Disposing of Lipos

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Disposing of Lipos

Unread post by Planemad » Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:04 pm

Good Afternoon.

Does anyone in the Cape Town area know of where I can dispose of old lipos Please?

Thanks
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Re: Disposing of Lipos

Unread post by danie.e » Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:51 am

Cup of table salt in bucket of water, insert LiPo in the bucket and after 2 weeks take out of bucket, remove outer plastic for recycling, and chop up the innards for mixing with garden compost. . The innards when discharged are environmental friendly and can be safely returned to the ground.
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Re: Disposing of Lipos

Unread post by Planemad » Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:56 am

Thank you kindly Danie
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Re: Disposing of Lipos

Unread post by Petrovsky » Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:41 am

Planemad wrote:
Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:04 pm
Good Afternoon.

Does anyone in the Cape Town area know of where I can dispose of old lipos Please?

Thanks
I support what Danie says, and add: I puncture the completely discharged LiPo's plastic case in a few places before submerging the battery in a bucket of sea water; so that the salt water can reach the necessary places. If the battery is not completely discharged, in my experience, an angry bubbling bucket occurs... :D No harm done but it takes some time to become inert.
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Re: Disposing of Lipos

Unread post by Trevorn » Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:24 pm

I have seen recycling bins outside Woolworths for various types of batteries. Not sure if they are placed at all stores.
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Re: Disposing of Lipos

Unread post by Planemad » Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:24 pm

Thanks very much gentlemen. Will follow the good advice.

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Re: Disposing of Lipos

Unread post by WilliamB » Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:11 am

Send it to Nick Weskus, he destroys everthing using trees, rocks, his dog, bushes etc, he is an expert 🤣🤣🤣🤣
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Re: Disposing of Lipos

Unread post by nic weskus » Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:20 am

Ha ha.

William jou ou grapgat.
Ek het nogal gewonder wanneer een van julle pittige lede 'n eiertjie gaan lê...

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Disposing of Lipos

Unread post by Induna » Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:32 am

nic weskus wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:20 am
Ha ha.

Willian jou ou grapgat.
Ek het nogal gewonder wanneer een van julle pittige lede 'n eiertjie gaan lê...

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Haha Nic, dis die prys wat mens betaal as jy n “celebrity” is...

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Re: Disposing of Lipos

Unread post by nic weskus » Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:34 am

Planemad/Godfrey,

The best advice would be to advertise one of your cheap foamy aroplanes on Avcom.
You just add:
"a few batteries included'

Just ensure the buyer is from Gauteng...
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Re: Disposing of Lipos

Unread post by nic weskus » Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:37 am

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Haha Nic, dis die prys wat mens betaal as jy n “celebrity” is...
=D>
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Hey Jaques!

Ek's nie ál ou hier rond in die Weskus wat so 'n groot collection battery-connection leads sonder batterye het nie :lol:


Anyway,
Daar is 'n rumour hier rond dat sekere Port Owen-mense blykbaar ou lipos gebruik vir sinkers....
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Re: Disposing of Lipos

Unread post by Planemad » Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:45 am

Hi Nic.

Dankie vir die goeie advies. Stuur my geld via ewallet dan kan ek die batterye vir jou stuur vir sinkers dan voel jy nie meer so sleg nie.

Groete

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Re: Disposing of Lipos

Unread post by nic weskus » Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:00 am

:lol:
Godfrey,

Dis Port Owen/Laaiplek/Velddriwwer- ouens wat visvang met sulke 3 sel-sinkers.
Die 5000mah 6-selle gooi hulle die snoek mee dood.
12-selle word uitsluitlik gebruik om hul gepoachte weskuskrewe-sak onder op die bodem mee vas te anker. Totdat dit donker is :twisted:

Ongelukkig weet 'n paar van die talle grapgatte op Avcom dat mý batterye nié as ankers beplan was nié.
Mý batterye was almal basies nog besig om 'n aerie aan te dryf toe daar iets drasties verkeerd gegaan het terwyl mens oor die baai gevlieg het.
So as jy 'n battery (met 'n aeroplane wat nog ingeplug is) op die seebodem sien, was dit myne óf Steve s'n.

"Boom-batterye" lyk anders. Hul het nog stukkies aeroplane en velcro-strips aan hulle vas.

"Silo-batterye" is sulke oopgebarste plattes. Dis van daai gróót silo op die kaai tref met jou aerie. Hul het gewoonlik ook brandmerke op. En stukkies sement.

Hier aan die Weskus gebeur dit selde dat 'n battery "oud en moeg" raak.
Hul het gewoonlik 'n opwindende, maar kort lewe...
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Re: Disposing of Lipos

Unread post by Planemad » Mon Jul 27, 2020 4:41 pm

Bome was altyd vir my magnete, maar ek sien nou dat daar baie ander dinge ook is.

lekker vlieg.

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