Like all of Panasonic’s cordless tools, this new reciprocating saw has undergone independent lab testing to certify its resistance to dust and water. The dual-voltage tool is compatible with the company’s 14.4- and 18-volt lithium-ion batteries. Weighing just 7 1/2-pounds, this compact 18-inch-long saw has a 1 1/8-inch stroke and is capable of 2,800 strokes per minute. The kit version includes one 18-volt battery, a charger, and carrying case. Price: $460 (tool only, $240). COO: Japan. 800.405.0652.