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CORDLESS AIR NAILERS

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Senco Fusion

Rather than rely on fuel cells, Senco's all-new Fusion cordless nailers operate on the same principle as pneumatic tools: compressed air. An 18-volt lithium-ion battery compresses air within a sealed aluminum chamber and releases it when you pull the trigger, providing instantaneous power. Two models are available, for 15- and 18-gauge collated nails. According to the company, both offer lighter weight (6.1 pounds) and a slimmer design than gas-powered units. ¦ Price: $390. 800-543-4596. www.senco.com.

SAFE START GRINDERS

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Fein angle grinder

Fein Power Tools has introduced a new line of low-vibration compact angle grinders (model WS-14) that lock out accidental start-ups. Optional Tip Start safety switches on T-series models require operators to touch two separate dust-sealed buttons to power up the unit. The tool will continue to run with just one button depressed, then come to an instant stop when the button is released. Five models are available in 4.5-, 5-, and 6-inch disk sizes. ¦ Price: $270 to $300. 800-441-9878. www.feinus.com.