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    scariest thing

    about 10 minutes ago my lipo battery pack exploded in my room while i was practicing my trombone and burnt a hole in my carpet and burned me a little it scared me to death! it wasnt even on the charger aslo it exploded while i was holding it
    Last edited by TRXREVOrusty; 10-13-2007 at 07:21 PM.
    65mph n rusty 13 more mph to go :)

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    WOW!!!!! YOu're ok?!!?!?!?!? Geeze! did it get to low on voltage per cell??
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    WOW!!!! It wasn't even being charged?!?!?!?!?! Are you O.K.?
    "I told you a million times not to exaggerate!"

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    Ouch, that's no good! Glad your not hurt too bad.
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    Wow.... Lipo Explode eh?

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    it could be worse, someone left one in there rustly vxl and it messed it up.
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    who made the battery pack? its likely covered under warranty. At least you happened to be there before your whole house burnt down. Sorry to hear about your injuries
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    Quote Originally Posted by TRXREVOrusty
    i was practicing my trombone and it exploded while i was holding it
    All quotes aside, why were you holding your lipo when you were practicing your trombone. You weren't trying to recreate that mythbusters episode with the exploding trombone I hope, they clearly say not to try this at home.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cuda_tmaxx
    All quotes aside, why were you holding your lipo when you were practicing your trombone. You weren't trying to recreate that mythbusters episode with the exploding trombone I hope, they clearly say not to try this at home.
    i have to agree.. thats like saying (my revo stoped running while i was tring to tune it in the shower).jk glad you survied..
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    That's the reason I keep my stuff in the shed.The only problem about that is,if someething blows up in the the shed and it catches on fire,the shelter next to it has a front-end-loader,propane tanks,oil and other stuff.After that,our big propane tank[for heating willl explode and the house will be in trouble.

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    nah i went to c why it was inflated while holding my trombone
    65mph n rusty 13 more mph to go :)

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    Oh man is the bone OK!? Er I mean are you OK? Lol, but seriously im glad your OK. Now if you played French Horn (the best) I would be freakn' out, the world needs more Horns! Jk people are more important than musical instruments, even more than Bach Stradivarius Brass. Dude, thats why I don't wana go Lipo, I would like by a underground Nuke proof shelter if I was gonna go Lipo.
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    OMG! thats almosed putting me of lipo!!! how long did u have it before it went BOOM?

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    Like someone asked before me, what brand made that LiPo?
    "I told you a million times not to exaggerate!"

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    like a day and only charged it once and i did it right
    65mph n rusty 13 more mph to go :)

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    I keep hearing bad things about LiPos being hard to maintain...I was thinking about getting a 1/18th 4wd electric monster truck and converting it to LiPo, not for speed, but for longer times between charging....figured, 15minutes at 30mph in my bedroom/house isn't going to be as good as 30minutes at 20mph...

    But...seeing as LiPo's double as explosives, the LiPo conversion might have to wait till they are more stable....plus I'm poor after putting the 3.3 in my rustler along with all the aluminum :/

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    I wouldn't say that Lipos are dangerous. I have been using them for over a year and not had a single problem. The key it to make sure you get a good balancer. But it soulds like yours was defective from the manufacurer. Glad you are ok, but I hope this doesn't turn people off of lipo packs.
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