Originally Posted by S
Looks like I could just remove the screw on plastic retaining bars for the stock battery holders and use velcro. The Associated would probably be lighter, but for the bargain hunter that I am, it looks like the velcro would work. Any reasons you know that it wouldn't?
it should work - that's how I have the rear holder on my JL set up. The only thing about the stock holders, the weakpoint of the holder is where the hinged part is attached with the screw. It can break if the battery pack tends to shift forward and back.
velcro strips can be tucked under the stock holder to secure the pack down: