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[TenTec] 9 volt batteries

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Subject: [TenTec] 9 volt batteries
From: prvalko@oakland.edu (Paul R. Valko)
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 1998 14:10:37 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 15 Apr 1998, Jim and Kate Belt confused the TenTec-L with
the Energizer-Bunny-L and wrote:

> I have two 9 volt batteries. Energizers. One is new and fresh. The other is
> old. Both register 9 volts on the VOM. No exterior markings. How do I
> determine that one is fresh and the other not?

Have Kate stand next to both batteries, the one that reaches out and
pinches her is the "fresh" one.   Arf... Arf... arf...

No seriously, lick the terminals!  If you "taste" (i.e. get a nice shock)
the battery is good.

73! =paul= W8KC
Collector of Ten*Tecs and other fine plastics


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