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refurbed optimas

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by Man Jerk, Jan 29, 2004.

  1. Man Jerk

    Man Jerk

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    Does anyone have any experience with factory refurbished optima red tops? There are some on ebay for like $39.95 + ship.
     
  2. Pinion

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    Link?

    I want one.
     
  3. Pinion

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    Generally, a reman. unit is under better quality control than one that had left the company once. They are retested and checked for a second time, and the defective part is usually tested by itself before going into the unit.

    (I work in quality engineering.)

    I usually prefer to purchase a reman. than something new. Especially something like this that doesnt have any moving parts.
     
  4. Poser

    Poser Oh...Durka Durka Durka. s-Moderator Supporting Vendor

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    How do you refurb a battery....
     
  5. Landpimp

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    add water......... :doh: its sealed :slap:

    I got no freakin clue....

    [quote author=Poser link=board=1;threadid=10774;start=msg96801#msg96801 date=1075413457]
    How do you refurb a battery....
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  6. Romer

    Romer fatherofdaughterofromer Moderator

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    Dosen't a battery usually fail because a single cell failure. I assume the dismantel and clean the metal elements and try and recycle the acids. Don't know if they do this only in what has failed or tear the whole thing down.
     
  7. Poser

    Poser Oh...Durka Durka Durka. s-Moderator Supporting Vendor

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    None for me thanks.
     
  8. crucible

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    While the price on Ebay may be a good deal, better check those delivery charges (you didn't forget those did you?)

    For me, it was $43.79! for the slowest method. Not the best deal when delivery is more than the damn battery. If your in Arizona and you can pick it up however....

    Cruc