Had a close call yesterday. I was getting the King Tiger ready to patrol the perimeter against some of natures critters .When I plugged in my freshly charged 5000ma LiPo and closed the upper hull, the connector wires blew off .The resulting arcing fused the 2 pin connector to the clark base and melted the insulation on several other wires.
I yanked the battery out and tossed it into the metal bin ( cause you know it could start doing its own thing!)
Crap! Well what did I have to loose ,I pried the connectors apart and replaced them,rewired the ones with burnt insulation,put in a new battery and can you believe it the Clark survived !
I thought for sure it was the cheap power switch that comes with most kits but it was still in good shape.
The silver lining to all of this, I discovered and fixed that whining noise was not from the amp but the recoil which was not coming to a resting position.
We love that tank.