Are Power Tool Battery Adapters Worth Buying?

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March 10, 2023

When you own a lot of power tools from different brands, it may be tempting to buy a power tool battery adapter that allows you to use batteries from one brand on tools from another. Sounds convenient, but is it really a good idea? In our top story, Cory spells out everything you need to know about power tool battery adapters, if they work, how they work, what the risks are, and if they’re worth buying.

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TODAY'S TOP STORY Are Power Tool Battery Adapters Worth Buying?

When it comes to cordless power tools, you have several options to choose from. Unfortunately, a lot of people end up buying multiple brands with different battery packs. If you’re thinking about getting a power tool battery adapter to run a Milwaukee tool with a spare DeWALT or Snap-On battery, here’s what you need to know. Read More »

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