LP-E6 battery for Canon 6D

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I currently have three LP-E6 batteries for my 6D. Currently I use the kit battery as my main battery. The extra two batteries stay in my camera bag. I fully charged them two months ago and haven't used them since. I continually use my kit battery and recharge it when needed.

My questions is whether or not I should be rotating my batteries? Theory being that over time they will lose their charge being unused. Second question would be if I can leave them in my bag without rotating, and if so, what duration should I recharge them. Like every how many months, weeks etc.

thank you, any feedback is much appreciated.

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Eventually they will lose their charge if they go unused. It's better to rotate them in and know they are charged.
 

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I'd rotate them, if only so that you are familiar with them. Having spares that haven't been used (or at least tested) in months, is a bit on the uncomfortable side for me.
 
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Thank you guys! I agree... I'd rather just rotate them. Batteries will get used and worn. Ill number them with a sharpie so I gain familiarity with them. Thanks again, hope this helps others as well.
 

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