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Old 11-11-14, 05:05 AM
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Raleigh battery tube dimensions?

Could someone here supply the dimensions of the Raleigh battery tube as seen on this picture?

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It looks like it would take D cells, so about 1.5 inches. From the length, it looks like it holds 4 cells. If you are trying to fabricate one, an old flashlight would be a good place to start.
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Originally Posted by Pompiere View Post
It looks like it would take D cells, so about 1.5 inches. From the length, it looks like it holds 4 cells. If you are trying to fabricate one, an old flashlight would be a good place to start.
Sturmey Archer's documentation shows three cells, but gives no specific dimensions:

https://hubgear.tripod.com/sadbu.pdf
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John,

Thanks for the illustrations.

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