SailNet Community - Reply to Topic
Thread: Dry-'Wet Cell' Batteries Reply to Thread
Title:
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
03-09-2012 07:51 AM
aa3jy
Re: Dry-'Wet Cell' Batteries

Well..I've been unsuccessful in my attempt to find lead acid batteries with out the acid already added. I've called Deka and I've called resellers..no luck. Why is this such an issue.. Batteries without added acid I would think would have an indefinite shelf life. They are so much lighter to handle and easier to transport...
03-01-2012 04:16 PM
hellosailor Don't know who sells them that way, but WalMart still sells the acid, so I expect they sell "unwetted" batteries to match. You might try calling your local battery distributor, or the actual manufacturers (i.e. Deka/East Penn, JCI) who would certainly know who they shipped to.

Shipping dry means only the acid has to ship by hazmat, so if there's no local "battery truck" making the rounds, that still makes sense. Also better if there's slow turnover of the inventory, since wet cells have to be sold, charged, installed inside of 30 days or they start degrading.
03-01-2012 08:25 AM
Maine Sail
Quote:
Originally Posted by aa3jy View Post
Who sells 'Wet Cell' Marine Batteries dry? Just want to buy the batteries without the acid already added..will add later..
I think you'll be hard pressed to find any shipped that way. Batteries used to ship that way but in a litigious society a bottle of acid and....well......
03-01-2012 07:55 AM
aa3jy
Dry-'Wet Cell' Batteries

Who sells 'Wet Cell' Marine Batteries dry? Just want to buy the batteries without the acid already added..will add later..

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome