On Wed, 25 Nov 1998 07:00:08 GMT, an orbiting mind control laser caused "Jim
Quote:>The DRMS is auctioning off a complete set of submarine batteries.
Defense Readiness Materiel Section?
Quote:>There are 134 batteries weighing 2100 pounds each (37x32x37).
I presume that's in inches.
>originally cost the US Gov $515,840 and they will probably go for
>considerably less than the value of the raw lead inside them ($50k or so).
>Of course they're in Jacksonville, FL and it might be expensive to comply
>with DOT regulations for transporting 150 tons of batteries full of acid to
>your Y2K bunker.
Drain the acid, ship damp, buy new acid at destination. Shipping a few at a
time is not going to effect anyone because you're under the DOT limit.
Quote:>Just imagine, though. You could charge up from the grid and probably run a
>house for months.
I take it that it is being sold as one lot.
Anyone want to split the lot? I could take about ten of them...
Too bad they're not selling the charging/conditioning circuits as well...
Hmmm. What's the voltage/ampereage rating on one of them things, anyway?
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