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Re: Cheap Tesla battery modules now available

Originally Posted by SloopJonB View Post
With all the stories of lithium battery fires over the past months, I am not in a hurry to put them on my boat. You can jump out of a burning car or away from a flaming laptop but on a boat?

I'll wait a while longer before trying them in a critical situation thanks.
Statistically, you are 5 times less likely to be in a fire in a Tesla than in a gasoline powered car. Their battery packs are designed to take a LOT of punishment.
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