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It’s Not Dead ‘Till We Say It’s Dead

We can rebuild him.

Hackforge is, appropriately, a place where things are hacked. This UPS battery is old enough that it wasn’t holding a charge. Most people would just replace it — but what’s the fun in that?

Our member Dez took up the challenge, prying open the lid on each cell and refilling the battery with distilled water. This is a picture of the battery on the bench being charged with Dez’s variac. So far, it seems to be working!


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