Originally Posted by desertratt
Back in the 1950 sand 1960s I used a Honeywell Heiland brand strobe which utilized a 510 volt battery. Those batteries are fifty bucks each these days. They were 15 bucks back then.
Let's see, I remember buying gas for 19.9 cents/gal in the early '60s and today I'm paying around $3.75/gal. At that amount of price change, you should be paying about $280 for the batteries now.