Buying a spare battery for leaf blower

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I bought - “110 mph 530 CFM 56-Volt Lithium-ion Cordless Leaf Blower Kit - 2.5Ah Battery & 210W Charger” and I’m looking at buying a spare battery. Would I have to buy the 56 V 2.5Ah battery or would the 56V 4.0Ah also work with mine? I want a battery that lasts longer than the one I have if that would still be able to work with the charger and blower. Thanks for the help!
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Yeah go for the bigger battery 4.0Ah, they work with all EGO products and chargers too plus blower.
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Diego is right. The only negative to consider is the added weight while using the heavier battery. Other than that you’re good to go!
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get the 7.5 and just skip the gym and call it a work out!
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The most economical way to purchase another 2P (4.0 or 5.0) battery is to buy it with a tool you need; some tools that include the 5.0 are:  16" chainsaw, Multi-Tool (PH1400) with attachments, back pack blower (maybe not for your case), or a 20"/21" mower.
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trust your own experience. remember, usually only the few folks with problems will report or ask questions, so the reviews/comments look skewed towards the negative. The rest of us thousands who have never had a problem and are humming along happily usually don't chime in. enjoy!
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Ken
Keep in mind that most people come to this forum looking for an answer to a problem.  Thus the ratio of problems is skewed.
Also, remember all of the stories of customer service bringing resolution to problems with a satisfied customer in the end.  Ego stands behind their products.

In regards to the batteries, I would go with the 5.0, you are getting the battery for more poser, so might as well get the one that has more.  Also as noted below the 5.0 is currently a few dollars cheaper.
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I disagree... poser batteries only look the part. Ego POWER batteries are where it’s at. :-D
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I bought the 5amp battery and very glad I did. It's not cheap, but worth it.
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I agree with Rusto. The 5.0 Ah battery seems to be the best bang for the buck of Ego's current lineup. The 7.5 is ridiculously expensive, and heavy for a hand-held tool.

The 5.0 Ah battery is actually significantly cheaper than the 4.0 at Amazon right now --- $185 U.S. versus $225, although that may not be from an authorized dealer.
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The 5Ah is cheaper than the 4Ah, but as of right now the prices are $216 and $225, respectively:

https://www.amazon.com/EGO-Power-BA2800-Lithium-Ion-Equipment/dp/B01FAW5MUA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&q...

Still, a darn good price for the 5Ah.
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Shows you how quickly the price can fluctuate on Amazon.

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