions like:
What colour are your eyes?
What is your shoe size?
What day is it?
6-17 22:33
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But if the poll was widened to include general RC ... my answer would be about 50.

Only at full Club Open meetings will I usually use all 3 of my P3 batts ..
6-17 23:14
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I find three to be enough - if you have a commercial job that will take all day then you'll obviously need more unless you have a charger you are able to use nearby.
6-18 00:12
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AJC-W Posted at 6-18 00:12
I find three to be enough - if you have a commercial job that will take all day then you'll obviously need more unless you have a charger you are able to use nearby.

Yep ... my car charger $5 on eBay charges a P3 battery in about same time as mains charger at home.
6-18 02:51
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One is enough to get it off the ground.
6-18 03:15
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solentlife Posted at 6-18 02:51
Yep ... my car charger $5 on eBay charges a P3 battery in about same time as mains charger at home.

Exactly - all you need is three batteries and a reliable charging solution nearby and to plan in the battery cooling, recharge and flight times in advance and have back up charging for the RC and devices. With the right planning and weather conditons you can do 12 or 15 flights in one day on three batteries. Though I don't fly commercially so two or three flights and I'm done for the week these days
6-18 05:05
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6-18 08:01
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Surely too many batteries could lead to confused  "cycling" .  Gotta keep em alive & happy.

6-27 00:58
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Manxmann Posted at 6-27 00:58
Surely too many batteries could lead to confused  "cycling" .  Gotta keep em alive & happy.

Thats why you need to number the batteries
7-2 01:49
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A J Posted at 7-2 01:49
Thats why you need to number the batteries

I only have 2.  Plan on getting another couple ----  when & if !
7-2 02:08
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Manxmann Posted at 7-2 02:08
I only have 2.  Plan on getting another couple ----  when & if !

lol - it can get obsessive
7-2 02:23
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Manxmann Posted at 7-2 02:08
I only have 2.  Plan on getting another couple ----  when & if !

yep & better throw in a few extra props too Manxmann as they seem to be hit & miss on supply.
7-2 04:15
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A J Posted at 7-2 02:23
lol - it can get obsessive

You're not wrong Narelle !
7-3 01:02
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sky wombat Posted at 7-2 04:15
yep & better throw in a few extra props too Manxmann as they seem to be hit & miss on supply.

Hehehe,  I have 3 sets,  2 x original & 1 x Quiet (????)

As long as I stay away from the Gum trees,  they seem to hang in OK
7-3 01:03
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Right now I have 'just' three.
But I'm thinking about upgrading to 4.
7-3 02:02
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I have 4, the 4th hardly used, i cant stay out too long as i need to get back for my Beardies, so what with all the talking, we dont usually have time to use all 4, now i have 3.5 batteries seen as #3 was a bit iffy but i did fly it again yesterday at low altitude with a battery connection heat check halfway through and no issues there, so it may have to go on eBay on  
7-13 19:10
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A J Posted at 7-2 02:23
lol - it can get obsessive

At these high prices? Hahaha



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7-14 12:37
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Montfrooij Posted at 7-3 02:02
Right now I have 'just' three.
But I'm thinking about upgrading to 4.

Good plan...




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7-14 12:38
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That is just me.
Planning ahead!
7-14 22:05
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RedHotPoker Posted at 7-14 12:37
At these high prices? Hahaha

Yeah, batteries are a bit pricey
7-14 23:57
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A J Posted at 7-14 23:57
Yeah, batteries are a bit pricey

Yes, even on “flea bay”... hahaha



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7-15 12:00
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Montfrooij Posted at 7-14 22:05
That is just me.
Planning ahead!

Smarty pants. Hahaha



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7-15 12:00
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RedHotPoker Posted at 7-15 12:00
Yes, even on “flea bay”... hahaha

One of those things that never drop in value as you'll always need them and are typically one of the first things needing to be replaced. Even P3 batteries are still selling for over £100 today.
7-15 12:26
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Hahahahahahahahaha!
7-15 12:28
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Montfrooij Posted at 7-3 02:02
Right now I have 'just' three.
But I'm thinking about upgrading to 4.

Where will you source the #4 ?  
I guess you'll need to go non-genuine ?

7-15 14:28
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The Joker... hahaha



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7-15 15:25
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Manxmann Posted at 7-15 14:28
Where will you source the #4 ?  
I guess you'll need to go non-genuine ?

Not sure if they have them still in the DJI store.
7-15 22:17
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Always good to have a little laugh
7-15 22:17
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Montfrooij Posted at 7-15 22:17
Always good to have a little laugh

If you only knew how true that statement was, coming from you to me. Haha

Yeah, we tend to laugh a lot, quite a lot, around here... hehe

Thanks, I appreciate you... ;-)


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7-16 09:20
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RedHotPoker Posted at 7-16 09:20
If you only knew how true that statement was, coming from you to me. Haha

Yeah, we tend to laugh a lot, quite a lot, around here... hehe

I know
7-16 10:07
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Montfrooij Posted at 7-16 10:07
I know
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rqnw5IfbZOU

That’s quite the kind compliment, my friend. Thank you, very much.



Mutual admiration society. . . ;-)


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7-16 16:03
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RedHotPoker Posted at 7-16 16:03
That’s quite the kind compliment, my friend. Thank you, very much.

My mother said I had to be nice to people
7-17 06:45
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Montfrooij Posted at 7-17 06:45
My mother said I had to be nice to people

Yeah, perhaps give her my number... hahaha




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7-17 10:35
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RedHotPoker Posted at 7-17 10:35
Yeah, perhaps give her my number... hahaha

Too late for you I guess
7-17 21:51
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Montfrooij Posted at 7-17 21:51
Too late for you I guess

Yeah, for gracious sakes. Hahaha



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