[Noisebridge-discuss] source for thinkpad battery?

Joseph Brenner doomvox at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 23:53:19 UTC 2014


> 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".

And actually they turned me down because I was using a "High Risk Credit Card"
(Wellsfargo Visa?  Anyway).

I can't imagine why anyone *likes* shopping on the internet.

I think I'll have Central Computer do a special order for me.






On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 10:19 AM, Joseph Brenner <doomvox at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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