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How good are lithium ion batteries?

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I have a Craftsman C3 tools set and I bought a lithium ion battery and charger for them and they are fantastic! They hold a much larger charge and they have a little light to tell you when the charge is good, fair or low.

They hold a charge incredibly well, so I never have to worry about going to do a quick job and fidning just a dead battery. They don't have to be completely drained before recharging like the old Nickel cadmium (nicad or ni-cad) batteries; they don't have any memory issues. They don't have any problems being kept fully charged.

They battery and charger was $80 and this new charger will charge the older batteries too -- and a little faster!!


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