DeWalt FLEXVOLT Cordless Air Compressor

With DeWalt’s new FLEXVOLT cordless air compressor, you can leave your extension cord in the truck. This compressor is perfect for professional finishing carpenters: It’s compact and light, with a built-in handle and roll cage, so moving from room to room has never been easier. And its brushless motor, heavy-duty oil-free pump and 2.5 gallon pancake tank allow you to drive as many as 1,220 brad nails per charge when using a 6.0 Ah FLEXVOLT 60 volt battery pack.

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Compact Cordless Reciprocating Saws

With the new DeWalt DCS367 20V MAX XR Compact Cordless Reciprocating Saw hitting shelves this month, we thought it’d be a great time to look at our lineup of compact cordless reciprocating saws.

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DeWalt FLEXVOLT 12″ Dual Bevel Sliding Mitre Saw

DeWalt FLEXVOLT has arrived at KMS Tools! One of the most exciting products in this new line is the DHS790AT2 12″ cordless dual bevel sliding mitre saw. That’s right, a cordless mitre saw. And we’ve got it for $1,099.95* including two batteries, a charger, 12″ blade, AC adapter and bonus free stand.

Powered by either two 60 Volt FLEXVOLT batteries or an AC power cord, the DHS790AT2 uses its powerful and efficient 120 Volt brushless motor to cut up to 7-1/2″ of nested crown moulding—delivering both the convenience of cordless and the output and reliability of corded power.

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DeWalt has announced its newest cordless technology, FLEXVOLT, which brings corded power to a cordless system.

The FLEXVOLT battery switches voltage to match the tool, so it’s compatible with DeWalt’s existing 20V MAX platform as well as the new 60V MAX and 120V MAX cordless lineup that includes a cordless table saw and cordless 12″ sliding mitre saw. The new mitre saw uses two FLEXVOLT 60V MAX batteries to deliver 120 Volts and the cutting performance of a corded saw.

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DeWalt Tool Connect

DeWalt’s Tool Connect uses Bluetooth technology to track, control and assess batteries on the jobsite. It’s another innovation that exemplifies how manufacturers are integrating wireless technology into their cordless tools.

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Oscillating Tools: Why You Need One

What’s an Oscillating Tool?

Basically, an oscillating tool is the jackknife of power tools. Oscillating tools can handle a ton of tasks—cutting, grinding, scraping, sanding, sawing—and deliver clean results in tight quarters. Oscillating tools are popular with carpenters, contractors, tradespeople, flooring and cabinet installers, and serious hobbyists. Regardless of the job, professionals love these tools.

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DeWALT Professional Reference Series Books

DeWALT has a new Professional Reference Series of books for the trades-person.  The books themselves are, of course, durable, which one might expect in a book by DeWALT.  On top of that, they are compact enough to fit in your toolbox and bring to a job site, and detailed enough to actually be worth keeping with you on the job site.

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2011 KMS Tools Woodshow is in Full Swing

Come on by our Coquitlam location today and tomorrow (Oct 14 & 15) 8am to 6pm to see what’s going on.

  • Free KMS safety glasses to the first 100 people each day
  • Free Admission
  • Free Parking
  • Free Popcorn, smokies & pop (donation will be taken to help building projects in Costa Rica)
  • Tons of Live Seminars  and Demonstrations every hour on the hour
  • Enter to win a General Dream Shop Giveaway
  • Enter to win a King Industrial Band Saw
  • Tons of factory reps on hand
  • Pacific Woodworkers Guild project showcase

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DeWALT announces new DWS780 12″ Double Bevel Sliding Compound Mitre Saw

DeWALT has recently introduced their new 12″ Double Bevel Sliding Compound Mitre Saw (DWS780).  It seems to have some improvements over the earlier DeWALT DW718 model.  Improved cutting capacity, from 6-1/2″ vertical capacity to 6-3/4″ with baseboard against fence.  Crown molding vertically nested capacity has increased from 6-5/8″ to 7-1/2″.  Their crown molding lying flat capacity has gone from 11-1/4″ to 13-3/4″ and they’ve improved their dust collection ability to be more than an afterthought.

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