Rix wrote:That will be a long range pack for sure. Do you have a battery spot welder? How are you wiring it up? Are you going to run a BMS?
Yeah, long range and about the same weight as stock also.
I don't have a spot welder myself, but there's a number of fellow ES members around these parts who are very kind and have/will lend me their JP spot welder.
I'm not a fan of Battery Murdering Systems.
I have a number of little 6S balance boards I'm playing around with atm, so I might hook those up to the balance leads, but for the most part I will just monitor cell levels periodically myself. This has worked well for me for a long time now, so I don't see a reason to change.
To get an idea of how I will build it, watch my video on the build of the 18650 pack I recently made for my recumbent: