Along with all the other releases today, DeWALT has 2 new reciprocating saws.  They focused a lot on the 20V line, Luckily they did not forget about the 12V Max line.

12 Volt MAX Pivot Reciprocating Saw (DCS310S1) – It looks sort of like the Porter Cable PCL120CRC-2 and has the following specs: 9/16-inch stroke length, 0-2,700 strokes per minute (RPMs), and a 12 Volt MAX* 1.5 Ah battery.  It has an LED light YAY!


“The DCS310 will be available in April 2012 at Lowe’s and independent distributors. The kit (DCS310S1) will feature one DCS310 reciprocating saw, one 12 Volt MAX* 1.5 Ah Lithium Ion battery pack, one 30-minute charger, one four-inch six TPI wood cutting blade, one four-inch 18 TPI metal cutting blade and a kit bag. The kit is expected to retail for approximately $149.00. The DCS310 will also be offered in a variety of 12 Volt MAX* combo kits, including the DCK212S2 ($199.00), a two tool combo kit featuring the 12 Volt MAX* 3/8” Drill/Driver (DCD710), and the DCK413 ($279.00), a four tool combo kit complete with the 12 Volt MAX* Drill/Driver (DCD710), 12 Volt MAX* 3/8” Impact Wrench (DCF813) and the 12 Volt MAX* LED Work Light (DCL510).”  


Corded Reciprocating Saw (DWE357) – I really like the out of the box thinking on this, the new design makes it 20% shorter than traditional reciprocating saws.  10 amps, 2800 stories per minute and a 1/ 1/8″ blade stroke length all in the palm of you hand and best of all it fits between the rafters.

“The reciprocating saw will be available at home centers and through the independent channel in the second half of 2012. The DWE357 is expected to retail for approximately $129.00, and will come standard with a three-year limited warranty, one-year free service contract and 90-day money-back guarantee.”