Metabo Corp.'s ASE 18 cordless reciprocating saw with a lithium-ion battery features a "Quick" blade changing system for easy, tool-free blade changes. Lithium-ion batteries weigh 40 percent less than traditional overall batteries and boast an increased service life of up to 1,500 charges when compared with rechargeable. The ASE 18 is 19.5", weighs 7.7 lbs. and comes with a charger, two battery packs and an assortment of saw blades. Other features include:
- An ergonomically designed handle reduces operator fatigue and allow closer access to difficult-to-reach locations.
- A tool-less adjustable depth stop and two-finger power stitch increase user comfort.
- A 0-2,700 stroke per minute delivery, with a stroke length of 1".