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Old 10-24-2008, 08:17 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by BSS07 View Post
orion said just to send them in the mail and not to worry about it. but trinity said to kill the voltage

also i dont remember being in the B last friday.......but i do remember coming right behind you in the A
A lap behind in the main is not right behind, where you quali ? 10th ? how many qualifiers you finish LOL me and steve dominated that race. Your lucky bad things happened to carl and andrew.

You should be a expert at this isn't this your 3rd swelled lipo ?
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Old 10-24-2008, 08:23 AM   #17
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Why not just use the salt water? That will neutralize the battery better than any other method.
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Using saltwater to discharge a battery is a slow process

Imo, it's easier and much faster to simply run down the pack... either in a car or with a discharger of some sort.

Once it's been run down completely flat... (and you verify the voltage is basically at zero) you could even short the wire leads to keep it at zero during shipping. Or at least stick an alligator clip, etc.. on it overnight to keep it dumped. That's what the salt bath does.

A battery without any stored energy in it can't do any harm. It takes energy to get hot/smoke/start a fire.
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