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Old 12-04-2013, 08:41 PM   #15
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Ah, the batteries in the smoke detectors!

Time to change them again . . . lost count when I got to the 9v's

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Old 12-04-2013, 10:18 PM   #16
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I won' t count smoke detectors, flashlights, key fobs, alarm, remotes

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Not to bad, crap, that is a lot of batteries. This is a bad thread for me!

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Old 12-04-2013, 10:25 PM   #17
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Wow I think the 16 house batteries takes the prize!
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Funny now that I think about it Thanks For the post!
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Old 12-05-2013, 02:35 AM   #18
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Old 12-05-2013, 05:02 AM   #19
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16 - now ya want to talk about pneumatic tires?
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Old 12-05-2013, 06:01 AM   #20
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MH-3 car=1 truck-1 atv=1 tractor=1 lawn mower=1 total= 8
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Old 12-05-2013, 06:13 AM   #21
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7...and it looks like I'm getting off easy......and I did replace the two in the pickup this year.....
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Old 12-05-2013, 08:54 AM   #22
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Replaced 5th wheel batteries with 4 LFPs (4 LFP batteries in series) which are themselves in series to provide 9.7 kW-hours at 54 V (nominal). These weigh a total of 160#. It would require about 800# of PbS to provide the same amount of usable power which would overload our tongue weight).Plan to drive the Trans-Labrador this summer (Happy Valley to Cartwright to Blanc Sablon for ferry to Newfoundland) . We shall see how well they work after 1000 km of gravel road.
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Old 12-05-2013, 09:12 AM   #23
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and of course lots of others for camcorder, camera, phones, remotes, etc

I think I got off easy .... 16 house batteries? wow just wow
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Old 12-05-2013, 10:23 AM   #24
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OMG 16 house batteries are you kidding me, no wonder that thing's got a tag axle ......I'd hate to wire up those puppies

Lets see, mine would be:

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Old 12-05-2013, 11:23 AM   #25
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MH: 4 six volt and 2 twelve volt.

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