Milwaukee's M18 cordless one-handed 18-volt reciprocating saw (2625-21) weighs 5.9 pounds, has a 3/4-inch stroke length, and operates at 0 to 3,000 strokes per minute. It features dual-gear anti-vibration for comfort and longevity, says Milwaukee, and has a quick-lock blade clamp. The tool is sold with one lithium-ion battery, a charger, a blade, and a bag. ¦ Price: $289. 800-729-3878. www.milwaukeetool.com.
Bosch's 26618-01 18-volt impact drill/driver is 7 inches long and has a two-speed motor (0 to 750/2,800 rpm) with an impact mode of 1,500 inch-pounds of torque. It features the company's Electronic Motor Protection, which protects the motor from damage due to stalling, and Electronic Cell Protection, which protects the batteries from overload; and comes with a built-in LED and a metal belt hook. ¦ Price: $369. 877-267-2499. www.boschtools.com.
Rockwell's 3-pound H3 rotary hammerdrill has an SDS-plus quick chuck that converts it to a three-jaw drill or power screwdriver. The rotary hammer operates at 0 to 4,800 bpm, with a no-load speed of 0 to 900 rpm. Its drilling capacity is 3/8 inch for wood and concrete and 5/16 inch for steel. The 12-volt battery drills up to fifteen 14- 1/4-inch holes in 4,800-psi concrete on a single charge, the company says. The tool includes a 30-minute charger with a built-in USB port and is covered by the maker's Free Batteries for Life program. ¦ Price: $179. 866-514-7625. www.rockwelltools.com.
With a tool-free steel shoe to switch quickly from straight to 45-degree cuts, the Porter-Cable 18-volt jigsaw (PC18JS) runs at a maximum of 2,500 strokes per minute. It features a three-position orbital control to adjust the blade angle, a detachable vacuum attachment port, and a tool-free blade clamp. Batteries and charger are sold separately. ¦ Price: $59. 888-848-5175. www.deltaportercable.com.
Makita's first 36-volt cordless tool is the 9.9-pound BHR261 rotary hammer. Powered by an LXT lithium-ion battery, it delivers 0 to 1,200 rpm and 0 to 4,800 bpm and has three modes of operation: rotation only, hammering with rotation, and hammering only. Features include a built-in torque limiter, a one-touch sliding chuck, a two-finger trigger, and a built-in LED. The tool measures 14-1/4 inches and comes with two batteries, a 30-minute charger, a side handle, a depth gauge and a tool case. ¦ Price: $899. 800-462-5482. www.makitatools.com.