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Old 06-01-2005, 02:51 PM   #1
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Sorry if i'm paranoid but what tape do pro racers use to strap down their batteries? Thanks.
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Old 06-01-2005, 02:57 PM   #2
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Fibre glass tape.

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Old 06-01-2005, 03:00 PM   #3
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i wanted to test out battery tape for one race so i asked one guy for some...it ripped and i lost my a-main. . Was suppose to use 2...i guess your not suppose to crash with tape.
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Im racing modified for the first time this sunday. decided to strap my batteries in with some 3M/Scotch fibre glass tape stuff. looks like normal sellotape with fibres running longways down it and its much stickier.
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Why would they rip so easy for me? Shouldn't they last a hit?...then again my slots weren't beveled yet.
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Why would they rip so easy for me? Shouldn't they last a hit?...then again my slots weren't beveled yet.
lol, theres your problem
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Xenon tape, never had the cells come out
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Old 06-01-2005, 05:33 PM   #8
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ive been using scotch straping tape since day one and never failed me. get the widest you can get. cut one strip and u can divide it by four. its only 3 bucks. F those 13 dollar "specially for RC" tape. u know why its so exepensive? because people buy them!
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Do you guys have a 3M part number for it? They make so many types of tape, it's hard to find on the site. Thanks.
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ive been using scotch straping tape since day one and never failed me. get the widest you can get. cut one strip and u can divide it by four. its only 3 bucks. F those 13 dollar "specially for RC" tape. u know why its so exepensive? because people buy them!

hmmm. like regular scotch tape?
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grr, i could help if i still had the packaging in my country it comes on a dispenser thingy, really handy stuff to have
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hmmm. like regular scotch tape?
scotch strapping tape.
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Do you guys have a 3M part number for it? They make so many types of tape, it's hard to find on the site. Thanks.
Its called Strapping Tape, you cant miss it, they only make one kind in different widths.
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i bought the 3m scotch strapping tape, seems strong too me. I'm gonna test it out when i race tomorrow. How many runs can the tape be used, before getting cutting up a new one?
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i bought the 3m scotch strapping tape, seems strong too me. I'm gonna test it out when i race tomorrow. How many runs can the tape be used, before getting cutting up a new one?
make sure u bevel the edges first. because any stapping take will tear if u have sharp edges
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