:(..bad thing happened. One more tally in my life, then.

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:(..bad thing happened. One more tally in my life, then.

Post by Gamelver » Fri Feb 24, 2006 5:46 pm

My GCp just exploded, while charging. Completely ruined. Fire alarm on, smoke everywhere (windows open in my room now). No GCp anymore. Half of it is literally just gone, blown away. Room almost caught on fire, and while throwing it outside, it had another mini explosion, right in my hands (covered by my bedsheet).

Ok, I'll just run off and be miserable now, even more so than usual. I'll post up pics later if you guys want to see it.
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Post by Turbo Tax 1.0 » Fri Feb 24, 2006 5:49 pm

nooooooooooooooooooooo, was it the lipolys? this is horrible :cry: do you plan on meking a GCp 2.0 now?
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Post by Radon199 » Fri Feb 24, 2006 5:49 pm

Ouch, not good. :x
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Post by marshallh » Fri Feb 24, 2006 5:54 pm

That sucks, man. :( You just gotta be careful with lipolys, I guess.

Any chance of taking a picture?
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Post by gamefreak11 » Fri Feb 24, 2006 5:55 pm

How did it explode? That's too bad, hope you rebuild it.

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Post by gamer2 » Fri Feb 24, 2006 6:02 pm

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Post by bicostp » Fri Feb 24, 2006 6:03 pm

HOLY crap! :shock:

:cry: I feel your pain, man. At least the house didn't catch fire and everyone's still alive.

Portables can be replaced. Human lives cannot.

I think it was the Li-Polys. My neighbor had something similar happen in his garage (he's into model aviation, flying model RC airplanes). I think either they overheated or the batteryu got cut somehow and it overheated and exploded.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithium_io ... ry#Warning

:shock: Yup.

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Post by Gamelver » Fri Feb 24, 2006 6:08 pm

no one was in the house, so there was no danger, except to me, and I would've been fine anyway, since I quickly doused the flaming GCp in water.....

and yes, it was from the li-polys. only the smaller pack, but it was still a huge explosion. it probably exploded from overcharging it. I thought it was discharged but I guess I was wrong. well, time to start working on a new one, then....for the third time.

here's a pretty accurate video of how it was....only my GCp was caught in the middle of this, and the fire lasted longer: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid ... &q=battery
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Post by Djsefnet » Fri Feb 24, 2006 6:20 pm

ah shnaps that is the suck. good thing your safe and all house is still up.
i have same batterys in my snesP hope that dont happen to it. Glad your OK, good luck on ver 3 of GCP!!
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Post by Skyone » Fri Feb 24, 2006 6:53 pm

Inspiration, gone. Post pics, and we'll need a proper burial ceremony. Stat.

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Post by daguuy » Fri Feb 24, 2006 7:02 pm

holy moly that was a big explosion :shock: . that really sucks that your GCp blew up :( any pics?
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Post by Harshboy » Fri Feb 24, 2006 7:04 pm

OMG! That's horrible! But i would like to see some pics, i can't believe this...this is crazy!

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Post by Fanboy » Fri Feb 24, 2006 7:09 pm

And on this day, the world weeps in faith of Gamey's GCp :cry: ... That is the u171m473 un1337 5ux0r5 y0 :cry: ... Oh well, there is only one good thing to come of this sad occasion, the oppurtunity to build the greatest (greater than your first 2 :wink: ) GCp, EVER!
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Post by Harshboy » Fri Feb 24, 2006 7:11 pm

Fanboy wrote:And on this day, the world weeps in faith of Gamey's GCp :cry: ... That is the u171m473 un1337 5ux0r5 y0 :cry: ... Oh well, there is only one good thing to come of this sad occasion, the oppurtunity to build the greatest (greater than your first 2 :wink: ) GCp, EVER!
Well, it won't be me :wink: Mine is kinda stuck in the case it's in right now. Don't even ask how

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Post by Kurt_ » Fri Feb 24, 2006 7:13 pm

@Fanboy: I wonder if somebody was going to post right now but instead had a seisure because of your avatar...

It sucks about your GCp. Although that woulda been awesome to see that happen.
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