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Thread: Few questions about Motors, Esc’s, HDPE

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    about the battery. I cannot see it being an issue if you got a charger Plus a lipo bag/metal box ( you shouldn't need it using a battery like that BUT EO may want it)
    I'd play it safe and assume that the same restrictions for Li-Po batteries apply to Li-Ion batteries as they are not specifically mentioned in the section which details the specific battery chemistries in which "no specific precautions" are noted. Then again, I follow the Li-Po rules for my Li-Fe batteries and they are listed. Best be safe than sorry.
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    Lipo rules apply to Li ion But due to them being in a drill battery I do not know if they still apply

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    Yes, I assumed they would but in the same context, just because they are in a hard shell doesn't mean they wouldn't apply, that shell will probably be plastic and offer no fire resistance.
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    Weapon will be a shrapnel style disk of ar500 between 2&3 kg ish.. diameter at 230mm one at 300. Depending on opponent.
    Last edited by MattLampitt; 16th October 2018 at 17:55.

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    redbrick 200a. side note what is the weapon?
    Isn’t that quite a big ESC considering it says 100amp on the motor specs?

    Weapon will be a shrapnel style disk of ar500 between 2&3 kg ish.. diameter at 230mm one at 300. Depending on opponent.

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    Is this your first bot? As spinners are Hella dangerous and Shrapnel is one of the baddest in the fw class

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    It will be the first competitive one that I will enter at an event.. I made a 4wd rambot last year and had it for a while but wanted to go the spinner route now there is more full combat events.

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    The standard powertool batteries are large and heavy compared to what they are capable of.

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