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When the tool companies discontinue brushes there is generally a large after market that supplies them .Try doing a search of the part number and see if you can find a set. Also call your Dewalt Factory service center and ask them to search the service net and see if anyone might still have a set in stock anywhere in the USA.We find a lot of parts this way.Hope that helps.good luck.