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Old May 20, 2003, 12:29 PM
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Originally posted by defranci
Thanks for posting your experience. The picture is a real eye opener. I have been using a pyrex dish in the middle of my garage (concrete) floor and had wondered if that was overkill. Now I Know that it isn't
Only thing I would add to this is that the pack needs to be "contained" somehow. I would suggest a lid on the dish or something similar.

The pack actually accellerated itself (I can only visualize a rocket-like reaction) and launched off of the charging bench. I did not see the disaster in motion so this is just a guess.

Again, I have no intention of changing battery types. I have several Li packs and really like their performance when it is controlled (well, as 'controlled' as RC planes get anyway).
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