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    Great Lithium play, Lithium Americas (LAC)

    Decently possible 8 bagger from current price of $12, by 2026.. A "junior" lithium miner. - Brine mine in Argentina with one of the biggies (Ganfeng) as 51% partner, production begins later 2021. - The big possibility is their Thacker Pass Ore mine in Nevada, 100% ownership, "Expect" final...
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    Using Battery Maintainer on 12V battery when in storage

    A general manager at Tesla service recommended employing a battery maintainer when my car is in storage for 3 months. I picked up a Schumacher 1.5 A but wondered if A) Amp is enough B) If I need a lithium retainer (vs standard AGM deep-cycle). The car will be in a garage in dessert end of August...
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    NASA Mars Helicopter - charges batteries: optimal 35%

    From the Space.com article On Aug. 7, the helicopter's six lithium-ion batteries were powered up and charged for the first time in space. Charging the batteries took eight hours, during which NASA tested and analyzed their performance. The batteries were charged only to 35% of their maximum...
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    How To Read Battery Specification

    Hi All, I'm still new for this battery fill. Currently I'm trying to source out lithium battery type for one of my project. One of my possible supplier provide a technical information request form as I need to fill it up. However, I have no clue on required details called 'discharge mode'...
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    Second Model S on fire (October 18th, 2013 in Merida, Mexico).

    Here is a link of the news article: http://autos.yahoo.com/blogs/motoramic/second-tesla-model-fire-sparked-crash-mexico-141237816.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
  6. Seegem

    Why not create a custom battery

    Hi, Given that the Tesla Model S is designed custom from the ground up, it surprised me greatly to learn that the battery pack is comprised of thousands of standard battery cells. Wouldn't it be more power efficient to design a custom (larger cell) lithium ion battery? There would presumably be...

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