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Old 17th Dec 2018, 21:29
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Gertrude the Wombat
 
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Originally Posted by gemma10 View Post
"defective battery" my a55. Li-Po`s again no doubt. Had one semi-discharged spontaneously combust on my garage floor.
If you're carrying large amounts of energy around in a small volume you have to know how to handle it so that it doesn't all go up at once.

We've got vastly more experience of handling hydrocarbons safely than we do of batteries whose technology changes every other week, but we still get petrol fires and gas explosions from time to time.
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