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P840 Combo Kit

Ryobi - P840 Combo Kit

The tools in this cordless combo kit from Ryobi are light and comfortable to use

$169.00 (As of 12/1/2005)

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Editor's Review: A Look into Cordless Combo Kits

review date: December 1, 2005

The tools in Ryobi's cordless combo kit are light and comfortable to use, but they lack power. The drill is light enough for overhead work, and it has an excellent grip and great balance. The saw spins a 5-1/2-in. blade, which enables it to cut through 2x material but not a 1-3/4-in. LVL. This saw includes a laser-cutting guide mounted on the blade housing. The one-hour charger offers good diagnostic capability, but hot packs must be set aside to cool before being placed in the unit. The kit also includes a reciprocating saw, a light, and a wet/dry hand vacuum.

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Editor Test Results:

Overall Rating N/A
Power D
Endurance C
Controls/Adjustments C+
Batteries/Charger C

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Ryobi
Manufacturer's Web Site www.ryobitools.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number 800-525-2579
Weight 36 lb.
Dimensions N/A
Battery Type NiCd
Tools Included Hammer drill/driver, circular saw, reciprocating saw, light, wet/dry hand vacuum
Additional Tools Available Jigsaw, chainsaw, drill/driver, right-angle drill, impact driver, laminate trimmer, rotary cutout saw, caulking gun, sander, nailer

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