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Old 09-30-2017, 09:04 AM
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Default Ammo can for LiPo's

What do you guys think about drilling a few holes in the top of our metal ammo cans for venting should a lipo decide to catch fire? Mine has a very secure seal and am afraid it would go off like a grenade.
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Old 09-30-2017, 09:19 AM
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I don't claim to be an expert.. However a member in my club...Who is a pretty smart guy... has often said you do need some venting on your storage box for that reason. So I think you are on the right track !
Old 09-30-2017, 01:05 PM
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I drilled a 3/8 hole under the latch so even if fire were to breach the hole the latch would help re-direct it.

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Old 10-02-2017, 07:55 PM
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Removing the rubber seal is a nice way to provide venting without taking out the drill.

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