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Old 03-08-2010, 12:15 PM
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The only problem I have with the case is that if one lipo catches fire then you might ruin some other battries. I use lipo sac's, 2 batt's per sac.
Ive seen a couple lipo fires and there not as impressive as you would think, they only last about 15 to 20 seconds similar to a picolo Pete but with out the whistle! Lol!

If you charge a lipo on a regular charger until the cells reach 200 deg then poke it with a srewdriver and run then the sparked and flames will be about a foot high and last for about 10seconds! Lol don't try this, you could get burned in a second! Also the chemicals are toxic!
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the problem with harbor freight stuff is that its probably more dangerous then the lipo itself. lmao!
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I wouldn't use ammo boxes. They are too air tight. If one of your LIPOs decides to go, the pressure will need to vent. Just something to consider.

I used to keep stuff in ammo boxes. Once put some glues in one. When I went to open it later, the fumes that collected inside were overwhelming.

A cheap metal tool box might be a better option and a lot more available.

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You could just drill a small hole in an ammo box.
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I just throw mine where ever. I have quite a few....usually they go in a plastic milk crate with my 4 chargers. I don't handle them any differently then any other batteries. I do keep an eye on them when they are charging but I would do the same for any battery.
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Originally Posted by QDRHRSE View Post
I just throw mine where ever. I have quite a few....usually they go in a plastic milk crate with my 4 chargers. I don't handle them any differently then any other batteries. I do keep an eye on them when they are charging but I would do the same for any battery.
my butler transports the lipo packs along with my gear in a 1972 ford pinto while I take the limo to the track. (the title of this thread begs for a wiseguy remark, so this was mine)
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lol, wow.

I was asking for a good way to transport them that keeps them neat and organized. Not so concerned with them catching fire.

I'm trying to get away from a cardboard box full of tires, chargers and batteries.
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Originally Posted by flatusboy View Post
I used to use the bigger one for my radio/charger/ps.
The smaller one bould be great for batteries.

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...emnumber=35777

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...emnumber=36870
I picked one of these up at Lowes. Also I was just at Home depot and they also have them. This is how I carry all my lipos...

As far as using Ammo cans. I use one to charge in. I drilled a hole large enough to fit my deans and balance plugs..
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A cheap hand gun case works great.

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