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Old 10-11-2008, 06:35 AM   #1
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To tape nimh or lipo batteries to the chassis, is there any other kind of tape that can be used to replace the expensive RC battery tapes??

The reason I ask is because those RC battery tapes are kinda expensive for their purpose so I was wondering is there any other kinda of tape that can be used for the same purpose but cost less money...
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Old 10-11-2008, 06:42 AM   #2
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half inch wide electrician's insulation tape. just use a few layers and you'll be fine. get it from any hardware shop or whatever.
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To tape nimh or lipo batteries to the chassis, is there any other kind of tape that can be used to replace the expensive RC battery tapes??

The reason I ask is because those RC battery tapes are kinda expensive for their purpose so I was wondering is there any other kinda of tape that can be used for the same purpose but cost less money...
Go to a hardware store and buy some strapping tape for around $3.00 a roll. That's all "battery tape" is. Don't be fooled into paying $10 for RC battery tape. Our track owner sells large rolls of black strapping tape for $2.50 I think. So there are cheaper alternatives to RC brand tapes.
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Old 10-11-2008, 08:31 AM   #4
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Go velcro. Easy battery change out, and no need to keep buying tape. I'm sure you could find some at any fabric or craft store.
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