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A guy I know is clearing his dad's stuff. His dad died last year. He has quite a few things but what caught my eye was two brand new 24v Nicad DeWalt SDS drills. I say new because they have never been used but they've obviously sat on his shelf for a few years.

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Tool is in lovely condition but those batteries :( I have never had much luck with NiCad, I think you'll be lucky if they hold any charge at all - hope I'm wrong tho.
Always tough buying tools in these circumstances as you don't want to offend - but I'd start by offering a case of beer and go from there.
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As Chop says, nice condition but I wouldn't be happy about the batteries.
NiCads are OK when they're in regular use.
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My thoughts.
Something is only worth what someone else (not me) is willing to pay for it.
The DW004 seems to be around 20 years old (Not saying that one is) The main concern is it has ni-cad batteries, these do not last that long, so for a start who ever buys it will need new batteries. Replacements are £60+ each, and to be fair, it would need two. The nearest drill I can find to it costs £340 (That's with batteries and charger) but its still an old model.

I would suggest they be put up for auction on ebay, and take how ever much is offered, bearing in mind they are an old model, been sitting around for years, and no spares (probably) Currently you can pick one up (used) for £20. Yes there are others, one has a tag of £180, but no one is interested when there are others going for way less.

The place it came from is still trading, but they don't have many drills, none are Dewalt, so maybe he got them in a "sale" (why else buy two?)
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Not much being NiCd, no builder is going to buy them and even DIY can get a Li-ion drill for peanuts these days.

I'd get one myself (for the right price) because I would be happy to do the Li-ion conversion myself and have almost everything to hand. For your average punter that isn't going to happen. He might get £20 each if he is lucky.
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the packs are the issue i would say no more than £40

The replacement batteries will soon make it unviable -a quick look i can't see any adapter shoes for this Pack either
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My thoughts.
Something is only worth what someone else (not me) is willing to pay for it.
The DW004 seems to be around 20 years old (Not saying that one is) The main concern is it has ni-cad batteries, these do not last that long, so for a start who ever buys it will need new batteries. Replacements are £60+ each, and to be fair, it would need two. The nearest drill I can find to it costs £340 (That's with batteries and charger) but its still an old model.

I would suggest they be put up for auction <a href="http://www.ebay.co.uk" class="skimwords-link" target="_blank" data-skimwords-id="652992" data-skimwords-word="on%20ebay" data-group-id="0" data-skim-creative="300003" title="Shopping Link Added by SkimWords" occurrence="1" data-skim-node-id="339:Iwouldsuggesttheybep_1" style="">on ebay</a><span style="position: absolute;"></span><span style="position: absolute;"></span>, and take how ever much is offered, bearing in mind they are an old model, been sitting around for years, and no spares (probably) Currently you can pick one up (used) for £20. Yes there are others, one has a tag of £180, but no one is interested when there are others going for way less.

The place it came from is still trading, but they don't have many drills, none are Dewalt, so maybe he got them in a "sale" (why else buy two?)
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Tool is in lovely condition but those batteries :( I have never had much luck with NiCad, I think you'll be lucky if they hold any charge at all - hope I'm wrong tho.
Always tough buying tools in these circumstances as you don't want to offend - but I'd start by offering a case of beer and go from there.
I don't want to buy them mate. I have the DW Flexivolt 54v and a Bosch 36v. The guy just asked if I knew the value of them so thought I'd ask on here.
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Get em on ebay with no reserve to finish about 7pm on a Sunday will probably be their best bet. If you can't test the batteries then I would list them as such otherwise some wise guy will be claiming the money back from Paypal.
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my instant thought was £20-30 and expect to be a project needing perhaps another £80 -100 on generic batteries :dunno:
as an aside its in a blow moulded case so likly to be less than 10 year old what date is on the battery or tool :dunno:
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A quick look on dewalt's site - end of production was 2/2006

Edit.A closer look at the date stamp shows 7-03
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What a shame, I always think that the manufacturers ensure redundancy of tools to make you buy new ones. Quite frankly there should have been an adapter connector made to allow Lithium batteries of the same brand to be used. I have thrown a couple of Nicad Dewalt drills away where the unit was perfect but the batteries knackered.

It seems sacrilege to chuck them but unfortunately, they are no use really.

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dewaltdisney wrote:
Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:49 pm
What a shame, I always think that the manufacturers ensure redundancy of tools to make you buy new ones. Quite frankly there should have been an adapter connector made to allow Lithium batteries of the same brand to be used. I have thrown a couple of Nicad Dewalt drills away where the unit was perfect but the batteries knackered.

It seems sacrilege to chuck them but unfortunately, they are no use really.

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24v doesn't lend itself to lithium though, that's why manufacturers settled on 18v which was already common for NiCd but the use of lithium provided much more power. I suspect a lithium 18v will be just as powerful as this 24v drill.
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Bob225 wrote:
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A quick look on dewalt's site - end of production was 2/2006

Edit.A closer look at the date stamp shows 7-03
aahh ok blow moulded cases been about longer than i thought :lol:
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70's iirc, but i think it was invented in the 30-40's
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