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Wow lipo Fire!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ryanmanchester, Apr 9, 2016.

  1. ryanmanchester

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    Just happened! VERY LUCKY INDEED



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  2. LuvMyTJ

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    Charge in a can man! :eek:
    Glad you were there to put it out.
     
  3. ryanmanchester

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    Honestly fireworks don't help when the other half puts fire fighters next to the lipo! Always keep them in a fire bag outside, defo treat with full on respect as of now, you hear the stories just never think it could be you.


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  4. Mark The Droner

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    Could we get more details? We're the Lipos puffy beforehand. Did you have any warning whatsoever? Thanks
     
  5. Lonewolf

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    In the video it shows the battery puffing right out of it's jacket. Wouldn't that be your 1st MAJOR clue to shut down the power & remove the battery outside immediately?
     
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    It is interesting to watch. How did you manage to get that lipo to overcharge and catch fire?
    In all my years with RC boat, car and plane, I never get the urge to video my battery charging

    Must be a slow day


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    Beats me why anyone would deliberately over-current a lipo. Just to make a video clip?!
     
  8. ryanmanchester

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    I did shut it down before that point but it was so volatile I didn't want to touch it


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  9. ryanmanchester

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    It wasn't over, years of messing with lipos, could happen to anyone


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  10. Lonewolf

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    Put a metal kitchen pot or pail over it.