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Winter 2013-2014

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Tool News - Craftsman C3 Lithium-Ion Power Tools

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With the Craftsman C3 cordless power tool system, one 19.2 V DieHard rechargeable battery provides long lasting power to more than 25 Craftsman C3 cordless power tools. When using the Craftsman C3 tools with a 19.2 V DieHard lithium-ion battery, users will experience a more lightweight feel, 295 percent better performance, and 40 percent longer shelf life than its Ni-Cad counterpart. The battery charges in less than one hour and contains an indicator that turns from green to yellow to red, showing the battery’s energy level. C3 tools are also compatible with a 19.2 V DieHard Ni-Cad battery. The following are just a few of the many tools powered by these batteries:



C3 Compact Lithium-Ion Drill/Driver– The lithium-ion battery makes the drill driver 30 percent lighter than non lithium-ion full size drills. With the included battery, the motor delivers up to 340 in.lb. and has two speeds. The drill is equipped with a 1/2 in. keyless chuck, adjustable torque clutch and built-in LED work light to handle jobs with dim lighting. The compact design only weighs 3.8 lbs. without the battery. The C3 Compact Lithium-Ion Drill/Driver retails for $179.99.



C3 Jigsaw with Laser– This cordless jigsaw features Laser Trac for proper blade alignment to follow line of cut and a powerful motor to handle a heavy workload. The saw has trigger controlled variable speed (0-1200 RPM) to customize for each job, four orbital cutting positions to cut various materials, a 1 in. blade stroke for a longer blade life, tool-less blade clamp, overmold handle for added control, tilt base and on board blade storage for convenient use. The C3 Jigsaw with Laser retails for $59.99.

 

Additional Craftsman C3 tools powered by the 19.2 V DieHard batteries include the C3 Hammer Drill, C3 ½ Drill, C3 19.2 V Impact Driver, C3 19.2 V DieHard Reciprocating Saw with LED, C3 19.2 V Pad Sander and many more.


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