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Milwaukee's new hand-tool line is growing, with several everyday tools for the electrical and plumbing trades. The most unique development is the patent-pending ECX bit (in two sizes) that comes in the electrician's 11-in-1 Screwdriver ($15). Terminal and mounting screws found on switches, receptacles, and conduit fittings have special head sockets that can be driven with Phillips, square-drive, or flat screwdrivers. In effect, Milwaukee reverse-engineered the versatile screw by making a bit that fills the entire socket for secure, no-slip driving. The other tools rounding out the line are two utility knives, a screwdriver set, PVC and mini hacksaws, and two jab saws. The folding version of the jab saw fits 4-inch recip-saw blades. 800-729-3878, www.milwaukeetool.com.