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Big bits


DeWalt has designed a range of f ive heavy-duty cordless drills that promise faster speeds, particularly with large diameter bits. The XRP range includes two 18 V models, a 14.4 V version and two 12 V drills. The manufacturer said the drills have a high power motor and redesigned three-speed transmission along with 13 mm self-t ighten ing chucks, which tighten during the drilling process.