questionshow many rechargeable power tools are in your…

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Drill, weedwhacker, giant flashlight and roomba. Oh, and me...but I run on beer and red meat :)

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Just a drill. For all other power tools I'd rather have a cord. They're cheaper and generally more powerful.

But a good cordless drill is pretty convenient. I have an old Porter Cable 18v that still works great, though the batteries don't last long.

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ok. in the lithium i have: flashlight, drill, and hammer drill (both porter cable)
ok. in the ni-cad i have: flashlight, drill, recriprocating saw, circle saw (all porter cable). i also have flash light, drill, circle saw, reciprocating saw (black and decker-dead batteries)---DO NOT keep the batteries on the charger when not in use.
i'm sure i have others these are just the favorites that are always in use.

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A quick mental accounting: 3 leaf blowers, 7 drill/drivers, 6 saws, 4 screwdrivers, 6 grinders, 10 vaccuums, lots of flashlights. Some of them are even from Woot, but most of them are DeWalt.

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Good grief, too many to count........all of them! The wife even has something in her night stand.........but I think that thing might have a gas engine on it............

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Hedge trimmer and lawn mower. Everything else is either regular battery powered or corded.
I actually prefer corded power tools. They are slightly less convenient, but you also get more power for less weight and, particularly if I'm working at shoulder level or above, I appreciate that. I'm pretty strong, but working above my head for any length of time taxes my arms pretty quickly.

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@moosezilla: Geez! That's a lot of tools. Just wanted to let you know that I saw in your earlier question that your husband made it through his surgery. Be strong, and thanks for the update on him.

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@nortonsark: Are you starting an ebay store or what? That's more than we have on the shelves at work.

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@107bear: PG-13, please. :) I thought about that when I asked. Wouldn't a rechargeable be cheaper?

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2 drills and that's about it. The weedeater is gas powered, and all the other tools are either corded or manual (ie hammer, screwdrivers, etc).

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@jsimsace: Sorry........I blame the whisky!

BTW........... the rechargable would be cheaper, but it doesn't have the power...........or so I'm told..........

There I go again..........sorry...........sorry.:)

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@jsimsace: I am pretty sure @107bear: meant his wife's gas powered pedicure tool. Sometimes those rough heels can be a problem. : D

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none.
Replacement batteries cost more than a new tool, unless you do the build-your-own-packs route, then it's half the cost.
I've had my corded electrics close to 20 years and still going strong.
For everything else, there's gas.

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I don't even know, sadly! My one housemate is constantly misplacing his tools, so he buys new ones. At last count we had a bunch (8) of flashlights (does that count as a tool?), a lantern, a weed whacker, about 6 drills, um, saws, oh jeez, I don't even know any more. I dread going to check too, lol!

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I have a drill, circular saw, recip saw, flashlight, string trimmer, blower, and a small screwdriver. Everything but the screwdriver is Ryobi and I have three batteries and three chargers that I use between all of those.

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@j5: li-ion batteries have come a LONG way and I think you'd be surprised by how long they keep a charge and keep working. My dad bought a new ryobi drill right after Katrina that came with a li-ion battery and both still work to this day without much loss in runtime.