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Old December 7th 17, 09:38 PM posted to rec.bicycles.tech
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Speaking of the Ryobi cordless power tool
chain, I see there are no less then five
different batteries! All are 18V Lithium but
the Ah's are 1.3, 1.5, 2.5, 4.0 and 5.0.
What does that mean? Do you get more power for
a single drill or cut or whatever or can you
just do the same thing more times
before recharge?

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Old December 7th 17, 09:59 PM posted to rec.bicycles.tech
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Another question, in the manual it says "for
indoor use". What does that mean? The tool
can't take rain? Or cold? Or damp?

I'm planning to lay a tin roof above part of
the area so one can be inside and outside at
the same time. Surely the tools won't break
from use under such a roof?

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Old December 7th 17, 10:28 PM posted to rec.bicycles.tech
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THE TOOL requires a definite specified power source as 18 amp and only 18 amp.

I assume the physical amp size only fits the spec tool amp size.

Dell laptops charger's n input side electronics n I assume all others ID each other as strictly compatible. No mix n match.

indoor use means use indoors or gently outside on a nice day never get wet.
a weenie tool. construction tools are not described as 'indoors'. But language n environments differ so maybe the tool is a 'shop tool' use a shop tool for the roof. maybe, maybe not, good luck.

now where do I place the swiss table saw ?
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Old December 7th 17, 10:46 PM posted to rec.bicycles.tech
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avagadro7 wrote:

THE TOOL requires a definite specified power
source as 18 amp and only 18 amp.


I think the five different batteries will work
with any (of those) tools. All batteries are
18V Lithium but the Ah's are 1.3, 1.5, 2.5, 4.0
and 5.0. So I think they have the same power
and interface, thus works for all, but the "Ah"
(Ampere hour) unit seems to suggest the longest
use before recharge for the 5.0 Ah version.
Yes, that must be it.

indoor use means use indoors or gently
outside on a nice day never get wet. a weenie
tool. construction tools are not described
as 'indoors'.


Right, actually I read the manual only *after*
buying the tool! Had I seen that remark I would
have bought the outdoor version.
Indoor only... c'mon.

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Old December 7th 17, 11:20 PM posted to rec.bicycles.tech
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YT wrote:

I think the five different batteries will
work with any (of those) tools. All batteries
are 18V Lithium but the Ah's are 1.3, 1.5,
2.5, 4.0 and 5.0. So I think they have the
same power and interface, thus works for all,
but the "Ah" (Ampere hour) unit seems to
suggest the longest use before recharge for
the 5.0 Ah version. Yes, that must be it.


One has to wonder tho why there are *five*
batteries? One light and small and one heavy
and big I understand. Yet another one in the
middle? Fine. But five? Can there really be
a size/weight advantage anyone would ever
notice with the 1.3 version compared to
the 1.5?

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Old December 7th 17, 11:24 PM posted to rec.bicycles.tech
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On 12/7/2017 4:46 PM, Emanuel Berg wrote:
avagadro7 wrote:

THE TOOL requires a definite specified power
source as 18 amp and only 18 amp.


I think the five different batteries will work
with any (of those) tools. All batteries are
18V Lithium but the Ah's are 1.3, 1.5, 2.5, 4.0
and 5.0. So I think they have the same power
and interface, thus works for all, but the "Ah"
(Ampere hour) unit seems to suggest the longest
use before recharge for the 5.0 Ah version.
Yes, that must be it.

indoor use means use indoors or gently
outside on a nice day never get wet. a weenie
tool. construction tools are not described
as 'indoors'.


Right, actually I read the manual only *after*
buying the tool! Had I seen that remark I would
have bought the outdoor version.
Indoor only... c'mon.


Svenska:

https://www.tradera.com/search?q=Ryobi%2018v

https://www.blocket.se/

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Old December 8th 17, 12:07 AM posted to rec.bicycles.tech
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AMuzi wrote:

Svenska:

https://www.tradera.com/search?q=Ryobi%2018v

https://www.blocket.se/


The price is different? Or what do you mean?

Ha ha, some guy cannot afford the 1.5 Ah
battery - so he settles for the 1.3 instead!

(Tradera and Blocket are like eBay only much
smaller I suppose.)

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Old December 8th 17, 12:19 AM posted to rec.bicycles.tech
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On 2017-12-07 13:38, Emanuel Berg wrote:
Speaking of the Ryobi cordless power tool
chain, I see there are no less then five
different batteries! All are 18V Lithium but
the Ah's are 1.3, 1.5, 2.5, 4.0 and 5.0.
What does that mean? Do you get more power for
a single drill or cut or whatever or can you
just do the same thing more times
before recharge?


Sure. Here they mostly only sell two sizes. The larger one is pricey so
I settle for the smaller Ryobi Li-Ion and just switch out. Charging is
fast, around 1.5-2h. I guess if you are a contractor or you are building
a complete new house you'd go for the biggest version.

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Old December 8th 17, 01:01 AM posted to rec.bicycles.tech
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On 12/7/2017 4:38 PM, Emanuel Berg wrote:
Speaking of the Ryobi cordless power tool
chain, I see there are no less then five
different batteries! All are 18V Lithium but
the Ah's are 1.3, 1.5, 2.5, 4.0 and 5.0.
What does that mean? Do you get more power for
a single drill or cut or whatever or can you
just do the same thing more times
before recharge?

I was a contractor and used Ryobi for many years, they are a good tool
and priced right. You can buy two Ryobi for the price of one the others
and they for the most part would last just as long. Now with the
batteries, get the largest amp size battery available! The smaller
batteries are not good for contractor work they run down too fast and
they don't hold up to real work, they may be good for simple light work.
Only use the charger for the battery type as the other will ruin the
battery. As far as where to use the tools, you can use them outside just
remember none of these or other contractor tools are water proof either.
I've used mine in the rain but working in the rain is not too smart or
ideal and can be dangerous. Good luck on your project!

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Old December 8th 17, 01:01 AM posted to rec.bicycles.tech
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Joerg wrote:

Sure. Here they mostly only sell two sizes.
The larger one is pricey so I settle for the
smaller Ryobi Li-Ion and just switch out.
Charging is fast, around 1.5-2h. I guess if
you are a contractor or you are building
a complete new house you'd go for the
biggest version.


Ryobi doesn't seem to have an 18V heat gun tho.
I wonder if that would consume too much energy
for the same battery system or if they just
don't have it. As you say charging is fast and
changing batteries even faster...

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