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A Look into Cordless Combo Kits

Whichever one you buy, the circular saw, drill, and batteries are the guts of the system

Cordless tools are overtaking their corded cousins. Case in point: cordless drills. Does anyone own a corded drill anymore? Now, cordless drills are being packaged with other cordless tools: circular saws, reciprocating saws, and jigsaws, to name a few. When you buy a cordless tool, you're really buying into a system of cordless tools. In this review, Andy Beasley presents a big-picture overview of what's available in the combo kit world, and a small-picture test of 18-volt drills and circular saws, which are the main reasons for buying a combo kit. A sidebar on battery technology contains a handy do's and don'ts section.

A Look into Cordless Combo Kits
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