This battery is an upgrade to the original battery, offering an extra 25% capacity over the OEM. Our Makita replacement batteries have been carefully selected for their durability, quality, and overall performance. Guaranteed to be fully compatible with your listed tool, this battery will provide excellent performance at a reasonable price. This NiCad battery will meet or exceed the original manufacturer specifications, and is designed to work with your original OEM charger. Assembled in Hong Kong with superior Japanese internals.*BatteryStuff understands the importance of getting a replacement battery right away and usually ships all batteries the same day as ordered if received before 1:30pm (Pacific). Typically allow 2-4 days delivery time, however USPS does not guarantee delivery times with priority mail. For best results discharge NiCad batteries completely before re-charging. This will prevent the dreaded NiCad memory effect, which can lead to shorter battery life. This is something that is unique to this chemistry(NiCad), and should not be done with lead acid batteries.