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Is a gel or wet electric wheel chair battery better? As Deion Sanders says, "Both." Unless you happen to be traveling on an airplane. Even with football star perks, Mr. Sanders would have to remove wet wheelchair batteries from his wheelchair when flying.
But Mr. Sanders would have to recharge his gel wheelchair batteries, since they have 10-20 percent less capacity than a wet wheel chair battery. For a jet-setting football player, that might pose a problem. He could carry wheelchair battery chargers...or he could just opt for a wet wheel chair battery.
Sanders would, however, have to make sure that the team doesn't pour all the water on him during the victory dance (every two months a wet electric wheel chair battery needs the water changed). Still, football players with bulked-up muscles are equal to the task of reaching and lifting the batteries. Just watch the guys—someone might pour Gatorade in as a joke.
You might not be a pro football player, but armed with information about wet versus gel, you can make a good call when selecting wheel chair batteries.