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Old 10-01-2007, 12:02 PM   #1
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I've bought a Xray T2 '007. What recommended methods are you guys using to enlarge the battery slots? I'm looking for a Dremel method. I found a few last week, but when I search for them I'm having no luck. So I have searched!
Any help would be great.
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Old 10-01-2007, 01:26 PM   #2
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I just use a file and keep filing at a 45 degree angle on both sides until the cell sits flat with the bottom of the chassis. I try to get the cells as low as possible so that it lowers the overall centre of gravity but not so low that the cells get ripped apart going along the track! Make sure you superglue all the edges once you're happy with the position of the cells within the slots. Cheers, Chris.
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I've bought a Xray T2 '007. What recommended methods are you guys using to enlarge the battery slots? I'm looking for a Dremel method. I found a few last week, but when I search for them I'm having no luck. So I have searched!
Any help would be great.
A file is your best bet. I use the DuraGrit carbide combo sander. I originally bought it for tire truing but found it the best tool I have ever used for battery slot. And it only takes a few swipes to do the job.
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Old 10-01-2007, 08:32 PM   #4
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Rob, what grit did you buy? Also, where did you purchase yours?
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On the EU i simply used plumbers sand cloth and pulled it through the slots back and forth to take off the sharp edges
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Old 10-02-2007, 05:04 AM   #7
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I also sand a a 45-degree angle to do the battery slots. A dremel works, but you need to be more careful with it.
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