This radio lasted about 10 minutes and basically seconds after good long cranks
22 December 2015
Summary: We actually had a weather emergency yesterday (washington state declared itself in a state of emergency) and were out of power for 6 hours. This radio lasted about 10 minutes and basically seconds after good long cranks. So...
The # 1 pick of the top emergency weather radios for 2015
David P., Amazon
18 December 2015
Summary: After researching the top emergency weather radios offered for 2015, I decided on getting this one. It is a great size to carry around, has 3 ways to charge, includes a cable to use for charging cell phones, and has great reception of the radio stations/weather stations in my area.
... was so weak that it would not hold a good crank more than 30 minutes
Mrs. Homemaker, Amazon
8 December 2015
Summary: Battery was so weak that it would not hold a good crank more than 30 minutes. (We have another, just like this that is old but doing fibe). Took the radio to a local battery shop, yesterday, where they will fabricate a replacement battery pack to fit, for under $13.