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    • We do have powerful new Nickel Metal Hydride battery packs as well as Lead-Acid (gel type) batteries from earlier years.

    Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH)                                                                                           Lead-Gel

    14.4 V / 2700 mAh                                                                                                12 V / 1200 mAh

    • The NiMH pack is extremely powerful and can deliver currents of 40 Amps and more. If shorted, they will explode.
    • The Lead-Gel block battery can deliver currents of more than 20 Amps, which is still plenty to do all kinds of damage


    • NiMH batteries are now equipped with 10 A fuses:

    • Blown fuse  vs.  new fuse: