Battery Reviews & Chargers
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L. B.

We all need batteries that last longer and I commend their research but bluetooth? I’ll pass till they come out with Dolby Surround Sound 5.1.


Will they use the usual 18650 cells or will they use larger cells?

Bob Grunfelder

since I cannot message rigid..I wonder if anyone else had to use the Lifetime Service Agreement and actually were able to jump through all the hoops and loops to get a replacement???


They showed these in april of 2017 and they have yet to actually make it to market, so I am not holding my breath. I also have a feeling they will never be paired with a tool in a kit so that they don’t have to lifetime warranty them, at least that is my best guess. They are doing the same with the 5AH batteries, afaik they only come kitted with 1 tool (7-1/4 miter saw which is no longer available). Even the high draw tools like the air compressor and sander are kitted with smaller batteries. Ridgid’s biggest draw… Read more »

Kokkinidis Steve

I still prefer Milwaukee over Rigid.Battery life was better on Milwaukee vs Rigid.I don’t know how these new batteries will perform.The tool itself makes the difference.If it’s not designed properly it will affect run time.