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    Putting bms on now have been real busy and have not done much else.
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    Purchased this a few months back for 200 bucks no batteries, wanted something portable. Home Depot is clearing out their EGO tools up to 75% off, will not sell after this month, Lowes is selling now. I picked up a weed trimmer with a 2.5 battery 56 volt, a back pack blower 7.5 amp battery and a...
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    Getting ready to put the BMS on batteries and see they mount them at bottom top or middle, will be pulling power from middle of batteries. Any thoughts on this ? I went with the Leafmons from Batrium.
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    Purchased the bottom 5548 in 1999 for y2knew in box for 2000.00and has set on shelf. 2 years ago dealer in Arizona had mount and breakers mounted on eBay for sale, said was for display and demo in store, picked it up for 1050.00. Would like to find cover plate for the 1 to finish out.
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    Got my plastic box built for batteries, will keep dust moisture off them. Insulated wall behind and covered with concrete board, clean look.
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    http://batterytestcentre.com.au/reports/ Most probably know this link new battery report out, great info
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    Came across this link can check a Nissan leaf battery in 3 minutes for capacity, short read. https://www.blue-scientific.com/grading-used-nissan-leaf-electric-vehicle-batteries/
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    Patience Grasshoppers , I'm working on it, my little charger only goes so fast. I will have some numbers for u before long. No battery is discharging on it own , was checking voltage atcells every other day before I starting stacking them.
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    Free is nice on the 18650"s , brother has been getting some from apple stores, old laptops broken and some laptop batteries. Almostdried up everything new has pouch cells, has been getting some old modems that have 3 each in.
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    Finished up the stacking, put 2 more sets of rollers under the batteries to carry the load. Put the copper bars on the # 1 stack, had them within 1 tenth of volt each no heat in bars whatever as it averaged out.
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    Willam of New Zealand that is who I am building after, changing a few things, watched all his videos.
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    W orking on drilling holes in my flat bars, went with 1 inch by 1/8 for loads and 1/2 by 1/8 for balance. Will be using 4 otfor my power leads. Keeping all my bolts and screws organized with this holder.
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    Copper bars came in, getting them cut.
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    BMS came in today . Never gets old getting something cool in mail.
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