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Old 01-08-2007, 03:09 PM
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Default What to do with bateris for the winter

I need to put some planes up for the winter and just wanting to know what others do with the batteries
Old 01-08-2007, 03:16 PM
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Default RE: What to do with bateris for the winter

I have mine set to charge about 1hr per day on a 12 outlet powerstrip hooked to a timer. Keeps everything ready for use.
Old 01-08-2007, 04:26 PM
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I keep mine charged so when i need them (either setting up a new plane or going to flying) there ready

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Old 01-08-2007, 05:21 PM
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Default RE: What to do with bateris for the winter

I do nothing. never had an issue
Old 01-08-2007, 06:00 PM
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Default RE: What to do with bateris for the winter

I drain all of my batteries . . . seems to presurve there Mah
Never had any issues.



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Old 01-08-2007, 08:47 PM
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Default RE: What to do with bateris for the winter

Pretty much covers the board on answers huh?

What to do with your batteries in winter? Keep em charged, and keep flying. Makes you look better in the springtime when everyone else has been flyin the sofa all winter..... Greg
Old 01-09-2007, 11:32 AM
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Default RE: What to do with bateris for the winter

Red recommends to place batteries into the refrigerator for long term storage.
Old 01-09-2007, 03:04 PM
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Default RE: What to do with bateris for the winter

Obviously everybody has there preference and truly nobody is wrong because of different needs…. Such as those that just might get a chance to fly. However you and I in Michigan, that possibility is just about nil for a couple more months at best.

Take a few minutes and read thru Red’s web site to come up with your own conclusions. Not only does our resident battery guru suggest how batteries should be stored for long term but why.

http://www.rcbatteryclinic.com

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