Dale Hodgins wrote: For long trips, all batteries could be brought along. I have to find out what they weigh. I think it would be around 30 lb. with the saw and all batteries aboard. Mine charge in 33 minutes. I often charge multiple tools at coffee shops. I walk in with a duffle bag and my own power bar with 5 plugs. All batteries together, store about half of a kilowatt hour of power. This costs 4 cents in BC.