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Old 04-30-2003, 10:01 PM   #1
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Default Storing away NiCd's for a long time..

Whats the best thing to do to store away NiCd's over a long period of no use (1-2 years)?

I have 4 x Sanyo 2400s, I have discharged them , but have done nothing else.

Any hints on what to do to store these batteries away for a long time?
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Old 05-01-2003, 12:33 AM   #2
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i dont think they will be good after 1 or 2 yrs... toss them or sell them...
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Old 05-01-2003, 03:21 AM   #3
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can help ya much but i did the same thing after two years the packs still get ok figs but are no way nere as good as smh cells
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it would be better to sell them unless you want to keep them for practice packs. if you keep them try to cycle them once a month and they will keep better
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I agree with the other ppl, if you dont plan on using for more than a year just sell them.

Otherwise, the best way to store Nicds is to dead short them.
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if they arent good racing packs, i wouldnt bother...
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one pereson told me to put it in the refrigerator... i dont know if it works. it slows down the discharging rate. i dont know if they will be as good as first. its works for about 3 months. but if your going to use them after 2 years then before you use them let them sit for about 3 days so they warm up to room temp. i did some research i found this site. thats what they said.

i never tried it. i dont think it can hurt your battery. again i dont think........

you can give them to me i'll have them
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Toss them away. Or i will take them off your hands for you.
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no dont toss them just give them to me
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Old 05-01-2003, 09:31 PM   #10
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You'd pay more for the shipping from Australia then it would cost you to go out and buy some 2400's.
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just use tehm as practise packs.
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I still use some sanyo 2000s that have really good punch. I always use them though so they stay in really good shape.
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Yeah i love 2000's. I have a few packs and love the punch wih them.
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someone gave me a 2000 and yea it has an awesome punch...matches up to 3300 punch wise
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Yeah, the 2000s have awesome punch. Mine are actually pushing 2500mah on my pulsar! You can charge them at a really high amperage and they don't get hot. I love them in stock, but I would save my 3300 for my mod racing.
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