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RP709
Nov 21 , 2012
Best So Far
I have had three different versions of the 19.2 volt batteries, the original, the Diehard, and now these. Compared to the other Nicads, these are the best yet. They charge faster, and run longer on a charge, but I have not had it long enough to know what its overall lifespan will be compared to the others. They all stop charging at some point, only time will tell, but so far so good. I also plan to get one of the XCP batteries which should be the best of all.
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UnhappyCamper370
Nov 30 , 2012
Run as fast as you can
The first one I bought only got 6 inches of a 10 inch lag screw in with a pilot hole drilled and it could of been done by hand no pressure, until it died and would not recharge. I went and got a second one and low and behold the same thing happened again. The NiCad battery that came with the drill worked fine. I bought this hoping it would last a bit longer, not to die after 6 inches of work.
 

ozzie1982

Blue Bell, PA

Apr 6 , 2015
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Defective

The battery wouldn't charge after ONE use...  going back!


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arnieob1

South Bend, IN

Mar 25 , 2015
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Battery and Charger

My 3/8 and 1/2 drive impacts are great. No more air hose!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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pohaku57

Hilo, HI

Mar 16 , 2015
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Great Buy

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Parrten

Ontario, NY

Mar 13 , 2015
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Great battery

This battery and charger work very well. Nice package deal.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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zerofate01

Butte, MT

Mar 10 , 2015
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very poor....

this item only worked for 30min at the most....


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Lzeman

Belleville, MI

Mar 9 , 2015
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19.2 Lithium ion compact battery and charger starter kit

I bought this lithium battery charger for my husband. I really like this compared to his old 18 volt batteries it's smaller and a lot lighter he prefers it more than the old one . He even went and bought another new drill to to go with this system good job craftsman we needed new tools I think. Thanks

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Wayneej

Manistee, MI

Feb 25 , 2015
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No quality control

Battery would not charge or work. Had to send charger back too, even though it worked.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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NV7V

Payson, UT

Jan 18 , 2015
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Works better but be careful

This works much better that the Ni-Mh C3 packs I had before. Do not treat Li-ion batteries like Ni-Mh or Ni-Cd batteries. You will kill the pack if you run it completely flat as there is circuitry in the drill or other power accessories to prevent this. Some manufacturers will not allow you to run a Li-Ion pack flat as the device watches the voltage carefully and shuts off the device before it is completely discharged. You are best off with this battery to charge it frequently and keep it charged. Quality Li-ion batteries will last 4 or 5 years if treated this way.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Rock-Doc

Des Plaines, IL

Jan 18 , 2015
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Does the job well!

Does the job, does it well. Even 'fixed' my OLD NICad batteries! - they last significantly longer after a charge from this than 'their' old charger; they still don't last as long as they 'should'/originally did, but certainly better/longer!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Wolf12

San Antonio, TX

Jan 15 , 2015
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Lithium battery and charger

Received a saw for Christmas and needed a battery and charger. This one works great, charged the battery quickly with minimum effort setting it up.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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BuilderBong

Buffalo, MN

Jan 14 , 2015
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Nickel what?

Must have upgrade from NiCd batteries. Like upgrading from cutting wood with rope to using a power saw.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Marichrismas1225

Willard, NM

Jan 14 , 2015
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Works great with the other craftsman tools purchased for my husband for Chr

Purchased to complete other craftsman tools. Easy to use and charges quickly.purchased for Christmas present for husband.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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jlkansascity

Kansas City, MO

Jan 12 , 2015
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Smooth, fast and easy online transaction, charges old NiCAD also.

This battery can be used in any C3 drill/driver or accessory that used the old NICAD batteries. These will plug right in and work. On top of that, this charger is much more intelligent than the old NiCAD charger and will resuscitate some of the old dead NiCAD batteries. I had old NiCADS that didn't work at all and this new charger got them working. Great product.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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JAGC

Flower Mound, TX

Jan 9 , 2015
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Excellent Starter Kit

This a great charger, it is simple, fast and versatile. It will charge multi chemistry (Lithium-ion and Ni-CD) and voltage batteries (12 to 19.2 volts). All you have to do is insert the battery and the charger will do the rest. This is a must if you still has some of the old Ni-CD batteries and looking to buy Lithium-ion batteries.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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rlee031234

Decatur, IL

Jan 8 , 2015
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battery

needed because original didnt last that long

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Tavadelphin

South Burlington, VT

Jan 5 , 2015
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Lighter, faster, better power curve

The charger is usable with my older 19.2V batteries and seems to recondition them. It charges much faster with the newer batteries too. The lighter weight batteries are easier to,hold at arms length and use reaching over your head.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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MBrod

Frederick, MD

Dec 21 , 2014
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Love My Craftsman Tools

Works as described and is just what I was looking for. I have almost the full complement of Craftsman 19.2v tools. The one downside is that batteries don't last forever. The New Lithium Ion battery was exactly what I was looking for.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Linsli21

Fayetteville, AR

Dec 5 , 2014
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Great charger!!

I order this kit online and pick it up at store same day, I couldn't believe I got it so quick. I have an old battery, and can not be charged well. When I used this new charger, old battery can be charged so fast and has enough power to work again. Overall, a great product!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Nov 29 , 2014
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Can charge both the NIcd and Li-ion

The battery is light weight and last longer than the Nicd and that's why I purchased the set. If you are going to invest in the C3 series, I suggest you get this charger since it won't over charge your batteries. Sears also sell the charger by itself, but the charger is not the same as this one. The other take a little bit longer time to fully charge your battery.


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Nov 23 , 2014
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Great Product

I had heard this product was available and worked well. I am impressed and pleased with the results I am receiving from working with the battery and charger. It charges quickly and has good holding power. I am using with the Reciprocating Saw with good results. It appears to be much better than the previous product I was using.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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lilyfeet

Shady Valley, TN

Nov 21 , 2014
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battery

I order this battery kit one afternoon and received it the next day. I couldn't believe I got it so quick. A friend had one and recommended it to me. I ordered it for my husband but I am the one using it. It fits my old drill and this battery stays charged so much longer. I'm not having to switch battery every little bit.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Agwchris

Broomfield, CO

Nov 21 , 2014
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Great

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Yazell

Warrenton, MO

Nov 7 , 2014
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love my Battery

I drive for the U.S.P.S as a rural carrier and it is imperative that I prepare for anu flat tires while on the road. I can charge my Lithium battery the charge last a good week. i feel secure knowing i can change my tire effortless without calling jy husband out. Thanks so much

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Oct 27 , 2014
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New 19.2v battery

Performs better than expected, lighter than old style battery.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Bummer72

Parish, NY

Oct 22 , 2014
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Great charger & battery

Charges the battery's full and maintains them when not in use

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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