Author Topic: Kits that don’t include a charger but DO include batteries.  (Read 330 times)

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Offline bwehman

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For example. I’d 100% purchase the OSC18 kit that comes with the battery, but I definitely don’t need nor want to pay for yet another charger. I think I have three airstream chargers at this point and one old charger from my T12+3. I’d love the new battery pack, but really hate the idea of not only paying for another charger, but also contributing to overall e-waste that that kind of purchase produces.

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Offline CarlsonCarpentry

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Re: Kits that don’t include a charger but DO include batteries.
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2020, 12:13 AM »
I’ve bought many (10+) Milwaukee kits with chargers I don’t need. Easily sell them locally for $20-25. Makita 36v kits (4+) I sell the chargers for $60.
I recently scored a ETSC kit with a Charger I didn’t need. Sold it on eBay for about $55.

I understand your desire to buy more kits without stacking up chargers I’m just letting you know they are relatively easy to pass on, not create waste, and I wouldn’t let that stop you from buying more tools.

Offline Alex

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Re: Kits that don’t include a charger but DO include batteries.
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2020, 01:53 AM »
For example. I’d 100% purchase the OSC18 kit that comes with the battery, but I definitely don’t need nor want to pay for yet another charger. I think I have three airstream chargers at this point and one old charger from my T12+3. I’d love the new battery pack, but really hate the idea of not only paying for another charger, but also contributing to overall e-waste that that kind of purchase produces.

You can only choose between a basic tool-only kit, or the full set with everything included.

It is always easy to sell off Festool things that are not needed, like your chargers.

Online Gregor

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Wait for the next 'get an free battery' promotion?