Re: [EVDL] OT spot price of lead
Depends on which end of the rifle barrel you're located...
I'd rather have the lead in an EV.
Michael Mohlere wrote:
> I'll bite, what does "5.56 NATO" translate to in layman's terms....??
> On 10/7/07, Hunter Cook <[email protected]
>> You find a way to make that old dead cell into 5.56 NATO, and I think
>> you'll have a buyer at well above the spot price ;-)
R. Matt Milliron wrote:
>>> Just pulled my first bad battery.
>>> "It's dead Jim."
>>> It did not survive the two year enforced hibernation/wait for my car
>>> to get running. The replacement battery is now twice what I paid for
>>> the original. I checked the price for new lead just now. Spot is
>>> 1.65 American. That makes the lead in the 65 pound battery that is
>>> going to cost me $80, worth $99. At the rate metal prices are
>>> climbing it won't be long till lithium is cheaper than flooded.
>>> Other wise the other nine batteries are doing well and getting
>>> stronger every day. I am driving the car into town (6.6 miles total)
>>> every day to get them exercised.
>>> R. M. Milliron
>>> 1981 Jet Electrica
>>> This machine has been garaged for 17 years.
>>> I am upgrading it and getting it running. Tabitha,
>>> my daughter, named it, "Pikachu". It's yellow and black,
>>> electric and contains Japanese parts, so I went with it.
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