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Old 03-11-2008, 06:26 PM   #1
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Default Can you bring gp3300's back from the dead?

Is it possible? Long story short, I've inherited about 20 6-cell packs of gp3300's. They're probably about 4-5 years old. And I don't know the last time they've been cycled. Do you guys think it would be worth it? Is it possible to get any run time or voltage out of these packs?
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Start cycling them gently and see what happens. They might end up not too bad for what they are. Whether their good enough to run will depend on your level and/or expectations.

If you get some keepers, you could pass a few out to your local new guys who are still trying to run a race day on two stick packs.

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One problem is they false peak within 30 seconds.
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set you're charger with no cutoff or one that is very high.
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One problem is they false peak within 30 seconds.
Do you or someone you know have a Spintec or Dynapulse battery manager? If so, run each pack on that first before you charge it and they may come back to life.
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