The SFH 144-A CPC 14-volt lithium-ion hammer drill/driver from Hilti offers the power of an 18-volt tool with the weight of a 12 volter, the company says. The tool delivers 609 inch-pounds of torque and up to 34,200 bpm in masonry block. It features all-metal gears, drop-resistant glass-fiber-reinforced casing, and a state-of-charge indicator. The battery's individual cell management provides for reliable power, the company says, while drop-resistant housings stand up to jobsite conditions. Price: $405. 800-879-8000.