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BLACK+DECKER has a great battery platform for virtually all of its cordless tools. Swappable batteries means you can keep a power tool running with additional batteries while the primary battery is recharging. If you want to have a couple of extra batteries to keep as backups, pay attention to the advertised amp hours of different options. Commonly listed at 2000mAh and 3600mAh, the higher-rated batteries will offer power longer than smaller options. Typically, a high-quality, 3600mAh battery can last hours with continued use in normal construction or home projects depending on the tool. A compatible charging station is also a good investment for quick recharges when needed.

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