[Noisebridge-discuss] source for thinkpad battery?

Joseph Brenner doomvox at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 17:19:49 UTC 2014


Thanks Harry, Mitch.

>From poking around on the linux-thinkpad mailing list, it does seem
like ebay is a popular way to go on this sort of thing.

On impulse I decided to try lenovo-battery.com, and I'll see how that
goes... my first impression isn't that good though, they're the kind
of outfit that advertises a cheapish up front price and then rips you
off on "shipping charges".

I'm an anti-amazon kind of guy, myself, i.e.

   http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/10/20/1337965/-Krugman-takes-on-Amazon-Can-we-boycott-them-now-please

rms has his own list of complaints:

  https://stallman.org/amazon.html



On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 10:08 AM, Mitch Altman <maltman23 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I used Amazon to fund a seller for a new battery for my Thinkpad.  It was
> advertised as such, and I got what appeared to be a real battery (and not a
> copy),  and it is still working well a year later.
>
> And if you use smile.amazon.com  you can have a small percentage of your
> purchase go to EFF (or some other non-profit in their program).
>
> Mitch.
>
>> Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:23:20 -0700
>> From: doomvox at gmail.com
>> To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
>> Subject: [Noisebridge-discuss] source for thinkpad battery?
>>
>> Anyone have a recommendation for places to order replacement batteries
>> for thinkpads?
>>
>> Specifically I'm using a Thinkpad Edge E420.
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