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Apr 21, 2007, 05:47 PM
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What are you guy`s using to pack your lipos?

I am wondering what guy`s are using to transport there Lipo Batteries to and from the Field. Is there a company out there making anything?

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Apr 21, 2007, 08:51 PM
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Here is one suggestion -Lipo Sack.

Apr 21, 2007, 10:33 PM
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Originally Posted by ebill3
Here is one suggestion -Lipo Sack.

I like those too.

Apr 21, 2007, 10:44 PM
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I use the small aluminum case that comes with a trex.

Apr 22, 2007, 12:14 AM
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I bought a soft "bag" type tackle box from Wal-mart, that is what I am carrying mine in..

Apr 22, 2007, 07:38 AM
turn, turn, turn.
I use a hand held, briefcase type, fireproof safe that HomeDepot sells.
30 bucks.
Apr 22, 2007, 07:59 AM
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LiPo Sack
Apr 22, 2007, 08:43 AM
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Good one Mark like that !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! slowdragon
Brinks box cheap at Wally World!!!!!!
I use that lipo-sack thing to?
Apr 22, 2007, 10:01 AM
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For 3S1P 2100 and smaller, I use a regular tackle box that has the all the "stuff" needed for foamie planes, I just put them on a towel above all the other items in the box. With 4S1P and above packs, I take them in my storage tool box or fire safe, since I can't fit them into the smaller tackle box.. I store them in the "Sentry" fire proof safes.

Apr 22, 2007, 01:32 PM
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i just use a plastic shoe box kept cool in the shade of the car
Apr 22, 2007, 04:56 PM
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Reason I ask is i was looking at my Align heli Case and the foam thats in it and the cut outs for batts. I then thought of all the Airplane guy`s and wonderd what we were all using. The Align case gives great Protection for the Lipo Batt in Two ways First off they are pretty hard to damage incased in a case and FoamNumber 2 you do not have to worry about the leads shorting together.

Apr 22, 2007, 05:01 PM
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here is my first prototype
I was not able to use EPP type foam on this one but they are still Held in securly

And of course a damage Lipo would not go back in with the others

Apr 22, 2007, 05:09 PM
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I use the same method, except instead of foam, I use ceiling tile with the red "fire' caulk spread over the c-tile to stop it from breaking off small peices.

The c-tile by itself provides a 1 hour fire rating, the caulk expands when in contact with heat. I am not sure if it would help in case of a pack going off though.

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Apr 22, 2007, 07:27 PM
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Good ideas overall! The Liposack idea sounds great, too! And good job with some of the custom-made cases!

What about keeping them in the car during the summer? I've often thought about going flying during my lunch break when it's nice out there this summer, but I was wondering whether they would get too hot and do that thing they can end up doing...

I do park in the shade in a parking deck, but hey, this is Alabama, and it gets hot around here!
Apr 22, 2007, 08:56 PM
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well, put it in an insulated cooler

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