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Old 08-13-2010, 11:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey team,

I like to keep a few extra batteries around for my BlackBerry, and I use an external charger to keep them all charged. Up to this point, I had been buying from eBay, since it seems silly to pay $30 for a battery. However, the last two I bought - one didn't work, and the other actually fried my BlackBerry (not completely, but I did have to reinstall the OS, if you can believe that). So...I've learned my lesson...no more batteries for $3 from eBay.

My question is, is there any reliable source to buy BB batteries from other than RIM directly? I trust you guys on this forum as to your judgment pretty highly. Perhaps there's a middle ground between $4 and $30+? I'm just looking for the most inexpensive one that'll actually safely work. Thanks!
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