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5 Best 12-Volt Cordless Drills

The cordless drill is the most useful tool in any man’s bag. Untethered power and portability combined with the ability to go from drill to drive in mere seconds make it the go-to grab for most projects around the house. While the 18V and 20V bit-twisters of the world have homes on the belts of contractors and semi-pro weekend warriors alike, breaking out the big guns just to hang a picture or tighten some screws is well, overkill — plus every now and then things can get a little tight. Whether you’re just beginning your collection or adding to the fleet, the torque and twist-time offered by today’s 12V versions rivals many of their corded counterparts, minus the heft; that can often be the difference between completing a job and cursing til the cows come home.

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Worx SD Semi-Automatic Power Screwdriver

Studies show that we spend between 16 and 31 minutes a day (that’s between one and two years over a lifespan) searching for things like keys, remote controls, eyeglasses, dry shotgun shells and clean underwear. Pretty depressing, eh? The Worx SD Semi-Automatic Power Screwdriver ($50) aims to chop off a few minutes by providing a…

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Milwaukee M12 600 MCM Cable Cutter

Electrical trade professionals or efficient Mafioso just gained a new tool for faster job performance. Milwaukee’s M12 600 MCM cable cutter slices up to 600 MCM, 750 MCM Aluminum, 1 3/16” communications cable or fat Cohibas with ease. The portable tool’s scissor jaws make round cuts in tight spaces with a two-speed 12 volt power-ratcheting…

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Black and Decker Matrix Modular Tool System

Filling a toolbox is no cheap venture. For the cash-strapped, the Black and Decker Matrix Modular Tool System provides a unique opportunity to build a quality fix-it arsenal with minimal bank roll trauma. Using B&D’s Quick Connect System, the tool’s included drill/driver head can be swapped out for up to six other options including an…