Car54, where are you? You've got to come out of the dark ages, man. What you say about battery storage was correct advice 50 years ago. With the plastic battery cases used in production today,the best way to reduce discharge during storage is to keep the batteries cool. Temperature and storage discharge rate are directly proportional, but don't take my word for it. Contact the technical department at Johnson Control (which makes Interstate batteries),and let them set you straight. If you connect with someone who hem haws, let me know and I'll scan the info from print and post it. I receive periodic professional publications from Interstate Battery which is owned by Johnson Control which is one of my sources for info as listed in my first post.Also I believe MOEDIP is correct. You are not going to get an MB66 or MB88 battery for $40.00 anywhere.
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