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Old 04-27-2011, 12:29 PM
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I need 2qty, 18volt Milwaukee Batteries, PN 48-11-2200.
New OEM batteries are over $100ea.

Are the after market batteries any good ?
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Buy a new drill kit when they go on sale. I got a new 18 volt drill, 2 batterys with charger and a power screwdriver for 120 bucks.
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http://cgi.ebay.com/2-x-NEW-18V-18-V...item1e606d505c

$63 for 2 +15 S&H New
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I have bought a few Dewalt batteries NEW on ebay for about half of what they cost at Home Depot.
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I just had a couple of 18v Milwaukee batteries rebuilt at Batteries Plus for $65 each so far so good.
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I have had some 18V Dewalt batteries rebuilt and they worked out great. It is much cheaper than new ones.
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I bought replacement batteries off Ebay for my Makita and they hold a charge longer, have worked great. About 1/2 the price of new at Home Depot.
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I had a couple 24v Firestorm batts rebuilt at Batteries Plus, cost a little less than new ones.
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gotta agree with the rebuild option. a lot of the ones you buy on sale are at the end of the shelf life. i have a local guy build mine and they are twice the originals.
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try this website for rebuilding your batteries....actually works...

http://www.ysuusy.com/YSUUSY_BATT1.html
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Do what several people on eBay are doing. They are buying the tools/tool kits when they go on sale, keep the batteries and then sell the tools. They basically get the batteries for nothing if/when they sell the tools. I use Craftsman rechargeable tools and I have bought several brand new tools w/o the battery on eBay.

I don't have an active selling eBay account or I would do it too. It's a pretty good idea in my opinion.

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I really use my cordless portaband hard, its made by stout, nice tool but the factory batteries are pathetic. I had voltman on ebay rebuild 1 battery with his best cells. that one battery will outlast 3 stock batteries, then sit in the truck for a long weekend and still be fresh. The previous one lasted about 14 months jobsite use. Not bad for about $90 shipped. MartyD

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