Cordless drills – Improve the battery

BrianH writes – “I hate it when my cordless drill gives up in the middle of a job. It seems that the supplied battery packs just don’t cut it. So I opened up the battery pack and replaced the NiCads with much longer lasting NiMH batteries. Now I get a much longer use between charges.”Link.

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  1. I’d think you might try using the little SMC desoldering tool design… to bake the chip on. I’d think that tinning the leads and pads first and then slow roasting it with the hot air should do the trick…. found here

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