Don't put the leaky batteries in your eyes. The potassium hydroxide
could cause irritation.
Alkalines produce hydrogen when dead, and that blows seals. When did the
light and the walkie talkie last work okay?
An Eneloop should hold its charge for years, and I don't recall seeing a
leaky NiMH. If I spend $40 on a flashlight, that seems like an important
I vaguely remember reading that alkalines have a rather long shelf life,
BUT, once you start using them, that shelf life goes WAY down.
Don't remember them defining exactly what was happening chemically.
Same happens with Duracell too. Just found out
Duracell I put in on wall clock leaked and died
in couple months not even past expiry date.
Got some no name AA Lithium cells from eBay.
This thing is worse than Alkaline ones. Doesn't
even last a year.
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