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New Craftsman 20V Tools and Batteries for 2020


New Craftsman V20 Tools and Batteries for 2020

Craftsman adds to the V20 brushless line of tools with a 20V 1/2-in. Mid-Torque Impact Wrench, 7-1/4 in. Circular Saw, Two-Speed Reciprocating Saw, 4-1/2 in. Small Angle Grinder, and SDS+ Cordless Rotary Hammer. Along with these tools, Craftsman will also add a 6.0Ah and 9.0Ah battery to the V20 platform. Look for the new tools and batteries to hit shelves in summer 2020.

10-Second Summary

  • 1/2-in. V20 Brushless Mid Torque Impact Wrench (CMCF920B): $159
  •  7-1/2-in. V20 Brushless Circular Saw (CMCS550B): $129
  • Two-Speed V20 Brushless Reciprocating Saw (CMCS350B): $129
  • 4-1/2-in. V20 Brushless Small Angle Grinder (CMCG450B): $129
  •  SDS+ V20 Brushless Rotary Hammerdrill (CMCH233B): $159
  •  6.0Ah Battery (CMCB206): $129
  •  9.0Ah Battery (CMCB209): $149
  •  Dual Port V20 Charger (CMCB124): $99
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 1/2-in. V20 Brushless Mid-Torque Impact Wrench

This impact wrench offers a brushless motor that, with a 4.0Ah battery, runs for up to 26% longer than the brushed V20 CMCF900 1/2-in. Impact Wrench. Craftsman specs that it can generate up to 275 ft-lbs of max fastening torque.

New Craftsman 20V Tools impact wrench

The Craftsman CMCF920 features a hog ring anvil for easy socket changes, a variable speed trigger, 2 mode settings, and an LED work light.

Craftsman CMCF920 Impact Wrench Summary

  • Torque: 275 ft-lbs
  • Hog ring anvil
  • Variable speed trigger
  • 2 mode settings
  • LED work light
  • Price: $159

7-1/4 in. V20 Brushless Circular Saw

Craftsman claims that the brushless motor in this saw provides up to 75% more power than the brushed motor of the Craftsman 6-1/2 in. Circular Saw (CMCS500B).

New Craftsman 20V Tools 7-1/4" circular saw

It features an LED worklight and a maximum bevel of 56° with positive stops at 22.5° and 45°. It comes with an upper metal guard and aluminum shoe.

Craftsman CMCS550B 20V Circular Saw Summary

  • 75% more power than the CMCS500B
  • 56° max bevel
  • 22.5° and 45° bevel stops
  • Aluminum shoe.
  • LED worklight
  • Price: $129

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V20 Brushless Two-Speed Reciprocating Saw

Again, we’re seeing a big improvement to power with the addition of a brushless motor. Craftsman claims that this recipe generates up to 75% more power than the brushed-motor model (CMCS300).

The CMCS350 features a variable 2-speed trigger, and it can reach a no-load speed of up to 2,300 SPM. It has a reinforced pivoting shoe for better control and a tool-free blade release. An LED worklight keeps your work visible, while rubber grips protect your hands from taking a beating.

Be sure to check out our Best 18V cordless reciprocating saw head-to-head review.

Craftsman CMCS350 Recip Saw Summary

  • 2-speeds (up to 2,300 SPM)
  • Variable-speed trigger
  • Reinforced pivoting shoe
  • Tool-free blade release
  • LED worklight
  • Rubber grips
  • Price: $129

4-1/2-in. V20 Brushless Small Angle Grinder

New Craftsman 20V Tools angle grinder

Craftsman’s small angle grinder features a brushless motor that reaches no-load speeds of up to 8,500 rpm. It features a paddle switch, a tool-free guard, and a 3-position side handle that provides versatility and comfort.

Craftsman CMCG450 20V Angle Grinder Recap

  • Brushless motor
  • Speeds (no-load): 8,500 RPM
  • Paddle switch
  • Tool-free guard
  • 3-position side handle
  • Price: $129

V20 Brushless SDS+ Rotary Hammer

According to EPT-Procedure 05/2010, this rotary hammer delivers 2.0 joules of impact energy. It maintains up to 5,500 BPM to hammer through the tough materials. Craftsman also claims that they’ve paid special attention to the weight and balance of the design. The brushless motor maximizes runtime and efficiency.

Craftsman CMCH233 SDS Plus Rotary Hammer

  • Power: 2.0 joules
  • Impact speed: 5,500 BPM
  • Optimized weight and balance
  • Brushless motor
  • Price: $159

New Craftsman 20V Tools include 2 More Batteries

Going over new Craftsman 20V tools may get some people very excited. However, two new battery additions are also joining the V20 platform. These include the Craftsman V20 6.0Ah and the V20 9.0Ah battery. Both work with all V20 tools and equipment and both feature a push-button 3-LED charge indicator. The 6.0Ah battery retails for $129 while the 9.0Ah battery retails for $149. The V20 Dual Port charger has a price of just $99.

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Expect the 2020 additions to the Craftsman V20 line to hit Lowe’s shelves this summer. For more information, visit the Craftsman site by clicking here.

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letmepicyou

Is it just me or are these looking decidedly Milwaukee-esque? I’d like to see Pro Tool reviews get a little more in-depth. I’d like to see tool teardowns as part of the shootouts and reviews. You can get a much better feel for how a tool is made and how it’s going to last when you take it apart. Things like where do they use bushings, where do they use ball bearings, do they use high quality synthetic lubricants or cheap hundred-year-old clay-based Grease? Where do they use sintered bronze gears, where do they use plastic gears; these things matter.… Read more »

timothy Supriano

I want a cordless fan and weed sprayer

Darby

Can’t wait.

Big Richard

Forgot to mention the V20 cordless air compressor.