|Take a small piece of thin plywood that just fits in the bottom of the reinforced BA-48 box and mount three D cell holders. Wire the D cell holders in parallel.|
|This is the fabricated cover that sits on top of the D cells. The holes make the pack lighter for those long hikes on the field exercises. Plus you can play peek-a-boo with the D cells.|
The D cell pack and the "painted" cover.
|Fabricate your 9 volt battery tray out of light aluminum sheet. If you do not have a small sheet metal brake then use a a vice and clamp the metal between two pieces of wood.|
Half inch oak blocks form the ends.
|Secure the ends with wood screws.|
|Holes were drilled in the sides to make the assembly lighter.|
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