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Old 06-09-2013, 08:00 PM   #61
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That is a handy drill---I have a cheap Ryobi and like it a lot---actually have a bunch of them----

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Old 06-14-2013, 09:33 PM   #62
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I got the part off my sawzall. I need to order the new one to put it on.
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Old 06-16-2013, 09:17 AM   #63
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I use my 18v Dewalt probably about 90% of the time. I have a couple corded for when I will use it alot. If your batteries are good, go for it. If they are bad, get something different.
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Old 06-18-2013, 11:13 AM   #64
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I bought a Made in USA cordless milwaukee 6516-02 sawzall about a year ago I wondering did I make a bad choice because its cordless? I have not really use it on any carpentry projects yet. Because I have not found a use for it yet.
I have the 28 volt model and it is more than adequate for a DIYer.
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Old 06-18-2013, 11:41 AM   #65
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I have the 28 volt model and it is more than adequate for a DIYer.
Wait till you have to replace the batteries. You will wish you bought an extension cord, or two, or three, or four........................
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I got the new part on my sawzall, I need to replace and entry door at my parents house so I will use it for that.
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Agreed but no one seems to offer them . Everything is either NiCad or LIon.
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Old 10-01-2013, 08:01 AM   #68
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There are cost-effectiveness issues to consider with battery packs. Some battery types require more complex charging scenarios. This makes it more complicated and thus more expensive. For higher-end gizmos that's not a big deal. But for tools it's not quite as practical (for the vendor).

Here's a bit of info:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nickel%...ydride_battery
http://www.powerstream.com/NiMH.htm
http://batteryuniversity.com/learn/a..._metal_hydride
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There are cost-effectiveness issues to consider with battery packs. Some battery types require more complex charging scenarios. This makes it more complicated and thus more expensive. For higher-end gizmos that's not a big deal. But for tools it's not quite as practical (for the vendor).

Here's a bit of info:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nickel%...ydride_battery
http://www.powerstream.com/NiMH.htm
http://batteryuniversity.com/learn/a..._metal_hydride
Thanks for the info Bill. Cordless tools make a lot of sense in some cases, and in others, they make no sense at all, in my opinion. A small generator can be purchased for about the price of two battery packs and it will outlive the battery packs by a long shot. I looked at the Ebay add for sub-c cells that someone posted and the cost at 25 bucks for 15 Tenergy Batteries was still prohibitive when you consider how much labor is involved in putting the pack together.

I bought about 60 blue tenergy AAA nimh Batteries that claimed 1000 recharge cycles about two years ago. They are all gone but about 14 of them that still take a charge. None of them ever got anywhere near 1000 cycles. Garbage compared to Panasonic cells. I suspect that the sub c cells from this company would be about the same quality, or lack thereof.
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Thanks for the info Bill. Cordless tools make a lot of sense in some cases, and in others, they make no sense at all, in my opinion. A small generator can be purchased for about the price of two battery packs and it will outlive the battery packs by a long shot. I looked at the Ebay add for sub-c cells that someone posted and the cost at 25 bucks for 15 Tenergy Batteries was still prohibitive when you consider how much labor is involved in putting the pack together.

I bought about 60 blue tenergy AAA nimh Batteries that claimed 1000 recharge cycles about two years ago. They are all gone but about 14 of them that still take a charge. None of them ever got anywhere near 1000 cycles. Garbage compared to Panasonic cells. I suspect that the sub c cells from this company would be about the same quality, or lack thereof.
Ok...you have to show us where you can get a generator for less than $100....and it can't be stolen....
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Ok...you have to show us where you can get a generator for less than $100....and it can't be stolen....
Harbor Freight. Granted, they arent all that great, and you have to change the plug right away, and they are two stroke, but some guys use them for all their corded power tools. They only put out about 800 watts, but that is enough for most hand power tools.

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