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Avoid the temptation of cheaper alternatives,they can damage your tools & invalidate you’re warranty,you get what you pay for and your Makita tools may be quality products but they are only as good as the battery’s that powers them...and no...I don’t work for Makita lol... I’ve just been a tradesman for 30 years and have never had a problem with Makita battery’s. Batteries kill themselves when not used and charged frequently, Reviewed in the United States on March 18, 2016. Is as expected and the little LED gauge is a nice touch that my old batteries didn't have. (window.AmazonUIPageJS ? Error posting question. 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