The M12 lithium-ion system now includes the industry’s first cordless palm nailer. It delivers the performance of a pneumatic, but it does not require a hose or a compressor. Weighing 3.4 pounds, it will drive a 16D 3½-inch nail in less than two seconds and will drive 100 of these nails per charge. Cost: $99 (without battery) and $129 (with battery).Milwaukee Electric Tool

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