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Festool CXS SpecsWeight without chuck: 2 poundsWeight with keyless chuck: 2.4 poundsRpm: 0–400/0–1,200Maximum torque: 142 inch-poundsCharge time: 30 minutes for 100%, 20 minutes for 80%Price: $275Warranty: 3 years for tool, batteries, charger; 30-day money-back guaranteeFestool USA 888/337-8600festoolusa.com Earlier this year, I tested seven subcompact drill/driver kits for JLC ("12-Volt Drill/Drivers," 6/11). Each tool had a 3/8-inch keyless chuck, and a high and a low speed range. The battery packs held three 3.6-volt lithium-ion cells to deliver a nominal 10.8 volts. My favorite models - the DeWalt DCD710S2, the Milwaukee 2410-22, and the Ridgid R92009 - easily bored about forty 3/4-inch holes through 2-by Douglas fir per charge and could...

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