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Old 11-25-2003, 08:28 PM   #1
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Freezing your batteries?ha...

I read on a earlyer post that if you charge yopu batteries the pu them in the freezer they hold there charge better then if they stay at room temp. that seems very odd to me. Does anyone know more about that?
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Old 11-25-2003, 08:32 PM   #2
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This is a bad idea extreme cold temperatures will harm your cells. A battery has chemicals in them that dont like to be frozen. I heard of this trick back in the 80's. LOL Yea Im that old.
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Old 11-25-2003, 08:33 PM   #3
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YEAH I HEARD ABOUT THAT....... IT'S THE X-RACERS--- TURNED CRACK ADDICTS THAT LIVE OUT IN QUEENS..... A.K.A. POOKY FROM NEW JACK CITY
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Old 11-25-2003, 08:48 PM   #5
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LOL i guess that settles that.
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Old 11-25-2003, 08:55 PM   #6
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they used to do that to old yellow SCE cells so they could get more charge
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Gee. I thought I was the only really old guy on here.

ok how about the jero-bee/JoMac 1/12th scale cars?????? I frist got into this as I was milling out the pods for a 540 motor instead of a .049 cox gaser.

we froze the CE's and the red 1400's............. worked well but it killed runtime.


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Gee. I thought I was the only really old guy on here.

nope there is a few of us old farts still out there.
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SpeediePHATT:

Gee. I thought I was the only really old guy on here.

ok how about the jero-bee/JoMac 1/12th scale cars?????? I frist got into this as I was milling out the pods for a 540 motor instead of a .049 cox gaser.

we froze the CE's and the red 1400's............. worked well but it killed runtime.


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I had a JOMAC 1/12 scale solid molded chassis back in the day.. I wonder if its the one your talking about.. live rear end..
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Ya can tell who the ol farts are . We dont put the year we were born on our profile's
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at 33 and started racing in 1985 does that count as an old fart.
yea we would charge the batteries at the track in a cooler to get more charge in them because they ran longer and more consistant power didnt taper off towrds the end of the run it only worked on the scr 1500 and 1700's but we were also charging the batteries at 8 to 14 amps to get voltage (punch) out of them charginging them cold was in turn to keep the heat shrink from melting off.
they didnt live long like that
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