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any suggestions for a battery charger for size C batteries?

any suggestions for a battery charger for size C batteries?


Old 01-05-18, 09:53 AM
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any suggestions for a battery charger for size C batteries?

I go through a lot of them in my shop and those batteries get expensive. Any suggestions. I also wonder how many times a person can charge those batteries before they have to be thrown out?
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Old 01-05-18, 10:14 AM
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Are you talking about standard alkaline batteries or a chargeable type ?
Charging alkaline type batteries is risky and debatable.

Give us a little more information.
Also.... what type of devices are you using them in. Maybe an AC adapter or a conversion to AC operation would be helpful.
Old 01-05-18, 04:18 PM
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I use Eneloop AA batteries inside of a C size spacer/adapter. Granted, the capacity of a true C isn't there, but it doesn't matter except for frequent recharging. Which you'd have to do for your shop tools anyway.

Only use Panasonic Eneloop! The other crappy NiMH will drive you up the wall. I used to label all my damn batteries and track their age and self-discharge rate just so I had working junk. Since I've been using Eneloops it doesn't matter -- they always just work like they're supposed to. Even the ones 5+ years old.
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