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Oldest cells?

I bought ten of these 4000mAh NiCd cells in 1984. Some of them still work. Here's one that is still in use - its internal resistance is a lot higher now so it'll only give 12amps or so when shorted these days -used to be about 50. It gives me about 4,200 measured mAh even 25 years on. The magnet thing it is hanging from is very handy for charging stuff. I own quite a few of them.

 

I think Photobucket is having a bad day. The image show hideous artefacts and wasn't nearly that bad originally - wonder if they've archived it and have dredged up a thumbnail. It took an inordinately long time to display.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

Edited by: Don on 02/01/2010 - 14:41
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It looks as if the pic was smaller and resized to fit the screen......kind of blurry.

With Darkness, there will always be Light.

 

 

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Photobucket’s been having a bad decade. It’s such a terrible host, now.

I noticed the following site was hosting some fairly large images for some other users here.

https://freeimage.host/

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LoL Robin Dobbie, you did the oldest thread necromancy I've ever seen. 10.5+ years! 

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Robin Dobbie wrote:
Photobucket’s been having a bad decade. It’s such a terrible host, now.

I noticed the following site was hosting some fairly large images for some other users here.

https://freeimage.host/



Seriously, check the date of the posts.

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Intending to do some electroplating, got these babies near Ctesiphon around 200BC for a camel rug and a cat. Carthage was sacked and I lost nearly everything, so I never got to that electroplating. But they still hold charge, 1.1V.

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I have two Sanyo 18650s (2300 mAh) and I bought them ten years ago. They still charge just fine!

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nocturne wrote:
Intending to do some electroplating, got these babies near Ctesiphon around 200BC for a camel rug and a cat. Carthage was sacked and I lost nearly everything, so I never got to that electroplating. But they still hold charge, 1.1V.

ROFLMAOOL

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Oof, I did the thing that pisses me off so much when other people do it. Shite.

I think what happened is

  • it was late
  • I’m “special”
  • the forum software even allowed it to be necro’d
  • I’m so used to hitting the “last” button, I did it on the home page and went to the earliest posts ever.
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I have 13 years old A123 lifepo 26650 cells, still in my car flashlight working Smile About 85% capacity left.

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Robin Dobbie wrote:
Photobucket’s been having a bad decade. It’s such a terrible host, now.

I noticed the following site was hosting some fairly large images for some other users here.

https://freeimage.host/

i always just use imgur, easy and simple, has all the features i need, and you can literally copy and paste straight from a messenger without saving the pic to your computer