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Offline woodbilder

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Will C12 chucks and battery charger work with the CXS??
« on: August 14, 2011, 07:56 PM »
That says it all - on buying a new CXS, will I be able to use the items from the C12?

TIA
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Re: Will C12 chucks and battery charger work with the CXS??
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2011, 07:58 PM »
The CXS has a different charger and battery format than the C/T-series drills. So, you will need to use the CXS charger.

Edit: I should mention that the CXS comes with a charger and can't be purchased without one.

You can use the Centrotec and keyless chucks from the C-drill, but not the eccentric or right angle. This really doesn't get you much over the CXS as it's sold, except slightly more capacity in the keyless chuck (1/2" versus the 5/16" with the CXS).

Shane
« Last Edit: August 14, 2011, 08:05 PM by Shane Holland »

Offline GhostFist

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Re: Will C12 chucks and battery charger work with the CXS??
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2011, 10:32 PM »
So in a word, no.

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Re: Will C12 chucks and battery charger work with the CXS??
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2011, 10:58 PM »
So in a word, no.

But sort of.

I have swapped the cetrotec chucks back and forth and used the keyless chuck from my c-12 on my cxs. 

I did manage to mix a small batch of self leveler, mortar and some dry wall mud with the little guy.

The cxs kind of surprises most times I use it.  I have hated every single compact drill I have ever owned or used.

I think I might like the cxs. [scratch chin]

Offline woodbilder

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Re: Will C12 chucks and battery charger work with the CXS??
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2011, 11:50 PM »
Thanks all for the prompt and detailed answers.
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