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Filling Batteries With Liquor Bottles

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Garmin’s Tip of the Month, April 2012

Submitted by
Jim Wassel,
Bainbridge, GA

Refilling my batteries tends to be a tough job because they are hard to get at. What I use to make the job easier is an empty 1.75-liter plastic liquor bottle. The plastic insert in the neck makes pouring the water into the battery cavities both easy and accurate. And to refill the bottle I simply remove the plastic insert with a screwdriver, pour in the water, and then snap the insert back on. The best part, though, is that I get to enjoy the liquor in the bottle as I empty it.

Illustrations by Steve Karp

This article originally appeared in the April 2012 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.