"yes safety first with all these new fangled gadgets... something else to bear in mind to those using a combination of petrol and battery tools is to keep the petrol and batteries very much separate. It doesn't bear thinking about what could happen…"
"Thats the best and safest result John. Pleased that's resolved this way.
Spot on Billybop - but they are designed that way because the first thing a joiner does is throw a battery into a toolbag of sharp things in the back of the van, or drop it…"
"Crikey !! I was just about to give the battery a bang on the ground but on second thoughts ?
Thanks for the advice It just highlights the need to treat these batteries with respect .
I have contacted the supplier and absolute sterling service after…"
check your charger manual to make sure the green/red flashing does not indicate a bad cell - a good charger should point blank refuse to charge a battery with a bad cell. Li-ion batteries can do very weird things when they have a bad cell. …"
"probably not charging up to quite the voltage of a healthy battery of the same type which can indicate a cell gone bad in it. or even a battery managent system failure. does that flashing sequence on your charger indicate a fault, as brands are…"
"No i have not Billybop . what indications should i be looking for ? I have tried charging it up again but charger is flashing green / red /green / red / i gave the terminals a gentle poke with a penknife but nothing ."