A Hitachi Weighing in at 7 pounds, the NR90AD 3 ½-inch clipped-head framing nailer has an industry-leading power-to-weight ratio, the maker says, helping to minimize user fatigue. It has a tool-free adjustable depth-of-drive dial, selective actuation, nose-mounted vibration pads, and an extended grip. 800.829.4752.
B Bosch Featuring a built-in 50-foot cord, the RotoZip RZ25 Drywall Router is ideal for cutting out electrical boxes, vents, and more in nearly any location without the need for an extension cord. The RZ25 5.5-amp, 30,000-rpm spiral saw has a soft-grip body that reduces vibration and a soft-band handle that provides a more secure grip. The router weighs 3.4 pounds. 877.768. 6947.
C Stanley-Bostitch The SB150SLCB-1 cap stapler provides a more efficient way of installing felt, housewrap, and foam board because the tool uses wider 5/16-inch crown SL staples that resist punching through the plastic cap, providing better tear-off performance than ¼-inch crown staples and helping prevent overdrives, the company says. The cap stapler has a lightweight aluminum housing, weighs 4.7 pounds, and provides 300 inch-pounds of stapling power. 800.556.6696.
D Zircon Utilizing the company's CenterVision technology, the MultiScanner OneStep five-function wall scanner pinpoints the center and edges of wall studs and joists with one pass-through of surfaces. The scanner locates wood studs, joists, metal, and rebar and also detects and traces hot electrical wires. The tool has an ergonomic design and a non-slip grip. 800.245.9265.
E Lenox Combining optimized blade geometry, a patented tooth design, and advanced coatings technology, Lenox Gold bi-metal reciprocating saw blades are designed to last longer and to cut faster than other recip saw blades, offering increased productivity and a lower cost per cut. The blades' improved wear resistance has been proven to last more than twice as long as competitive blades in independent testing, the manufacturer claims. 800.628.8810.