I saw a Ryobi tool case thrown out during the city's special pickup
last Friday night. It was hefty, so I took it home.
When I finally opened it up today, I found a Ryobi HP62 6.0 volt
cordless drill inside. It looked absolutely brand new. I mean, really,
it looks as if it has never been used at all. All the bits save one
were there. I figured, "let's charge it up." That's when I noticed
that the wall wart in the drill case was from an AT&T answering
machine or cordless phone. The AT&T charger has a 9vac output. Hmmmm,
I wonder if that's why the drill got thrown out.
After some searching, I found a Canon 6 vdc, 300 ma charger, probably
from an inkjet printer, that charges the battery pack, but not any too
The proper charger for the Ryobi is a Ryobi-Ridgid part 7221001. I
don't know what its output voltage or current is. If anyone has one of
these chargers lying around, I'd like to know the specs on it. I'm
sure that in my massive collection of wall warts I have one that's