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madland
12-08-2011, 9:51 AM
I was doing some Christmas shopping for brother-in-laws yesterday at Home Depot and saw they have a 60pk of Rayovac batteries for $10!! 30 are AA and 30 are AAA each in their own small case and then banded together as one small package. They have a 7yr shelf life and advertise they are as good as Duracell. Great for all the toys the kids have or might be getting in a few weeks. For the price you can't beat it to stock up for emergencies or for your disaster kit to sit in and hopefully never get used. My .02

223556
12-08-2011, 9:53 AM
AWESOME! Thanks for sharing! Putting on my To Do list for todays shopping list :)

problemchild
12-08-2011, 11:28 AM
Costco had some jumbo packs of batteries including eneloops. I did not see the prices but Im sure they are decent.

thenodnarb
12-08-2011, 11:30 AM
I've had many problems with non-rechargeable batteries. I've bought many brand new and they were dead out of the box. The "expiration" date was 4-5 years away, yet they were dead. I don't buy batteries that aren't rechargeable anymore. too much risk IMO.I buy rechargeable only, and keep them in use.
Some batteries self discharge like 1% per DAY. If I were to buy non-rechargeables it would be lithium. They have a very low self discharge rate.

Shellshocker66
12-08-2011, 11:40 AM
Yeah I got in on the Lowes special when they had the 30pack for $4. on black Friday. Was just in home depot this morning and noticed the sale on the Rayovac for $9.99 which are fairly decent for standard batteries.

dctex99
12-08-2011, 12:01 PM
I've had many problems with non-rechargeable batteries. I've bought many brand new and they were dead out of the box. The "expiration" date was 4-5 years away, yet they were dead. I don't buy batteries that aren't rechargeable anymore. too much risk IMO.I buy rechargeable only, and keep them in use.
Some batteries self discharge like 1% per DAY. If I were to buy non-rechargeables it would be lithium. They have a very low self discharge rate.

I have had the same problems with Re-chargables; they won't hold a charge so you better be using them right away or they will be dead and need charging again when you need them....I buy a 4 pack everytime I see them for a great price and have never had a dead one; only buy Alkaline, NEVER "heavy duty"!!

devilinblack
12-08-2011, 1:04 PM
I just blew it and bought a ton on the current Woot deal (120 AA and 60 AAA) before noticing they were "heavy duty" and not alkaline.

I'm actually converting to all rechargeables, but figured I could stash these in the fridge in case of an emergency. I need to start paying more attention to battery prices I guess.

Sanderhawk
12-08-2011, 1:49 PM
Went to Home Depot today and got my 30AA and 30AAA for $9.97. Awsome deal. I got them for the biggest SHTF of all....When the TV remote goes dead. :)