Jump to content

20V MAX batteries on eBay


HDClown

Recommended Posts

There are a lot of people selling 20V MAX batteries on eBay.  Most of them are the first mode w/o the fuel gauge, but there are a handful of people who are selling ones with the gauge.

They all advertise them as new without packaging.  Everyone says they were "separated from kits".  I contacted one seller who is local and they said the same thing, and indicated the batteries had a Dec 2012 manufacture date.

I can save about $80 on a pair of batteries from the local eBay seller, which is a nice chunk of money, but I'm concerned about getting counterfeit batteries.  Is there a good chance these are counterfeit?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

If they do in fact have a date code of dec 12 then they probably aren't counterfeit. What you have to look out for is older packs that have the cells switched out. There would be no reason to switch out cells on a battery that's a few months old. Unlike the 18v packs, I have not heard of people building fake 20v batteries from the ground up.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Member Statistics

    16,584
    Total Members
    6,555
    Most Online
    August West
    Newest Member
    August West
    Joined
×
×
  • Create New...