Re: Mixing different age batteries
I would, by all means use them if they are just sitting around. Time alone will kill a battery eventually.
Originally Posted by wxh3
But I would argue that the opposite of what you suggest is true. That is, the condition of ALL the batteries in a string will soon mimic the age of the OLDEST one.
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