6 volt battery

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spivey
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6 volt battery

Post #1 by spivey » Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:06 am

Does anyone have a junk 6 volt battery they want to sell. It doesn't need to hold a charge, I just need the case. Sorry if this question has already been asked. I've been looking through the posts and haven't seen one.



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Re: 6 volt battery

Post #2 by George Greer » Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:24 pm

If you find one.....or two..

I need one too.

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Re: 6 volt battery

Post #3 by FlatHeadSix » Wed Jan 26, 2011 7:37 pm

oops, sorry George, yours is still sitting behind my shop, I turned it upside down to let all the acid drain out of it and completely forgot about it. I'll try to get it to ya this week.

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Re: 6 volt battery

Post #4 by rd.king » Thu Jan 27, 2011 3:10 am

And yet another person is planning on hollowing out a battery shell
and use a sealed emergency lighting battery instead.
I did that 3 years ago and the same $30 battery is still going strong. :D

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Re: 6 volt battery

Post #5 by Cotten » Thu Jan 27, 2011 4:16 am

I found a -54 OEM Richardson battery in an alley a few blocks from home, about four years or so ago.

Geoff Erdos has copied it, and produced exact cases to house modern batteries.
Sorry I haven't a link or email,

....Cotten
PS: Now I have no need to cut up the real thing. Someday, somebody may specialize in re-lead-ing them, and that would truly be a restored historical artifact to be proud of. Not that it is not a dumpster trophy as it is..
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George Greer
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Re: 6 volt battery

Post #6 by George Greer » Thu Jan 27, 2011 4:41 am

rd.king wrote:And yet another person is planning on hollowing out a battery shell
and use a sealed emergency lighting battery instead.
I did that 3 years ago and the same $30 battery is still going strong. :D


Yep... My Panasonic Emergency Lighting battery has lasted, and that is several winters in a unheated shed..... always has a good strong charge in it.

I just don't like the looks.

George


Mike.........THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: 6 volt battery

Post #7 by ozwick86 » Fri Jan 28, 2011 3:44 pm

Geoff's email,

Geoff <bergogi@gmail.com>

Here is the price I was quoted last year.

Prices are as follows.
Complete set up (shell with 6v 18ah battery inside) $200.00
Just the empty battery box $170.00
Shipping is USPS priority flat rate box. 10.70


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