View Full Version : Battery pack rebuilds

09-09-2012, 11:22 PM
I have a dewalt 18v hammer drill with one eh..battery and a dead one. I'm looking to rebuild them (I got the drill and everything for free years ago) to get better use out of the cordless drill.

Anyone ever rebuild these? They're 18v NiCD battery packs. I can get two new ones for $120.

09-10-2012, 12:39 AM
i ordered 16x sub c battery from hong kong to rebuild my craftsman 19.2 battery pack
the old ones rated 2000mah compare to new ones 3400mah
they can be find on ebay also they have 6200mah which can be have for like 2 dollar each

09-18-2012, 01:42 PM
I used to build my own battery packs back in the day of electric RC car racing (i was about 16 or so) it's not that hard as long as you get the right size batteries with the solder tabs on them.
Basic soldering skills needed and thats about it.

09-18-2012, 02:19 PM
If you do, you should post picks. Sounds like a fun project.

09-21-2012, 07:24 PM
my batteries has not arrive, it has been 2 weeks and 3 days
batteries is gone someone else got them

09-23-2012, 01:17 AM
i got the batteries from china, tested out each one before the rebuilt, they are the one with tabs, it got more than 20 volt in my battery pack
its craftsman 19.2, its good for now dont know how long it last, cost $23 for 16x battery, new one cost $30 plus tax