What are the risks of using the wrong charger for rechargable batteries? Can you do it if you don't leave the batteries on too long? Can you get away with it if you make certain the batteries don't get too hot? Specificially for my 18V power tools the charger I have is only intended to charge NiCad batteries. The company that made the tools has also made different types of battery packs that are interchangable in the tools, but each battery pack comes with a different model charger. What if I used the NiCad charger to recharge a NiMh battery pack? What if I use the NiCad charger to recharge a Lion battery pack?
Bio:Dabble in everything. Constantly taking things apart and trying to figure out how to put them back together again. Somewhat offended by the standards of our consumer society. These days nothing in ...read more »