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Old 11-30-2011, 08:10 AM   #1
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Default Storing a foamy for the winter?

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It's time to store my trusty foamy for the winter. Since my wife don't want the plane inside the house to ruin her decoration, I only have storage space that does not have heating. Is it ok to store the plane with esc, BL-motor, servos and receiver still inside the plane or should I rip them off? Temperatures can reach as low as - 22 Fahrenheit / -30 Celsius

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I don't think the cold is as hard on the planes as moisture, or heat. For example, it got pretty warm in my garage over the summer, a PZ Radian had it's tail hanging out over the shelf. The heat cause the tail to droop. I now have an L shaped Radian Fuse.
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Agree. The cold shouldn't do anything to those parts, but don't store the batteries in that cold of a storage place.
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Agreed with the above. So long as the space is dry, you should be just fine.

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...Since my wife don't want the plane inside the house to ruin her decoration...
Sounds like a dedicated hobby room is in order.
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