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How many of you have left the job and forgot you had batteries charging ?

Next time try hanging something on your steering wheel or blue tape on it.
Sometimes when away from truck I'll set keys on top of batteries while charging.

Couple weeks ago my reminder saved me.

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Left my 2P10 and activator at a house. Going back today, hope it's there.
 

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How many of you have left the job and forgot you had batteries charging ?

Next time try hanging something on your steering wheel or blue tape on it.
Sometimes when away from truck I'll set keys on top of batteries while charging.

Couple weeks ago my reminder saved me.

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That edge lock tape is lousy. At least you found a good use for it.
 

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Only thing is, now you have three things to remember... putting on the tape, then getting the charger, then remembering to remove the tape so you don't freak out in the morning second-guessing yourself whether you left it or not... :whistling

You trying to add to my stress?... :laughing:

JK... good idea...

Another idea is to buy another battery, and keep them on rotation...
 

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At my "farm", I keep a number of chargers and batteries in the FEMA trailer I use for housing when I'm there. I was afraid I would go off and leave one (or more) on charge, so I built a charging station with a spring wound 2 HR timer.
 

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Got my 2P10 back.


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If I don't want to forget something I put my keys on it. That way I cannot leave.
I do the same thing.

But one time I was working at a house that I didn't have a key to. The HO let me in in the morning and I was just going to lock the man door and run out the garage door when I left.

Well I left my truck keys on my charger, and locked the front door. Thank god for those safety sensors on garage doors. As the garage door was just about closed I remembered my keys! I had to do a barrel roll under the door to get back in:laughing:


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I do the same thing.

But one time I was working at a house that I didn't have a key to. The HO let me in in the morning and I was just going to lock the man door and run out the garage door when I left.

Well I left my truck keys on my charger, and locked the front door. Thank god for those safety sensors on garage doors. As the garage door was just about closed I remembered my keys! I had to do a barrel roll under the door to get back in:laughing:


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I did the same thing but managed to break in the side door with a putty knife. :laughing:
 

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The purpose of this thread was to point out that we think we can remember things, I fail miserably in that department.

In fact, I've forgotten batteries behind only twice in the last few yrs. Both times I failed to immediately put a reminder of some sort. :no:

One customer it was plugged in right in main hall of house............Full view...........You think they could have called me?:blink: Was back there a few weeks later, still plugged in, never touched. :eek:
 

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We work out doors exclusively. What I do is put the drill case on the drivers seat of my truck so I can't leave without a reminder.

I would NEVER put my keys with the charger--- that's just asking for the keys to get knocked into the bushes, pachysandra etc. and lost.
 
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