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  • Bring Dead Ni-Cad Batteries Back To Life

    I have a bad habit of letting battery's set around unattended and very often when I place individual batteries into a charging unit it will reject them due to the fact that they are super dead. Here is the hint! I have a glass top electric stove in my kitchen.1. Turn a burner on high heat for about a minute.2. Reduce heat to medium.3. Roll the battery back and forth across the burner, Do Not let the battery set in one position over the burner, keep rolling the battery back and forth over the burner until it is very warm to the touch, Not Burn Your Self Hot! Just very warm. This will excite the electrons in the battery enough that the charger will recognize positive from negative and most of the time they will charge and operate normally.4. The best practice is to Always keep them charg...see more »I have a bad habit of letting battery's set around unattended and very often when I place individual batteries into a charging unit it will reject them due to the fact that they are super dead. Here is the hint! I have a glass top electric stove in my kitchen.1. Turn a burner on high heat for about a minute.2. Reduce heat to medium.3. Roll the battery back and forth across the burner, Do Not let the battery set in one position over the burner, keep rolling the battery back and forth over the burner until it is very warm to the touch, Not Burn Your Self Hot! Just very warm. This will excite the electrons in the battery enough that the charger will recognize positive from negative and most of the time they will charge and operate normally.4. The best practice is to Always keep them charged however if your like me, we forget.5. WARNING DON'T BE A DUMMY! IF YOU GET THE BATTERY TO HOT, THEY WILL BLOW THE FREAK UP!!!!

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