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Old 10-28-2012, 05:14 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by GH41 View Post
For future reference... Do not leave batteries in devices when not in use. For whatever reason they only leak in expensive devices. GH
I must be tempting fate because I leave batteries in my gear all the time.

Often the battery damage you see doesn't come from the item being stored with batteries in it - it's because someone hasn't put the batteries in right and reverses the polarity on one, then they leak. Or they mixed battery types.

So for future reference: do not buy gear with battery damage already.
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