> And it seems to me
> (more fodder for the, er, discussion?) that modern "sealed" batteries are
> less likely to give off the quantities of gas required to make a nice BOOM
> when sparked.
They may vent less, but they still vent. The only truly sealed car battery
that I know of is the Optima, and even they will vent under some
BTW, the battery I blew up was a 'sealed' battery ...
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