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Old 10-09-2019, 09:47 AM
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Default Gorilla tape softcase lipo for bashing. Leave open rear for vent OK ?

Hello

i have alot softpacks
if i want reinforce them.
Can i put gorilla tape round them softly ( not tight )
And leave the rear end open for venting is enough maybe ?

I was thinking about protect them extra in front and sides , if i crash in bushes with hard sticks or so that maybe can penetrate the softbodies too easy if they got under the body shell also in fast crashes

Let the whole rear end vent is more than hardcases can do i think also ?

Many of my favorite big lipos like 7000mah that are good and cheap is softcases

so gorilla tape some `? is this ok?
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I use electrical tape or gorilla tape on more then a few batteries.
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Old 10-09-2019, 12:13 PM
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I use electrical tape or gorilla tape on more then a few batteries.
OKEY

is this dangerous or okey ?
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OKEY

is this dangerous or okey ?
Never thought about it. Some of mine have been taped for 5-6 years.
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Old 10-10-2019, 02:55 AM
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OK

sounds like no problems them

I will try two layers gorilla tape, i leave the rear end open for venting
And not tape too tight is important also i think.

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this maybe is the best way

also see the specs of the different packs still easy ?

1m Transparent Lipo Battery Casing PVC Heatshrinkable Tube Model Accessories Battery Case

https://www.banggood.com/1m-Transpar...r_warehouse=CN

cheap, different sizes, free shipping




You must be carefull when heat them, i will do it outside.very carefully

i will be back whit more info about this , need try first couple weeks
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I probably wouldn't want to add any extra wrap around the packs, this may restrict the flow of air and trap heat in the pack as it discharges.

I have used velcro straps for many years with soft lipo packs without any issues, though I have found the TEKNO style battery tray to work the best for me, with an extra vertical strap that runs lengthwise to prevent a pack from sliding out of the tray. I have used TEKNO straps on other brands of cars too, simply used a dremel to cut a couple notches at each end of the tray to fit the new vertical strap in place.
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I've reinforced soft packs with tape no problems.
Most tape has some stretch so wrapping all around (not too tight) is fine in my experience.
I also put some tape on new packs just around the base where they contact the battery tray, to prevent damage to the original soft case heatshrink.
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