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Old 12-05-2016, 08:33 PM
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Default CTX3030 li-Ion battery not holding a charge

It's there anyone that rebuilds them or do I need to buy a new one?

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Old 12-05-2016, 09:46 PM
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If it is less than a year old then it should still be covered under your warranty Dave

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Old 12-06-2016, 06:13 PM
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If it is less than a year old then it should still be covered under your warranty Dave
I called Minelab, they told me batteries are under warranty for 6 months so mine is no longer covered.

I thought you were at the JGD hunts.

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Old 12-06-2016, 06:49 PM
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yup 6 month warranty. I had one go bad on me last year and it was 3 years old. What I have changed and not saying this was the problem was but I now just charge it the night prior to hunting and when I come home it just sits on my counter till the next hunt.

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Old 12-07-2016, 02:08 AM
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yup 6 month warranty. I had one go bad on me last year and it was 3 years old. What I have changed and not saying this was the problem was but I now just charge it the night prior to hunting and when I come home it just sits on my counter till the next hunt.
I talked to a guy at Batteries Plus about them and he said that leaving them on the charger too long or charging it too often(when it really doesn't need charged) are two of the worst things you can do for that type of battery and unfortunately I have been doing both of those things.
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Old 12-21-2016, 04:58 PM
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I see where they make an CTX alkaline pack that lets you use 8 AA batteries instead of the rechargeable battery pack.

http://www.bigboyshobbies.net/minela...e-battery-pack

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Old 12-21-2016, 05:25 PM
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Yes, every CTX3030 comes with the rechargeable pack as well as the one that holds 8 AA batteries

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