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Author Topic: The battery,,The story,  (Read 1499 times)
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« on: August 20, 2014, 09:15:07 PM »

Here is a battery that tells its own story,
                             It was put on an automatic charge,which kicked in every so often when the batts voltage would drop. The owners would leave his golf cart for 10 months of the year.
     There was a spare wire that was supposed to be connected to the negative when he returned to work out foreign,this time he found that he had connected it to the positive and went.
   When he came home this summer,he discovered that his cart would not go,batteries dead and one had blown the top of itself off..Luckily there was no fire .
   So I was asked if I could raise a battery,, Grin..In these circumstances,it is good to remain positive but 8 volt batteries are like hens teeth around this part of the world and they are rather expensive.
   So a new bank was ordered and fitted and the cart sleep till he returns again. But it took some power and heat to cut the lead straps like that and blow the top off that battery.
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« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2014, 09:44:14 PM »




    Our dongle is playing up and the signal is coming and going..errrrrrragggghhhh  got it.
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« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2014, 10:08:17 PM »

What was the “spare wire” which was connected wrong? Battery remote sense?
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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2014, 10:32:01 PM »

Yup,,
       Painful to the pocket.
 The full pack of 6 had to be replaced + the charger.
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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2014, 08:52:32 PM »

So effectively he had made a delayed IED !

Once the automatic charger connected -  sh*tfan
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