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RC Glossary


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Battery Slots --

A series of thin rectangles cut into the chassis of an electric model. The batteries sit inside these slots so that the batteries are flush with the underside of the chassis. This lowers the CG of the model. Along with a battery brace, battery slots also keep the batteries from shifting forward, backward, or side to side. It is a common practice to file (bevel) the edges of the battery slots to lower the batteries even further and to reduce rubbing on the battery casings. Battery slots are designed to be used with hand built battery packs (not stick or shotgun packs).
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