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Astro Saber Batteries NTN4595 & NTN4592?

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Ok so i was happy my batteries came in today, Im an idiot for buying two of them.

When i broked them out of the box and placed one in the charge and tried the other on the radio, its like I had to force it in!

maybe this should be in the rants? nah.

Well as described on the product info - NTN4595, it comes to me as NTN4592.

Its for an Astro Saber but for which one?! feels like i wasted 70.00 for a pair of batteries that do work but doesnt fit right, its like trying to fit into shoes that dont fit.

Wonder if i can trade with some shop for 2 NTN4595 if i can FIND any shop with such a product, I highly doubt it.

Guess i got ripped off by Amazon or the seller himself

^ Im a complete idiot for buying them off amazon, price was right but product comes wrong and I should say false advertisement or displaying incorrect product information.
 
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Is it an aftermarket battery or real Motorola? Sometimes, even the Motorola batteries will have a tight fit. This can be caused by the spanner nuts on the bottom of the radio being too tight or that the O-Rings on the inside of the radio are missing from the posts. This causes the radio to sit too low in the housing and causes the posts to scrub on the battery.

When you pull the battery off are there gouges in the battery where the spanner nuts/screw posts are scrubbing?
 

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They were shown to be motorola batteries but guess i would say aftermarket when it came home different, its an extreme tight fit when i was putting them on, oh and i dont see where the spanner nuts/screws are scrubbing, i can barely tell when it feels like your using 20lbs of force to insert and remove a battery
 

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Aftermarket Saber batteries have a common problem in that they usually are either too tight or too loose. And the difference, so called, between a 4595 and 4592, if any, can be meaningless if you're dealing with an aftermarket battery. Question is what the amp-hour capacity is of the battery they sent you. I've found that a real Motorola battery that the seller "thinks" works okay is often a better bet than any aftermarket Saber battery, with the possible exception of the units from Multiplier, a company whose batteries everyone seems to respect.

Tom, W2NJS
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I still have that scar on my hand after trying to remove a battery.. the first set i got that wouldnt fit but meh, Im ok with what i have now but i got them from an ebay seller that had the right ones.
 
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