Battery Restoration, Improvised Insulation, and Switchel: Hints From C.D. Prewitt

A grab bag of ideas and recommendations on battery restoration, improvised insulation from materials readily at hand, drinking switchel, and using D.C. power.

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With proper care, you can make your batteries last longer and even revive them for a short time.
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