To obtain the longest possible battery
life, we suggest the following:
• Store and charge your batteries
in a cool area. Temperatures
above normal room temperature
will shorten battery life.
• Never store batteries in a
discharged condition. Recharge
them immediately after they are
• All batteries gradually lose their
charge. The higher the
temperature, the quicker they
lose their charge. If you store
your tool for long periods of time
without using it, recharge the
batteries every month or two.
This practice will prolong battery
To preserve natural resources, please
recycle or dispose of batteries properly.
This product contains nickel-cadmium
batteries. Local, state or federal laws
may prohibit disposal of nickel-cad-
mium batteries in ordinary trash.
Consult your local waste authority for
information regarding available
recycling and/or disposal options.
BATTERY PACK REMOVAL AND
PREPARATION FOR RECYCLING
disposal, cover the battery pack's
terminals with heavy-duty
adhesive tape. Do not attempt to
destroy or disassemble battery
pack or remove any of its
batteries must be recycled or
disposed of properly. Also, never
touch both terminals with metal
objects and/or body parts as short
circuit may result. Keep away from
children. Failure to comply with
these warnings could result in fire
and/or serious injury.
Upon removal for