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    cooling my battery

    if my bettery starts to get warm, can i put it in the freezer for a few minutes? or will it blow up?

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    no, it is warm from a chemical reaction within the battery, it might not blow up but it will definitley damage the battery and may be dangerous.

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    your probably better off putting it on a window ledge for a cool breeze than trying to force it cold.
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    what about a refridgerator?

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    Quote Originally Posted by specialone70
    if my bettery starts to get warm, can i put it in the freezer for a few minutes? or will it blow up?
    Gets warm from what? Charging or running? Why do you want to put it in the freezer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 73Rusty
    Gets warm from what? Charging or running? Why do you want to put it in the freezer?
    um...the battery heats up from both...an i want to put it in the freezer to cool it down so it doesnt get damaged...

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    Does it get warm or HOT? Warm is fine, and won't hurt the battery

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    I might be wrong, but, as long as it does'nt get above 125F it will be fine.

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    My charger stops charging when a nimh get to 116f. So As long as it not that hot it should be fine. Just let it air cool.
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    Don't put it in the freezer.. just use a small computer or any fan when charging and after running the pack in the truck.. i do this and my packs never go over 88 or so degrees when charging at 8 amps.

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    Don't put them in the refrigerator, either. Heck, I don't even cool mine with a fan. I just let them do their thing. So long as they don't get over 120F while charging or 140F after a run, you should be fine.
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