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Old 03-05-2010, 07:51 AM
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Does anybody make battery cases? I would like one that would ideally carry (3) 5s, (2-3) 4s and (3) 2s lipo batteries.
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Trinity, i think muchmore racing, and promatch, to name some. Personaly i have a big aluminum "radio" case that hold all my batteries, charger, power supply.
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Something like that would be nice. Where did you get your radio case?

I have a big 30 amp power supply, so that will probably always be a pain to carry but it would be nice to carry my chargers with my batteries.
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I just use a steal cash box, and it even has a lock. Just take the plastic cash insert out and there you go. Just got mine off ebay for like $12 shipped.
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I just place them in my lipo sack and put them in the track box.
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Yea I went looking for a metal ammo box today thinking it would be a safe way to store and transport my Lipo's but both the army navy stores have closed around hear. And sproting goods store only has plastic ones.
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Hey guys I went to LOWES IN THE TOOL bow section and found 2 of them. But I got radios in my buy I looks like I'll get another one for lipos,Charger and power supply.
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in a box. with the rest of my stuff.
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oldandnew, you can find the metal ammo boxes online for pretty cheap, plus if you really want, the military sells them by the pallet at auction lol. I have 2 .50 cal boxes an 2 81mm mortar tubes I've never thought about using them for my RC stuff, thanks for the good idea y'all.

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At home in my basement I keep lipos in a small fireproof safe. It's about the size of a thick briefcase, and it has a handle and lock on it, so I just carry it to the track. The only downside is it's kind of heavy.
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Originally Posted by Cisco904 View Post
oldandnew, you can find the metal ammo boxes online for pretty cheap, plus if you really want, the military sells them by the pallet at auction lol. I have 2 .50 cal boxes an 2 81mm mortar tubes I've never thought about using them for my RC stuff, thanks for the good idea y'all.

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Any suggestions on a good site to pick them up on? Just looking for one or two. I don't think the aluminum boxes like the one you see at Lowes would knock down a lipo fire. I guess you could leave them in the lipo sack inside the case. Surprised no one has jumped on this. You see guys trying to sell everything to us. Those fire safes are cool but they are expensive. Any idea how much the ammos box would be? Thanks
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Checked another Army Navy store in my general area over the weekend and it closed over the winter. Man this economy sucks.
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lol, if you guys are this worried about your lipos then you should start using a123 packs.
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I keep my lipos in a couple of cleaned baby milk powder containers...fit just right. Those along with my power supply and 2 chargers go into a plastic bin with latches that I got from work. All low buck stuff here...whatever I find around the house that I can use.
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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
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