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9 Volt Battery Hack!

Discussion in 'General Survival and Preparedness' started by melbo, Jan 9, 2007.

  1. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Check out this Video
    Remember, 9 Vs are everywhere and are likely to be the last left on the shelves... Not to mention in the smoke detectors. ;)

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    9 Volt Battery Hack! You'll Be Suprised... - video powered by Metacafe
  2. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    Handy little piece of info there, thanks Melbo.

    I would have never tried to pry one apart for fear of some godawful battery meltdown/explosion that my parents warned me about as a child. :)
  3. kckndrgn

    kckndrgn Moderator Moderator Founding Member

    Dang, I'll have to remember to watch it tonight when I get home. Dang "smartfilter" has metacafe blocked due to pornography.

  4. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

  5. Bogie

    Bogie Monkey+++

    Yep they are 4A (AAAA) size but not all 9V's are made in this configuration.
  6. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    We used to do that to fit a 9v bat in the handpiece of the old style 500 telephone( don't ask why I'd be stuffing a 9v battery into a government telephone)...just stretch the linked cells out( leav 'em connected) becaust he original 9vstyle wouldn't fit the hole handset.
  7. kckndrgn

    kckndrgn Moderator Moderator Founding Member


  8. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

  9. snowbyrd

    snowbyrd Latet anguis in herba

    C cells and cell phones

    took 4 c cells taped them + to - and used a jumper wire to hook into the cell phone. Used the wire that went to the AC recharger. He ain't got grid or a Genny. Plug it into the phone, hold the wires on the batt and away it went, worked just fine, Maybe just luck on the polarity, not sure there.[dunno] snowbyrd
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