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Once again, manufacturers are redefining our ideas about cordless tools with higher battery voltages and applications we would only have guessed at a few years ago. Here is a closer look at three new cordless saws which were introduced at the 1999 National Hardware Show in Chicago. Bosch 24-Volt The 24-volt Bosch Model 3960CFK is actually a kit which includes a 61/2-inch blade-left cordless saw with a dust port for vacuum attachment, a 24-volt drill/driver, a 24-volt flashlight, two batteries, a charger, and a plastic case, all for about $489. The 3,600 rpm 9.2 lb. saw has enough power to rip framing lumber, is stable through the cut, has a comfortable grip and easy-to-use controls. The 2 amp-hour battery provides