1 DRILL/DRIVER Bosch’s DDH181X-01L 18V brute tough ½-in. drill/driver with active response technology comes with
two fatpack batteries and a charger. Its auxiliary handle allows increased control with longer handle length and a tongue-and-groove
structure to prevent handle slippage. It has 708 in./lbs. of torque powered by a four-pole motor.
2 SANDER/POLISHER Milwaukee Tool’s compact M12 variable speed polisher/sander easily switches between polishing and sanding
modes. It has a dual-mode control and a variable-speed trigger, and a tool-free accessory change enables the user to quickly change
3 ROTARY HAMMER Makita’s 2-in. HR5212C AVT rotary hammer has enhanced antivibration technology, and a synchronized three-component system for significantly less vibration that results in a vibration rating of only 9m/s². The air-actuated counterbalance directs
air pressure from the crank and barrel room into the counterbalance cylinders to move counterweight pistons in the opposite direction
of the drive piston, which actively reduces vibration.
4 SCREWGUN De Walt’s DCF620 20V max XR brushless lithium-ion drywall screwgun drives screws into wood and steel studs. It has a
brushless motor and is available with two 2.0-Ah or two 4.0-Ah XRTM high-capacity, lithium-ion battery packs with fuel gauges. It has
a no-load speed of 4,400 rpm (the same expected of a corded screwgun), weighs 3. 3 lbs and is 8¾ in. long. It has an adjustable driving
depth nosecone, a trigger lock-on switch, an LED light with 20-second delay, and a belt clip.
5 CAULK/ADHESIVE GUN Ryobi’s 18V ONE+ power caulk and adhesive gun has more than 500 lbs. of push force to handle higher
viscosity material with ease and can apply more than 200 tubes of caulk per charged ONE+ battery.
6 GRINDER Porter-Cable’s 20V max lithium bare cutoff/grinder has a high-performance motor that produces 8,500 rpm for aggressive
cutting, removal and finishing, and it has a contoured overmolded handle for comfort. The cast metal gear housing helps dissipate heat
during extended use, and the spindle lock aids in easy wheel changes. The three-position side handle provides control in multiple positions.
7 RECIPROCATING SAW Drill Master’s cordless reciprocating saw cuts through various materials with an overmolded grip, an
adjustable footplate and an open shoe for better visibility and utility. It has an electric brake and safety trigger. It includes a 3–4 hour
charger; AC/DC wall adapter; 18V NiCd battery; 6-in., 6 TPI HCS wood blade; and 6 in., 18 TPI BIM metal blade. The 18V NiCd battery is
interchangeable with other Drill Master tools.
8 MULTITOOL Ridgid’s 12V lithium-ion JobMax multitool starter kit is compatible with most popular multitool accessories, and the
drive gear cover limits vibration and dampens sound. It has a compact head profile for reaching into tight spaces,
four directional head positions, and an LED light that illuminates work space. The variable-speed trigger provides
more control to match the application.