What do you plan to use to charge the batteries for your BLF GT?

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What do you plan to use to charge the batteries for your BLF GT?

I am looking into buying another battery charger for the GT, the Opus 3100 I currently use only charges 4 cells at a time, I am considering buying another Opus or maybe a Liito kala lii-500 so I can charge all my GT cells at the same time, Is there a good option for a 8 cell charger or should I just add another 4 bay charger for the GT.

What are you all going to use to charge the batteries for your GT?

Anyone knows if someone sells or has detailed drawings on how to make an 8 18650 balance charger battery holder to use with a RC Hobby charger?

Thanks in advance for your suggestions.

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Plan to use the same charger I use for my other 18650’s, Nitecore Intellicharger. ( I own two of them).

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i was considering to use GYRFALCON All – 88 since it got 8 slot battery, but i heard miboxer will release its own 8 slot charger

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Been using this one for awhile now. Real happy with it. GYRFALCON All – 88.

 

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I bought a Gyrfalcon 8 slots in GB on October 25
I bought it to charge the batteries of the GT

Shipped by BPost next day
It not arrived yet
At this time of year, mail officers in my country usually organize union actions
It is not to doubt that arrives next year

Sorry for my bad English (gogole transtorla)

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I have wp2s, i4, vc4, lii 100, 47 charger (forgot series).

And 8 fully charged 30q waiting gt coming.. Big Smile

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i will keep sticking to my xtar vp4 dragon +
2 round charging, i can wait

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i will keep sticking to my xtar vp4 dragon +
2 round charging, i can wait
even if i have to fast charge , i can use my isdt sc608

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I have wp2s, i4, vc4, lii 100, 47 charger (forgot series).

And 8 fully charged 30q waiting gt coming.. Big Smile

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I have a gyrfalcon all-88 and nitecore d4. 8 lg mj1 unprotected button top are ready to go..

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Any good prices on the Gyrfalcon A-88? I would rather have one from a reputable US based seller because of the Christmas rush…

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The $13.25 shipping kills the deal… Shocked

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Its just an estimated.. i ordered a bunch of 18650, 26650, and all 88 charger. Shipping was $10. Actual shipping will be less..

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How about 2 Miboxer C4-12
8×3A charge current

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opus 3400

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Lexel wrote:
How about 2 Miboxer C4-12 8×3A charge current

Interesting charger but $48 + each, Yikes! Any deals on it?

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Majoroverkill wrote:
The Nitecore i8 https://www.ebay.com/itm/Nitecore-i8-Multi-slot-Intelligent-Universal-Ba...

Only charges 8 cells at 0.5A Tired

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light junkie wrote:
opus 3400

I have one, not a bad charger but is now at $36 + I could maybe get 2 Liito Kalas 500…

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If I had ordered a GT, which I have not, I would buy one of the high current nitecore chargers.
There’s no need to charge a 3500mAh battery at 1A.
You can charge LiPOs at 1C and never notice any decrease in capacity or lifespan.
Charging at 3.5A is perfectly safe and will be more than 3x faster than 1A.

In RC, pretty much everyone charges their packs at 1C, with some special packs that are safe up to 5C charging.
LiPOs are not as delicate as one might think.

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AlexGT wrote:
Any good prices on the Gyrfalcon A-88? I would rather have one from a reputable US based seller because of the Christmas rush…

Emailed imrbatteries.com a few days back and asked about a group buy for $45 shipped and they said no thanks. Normal price is $55 plus about $9.50 shipping. They have quantity discounts of 4 at 40 each and 10 at 38 each so they pay less than $38 each.
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g_sintornillos wrote:
I bought a Gyrfalcon 8 slots in GB on October 25
I bought it to charge the batteries of the GT

Shipped by BPost next day
It not arrived yet
At this time of year, mail officers in my country usually organize union actions
It is not to doubt that arrives next year


I received it a few minutes ago

Sorry for my bad English (gogole transtorla)

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Majoroverkill wrote:
The Nitecore i8 https://www.ebay.com/itm/Nitecore-i8-Multi-slot-Intelligent-Universal-Ba...

yeah, but .6 amp max charge ?
man thats weak…
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I ended up ordering a second Opus it will be delivered on Jan 2. Thanks everyone for your help.

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It was reliable, but my old-school charger took forever to charge batteries. No worries about this one over-heating!!

I upgraded to the XTAR VC4, and since the BLF GT, added a Miboxer C4-12.

The hen we had for dinner. LOL!!

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a charger.

okay a Liitokala 4 slot charger.
I only bought 4 30Q cells, so…
Maybe i’ll buy 4 more, i have 3 other 2 slot chargers.

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Thumbs Up Thumbs Up I have got to get a Miboxer C4-12. 12 amps!!! Love

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I’ll be charging on one 4 bay charger. The GT is a toy for me and I can’t imagine a circumstance where I’ll need to be back out a second night after significantly depleting the batteries. Even so, I’ll probably be able to fit in 2 charge cycles the next day in any event. Of course, this isn’t the question you asked. And since you’re nicely set up…enjoy!

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my opus, and skyrc, mc3000

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I currently use an Xtar wp6.. I think it does 6 at .6 amp each.
Ive gotten to the point where I need another charger…
The GYRFALCON All – 88 .. It does 8, But am I correct, it will do 8 at 1 amp each?

Is there a 6 or 8 bay charger that can do more amps per cell? while full?

or is 8 × 1 amp the most?

I see the Nitecore does 8, but at .5 amp each

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