Introduction: How to Fit the Makita LCT Battery Onto Your LXT Cordless Tools

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There is a little tab on the Makita LXT tools that prevents the LCT batteries from fitting.

Step 1: Locate the Tab on Your LXT Tool Where the Battery Slides In.

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In this photo, it is the blue tab on the left side of the tool.

Step 2: With a Sharp Knife, Carefully Cut Out the Tab

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Use a sharp blade and carefully cut out the blue tab.

Step 3: Viola, the Tab Is Cleared Out!

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Yup, done. tab cleared.

Step 4: Attach the Battery to Your LXT Tool.

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With the blue tab cleared away, you can attach the 1.5Ah LCT battery to any of your Makita cordless LXT tools. You probably void the warranty by doing this but....

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jrewing (author)2011-01-31

It has a reason that they won't fit: the recipro saw asks more amps from the battery. makita build in a safety that the lipo doesnt explode when you drain it al down so no harm should be done but it does void your warranty

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