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maxmycardagain Posts: 5,747 Forumite
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edited 21 March 2022 at 12:17PM in I wanna buy it or do it
After many years of faithful service my cordless drill battery is dying/not holding charge

I cannot locate a replacement battery (cheap make) so time to upgrade (old one will be laid to rest with full honours)

whats a good voltage nowadays? 16? 24?

Now we all know how it felt to play in the band on the Titanic...


  • Stubod
    Stubod Posts: 2,167 Forumite
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    edited 27 March 2022 at 9:27PM
    I guess it depend on what you use it for, (eg occasional DIY, or professional). A lot of people like Makita but can be pricy, (you get what tou pay for), and Screwfix usually have some deals going on.
    For what it's worth I currently have a Worx cordless system as they offer a range of products that use the same (20v) batteries.

    .."It's everybody's fault but mine...."
  • fremen
    fremen Posts: 10 Forumite
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    i use makita for home and work,18 volt with 5 amp batteries although other batteries are available use mine pretty much every day
  • Stubod
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    ..just noticed Screwfix currrently have a deal on a Makita drill combo...
    .."It's everybody's fault but mine...."
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