Monthly Archives: November 2018

How to Charge a Cordless Drill Battery Without a Charger

Your drill runs out of juice, it is annoying, but not the end of the world. You whip out your charger; stick the power tool battery in and the charging begins. Except it does not charge. You play around with … Continue reading

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Hot Rodding a Power Drill Battery

So, your Bosch power drill battery dies. What now? Fork over 85 bucks for a new one? I don’t think so. After searching high and low on the internet for a good price for a replacment battery I found the … Continue reading

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Convert Old Cordless Tools to Lithium Power

I have several old cordless power tools and they’re all in good working condition. The trouble is the batteries all need to be replaced and the batteries are obscenely expensive. I have a really hard time paying for Ryobi power … Continue reading

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How to Take Good Care of Your Cordless Power Tools

Proper maintenance of your power tools is essential. Doing so not only helps extend their effective service life but increases your chances of finishing that project with all of your digits. Norm “Ten Fingers” Abram from This Old House magazine … Continue reading

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Reconditioning Drill Battery To Remove Crystallisation

NiMh power tool batteries are less prone to the memory effect. In fact many tool manufactures will tell you that their cordless drill is completely free from this effect. This is somewhat true. Memory effect is more common in low … Continue reading

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