Originally posted by 190D22
Just a thought on storing batteries for yourself... would freezing the battery be bad? If you can freeze the cells, you'd stop the chemical reaction, or at least slow it down very greatly, so it will in theory discharge very slowly or not at all.
Freezing the battery will usually crack or damage the plates inside the case, if not the case itself. I'm not sure what happens to the electrolyte--it it is ruined or not.