Reciprocating Saws are suited for DIY applications.

Press Release Summary:

Skil 9215, powered by 8.5 A motor, features tool-less blade change system and variable speed control dial. With appropriate blade, tool cuts through materials such as wood, metal, and PVC pipe. It suits do-it-yourselfers (DYIs) during fixing, remodeling, or building projects. Also powered by 8.5 A motor, Skil 9205 offers variable speed dial and on-tool blade storage. It suits sporadic projects such as trimming trees or fixing smaller projects.

Original Press Release:

Skil Power Tools Introduces Two New Reciprocating Saws to DIY Market

New saws allow homeowners to tackle more projects than ever before

Mt. Prospect, Ill. -The new powerful, feature-laden Skil reciprocating saws provide fast, efficient cutting in every application. These new saws provide unmatched power for their class.

The 9215 8.5amp recip saw is targeted toward do-it-yourselfers who need to fix, remodel or build projects around the house. The tool-less blade change system makes blade changing quick and easy and eliminates the need for extra wrenches, while the variable speed control dial allows the user to select the optimum speed for their application. With the appropriate blade, this tool cuts through all types of material including wood, metal and PVC pipe. The tool provides ergonomic comfort and control and has a LED indicator to inform users the tool has power and the blade will start when the trigger is pulled.

The 9205 also boasts an 8.5 amp motor. It is the ideal tool for any homeowner who uses a reciprocating saw sporadically for such projects as trimming trees or fixing small projects around the house. The saw has a variable speed dial to set the speed based on the material and on-tool blade storage for user convenience. Any user building a retaining area for a swing set, garden or patio would find this tool to be the perfect complement for the job.

"The reciprocating saw category for do-it-yourselfers is constantly evolving," said Garth Prince, product manager at Skil Power Tools. "These tools have become common in households due to their versatility as a helpful tool around the house and for serious DIYers. We listened to what our customers want in their recip saws and created two tools that meet their demands."

The 9215 recip saw comes equipped with three Skil recip saw blades® and a tool bag; it retails for $69.99. The 9205 comes equipped with three Skil recip blades® and retails for $59.99. Both saws will be available at home improvement centers nationwide in July.

About Skil Power Tools
Skil Power Tools is a leader in portable electric power tools and accessories serving the consumer and professional construction markets. Skil is proud to deliver a complete line of power tools that are designed and engineered to help DIYers turn their houses into homes, while providing professionals tough, cost-conscience tools for the jobsite. For more information about Skil Power Tools visit or call toll-free 877-SKIL-999.

Beth Fox
Public Relations for Skil Power Tools
(217) 553-7887

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