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i just got a an/prc-10 radio and in the battery box was a battery wrapped in plastic. it leaking and has a 79 date. took my time removed the plastic took the battery out and it fell apart. insides just slid right out. the cardboard is wet, wrinkly, musty smelling you get the picture. any ways i had planned on rebuilding the battery ,but im not forsure the box can be saved. (did a search didn't see anything) any ideals on how to save old cardboard boxes?

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If it's falling a part, not much you can do.

 

You can pick up BA-279 batteries on Ebay once in a while for under $25: but you can pretty much be sure they don't work however they may in be in good enough condition to rebuild.

 

Here's a couple webpages with solutions for these:

 

http://www.armyradio.com/arsc/customer/pag...y_Batteries.htm

 

http://www.hardscrabblefarm.com/vn/rto-operator.html



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thanks i've got the info from army radio sales about rebuilding the ba-279 battery, and the connector is in good shape so not a total lost just the box is bad.

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