Bostitch EHF1838K 18 Gauge Engineered Flooring Stapler Kit Bostitch is no newcomer to the fastener market. They introduced their first Model AO desk stapler in 1914, and they released the first Coil Nailer back in 1965, the model N2. When it comes to fastening 3/8” engineered hardwood over a wood subfloor, you can’t just reach […]
Why chose between a brad nailer and a micro pinner? That’s the question developers asked when developing the Senco FinishPro 21LXP 21 gauge pinner. It’s the solution for situations that 18 gauge just leaves too much finish work, but 23 gauge doesn’t offer the holding power. “The 21LXP provides the perfect balance of fastening strength […]
I was thrilled to receive the Ryobi 18V Cordless Narrow Crown Stapler (P360) to review after having the chance to use its cousin, the 18 Gauge Cordless Brad Nailer, a few months back. Together, they have become my go-to tools for trim fastening. Having a wainscoting job to do gave me the perfect opportunity to […]
The Senco SLS150Mg 18 Gauge 1/4″ Crown Stapler arrived in late 2013. Senco gave us a sneak peek of what to expect ahead of time. We were impressed and awarded it with our Pro Tool Innovation Award for Pneumatics. Senco SLS150Mg Crown Stapler Features The Mg in the model number is for, as you probably […]
I’ve been wanting to get my hands on the new Ryobi P320 AirStrike 18V brad nailer since it came out. Who wouldn’t? It’s a $129 cordless brad nailer that works with my other Ryobi ONE+ tools like the Ryobi P360 18 gauge stapler. Normally, I’d go and just buy one, but for several months it seemed […]
We don’t see a ton of new pin nailers hit the market, so when one does, it’s an attention-grabber. That’s the project carpenter in me talking, anyway. Senco is bringing two new 23 gauge pneumatic micro pinners (pin nailers) to retail shelves near you. There is the Senco FinishPRO 23SXP 1-3/8″ pin nailer and the […]
In the world of pneumatic nailers there’s not much that excites me anymore, unless we’re talking about brad nailers and Jennifer Aniston in the same sentence. And then I came across the 18 gauge Bostitch Smart Point brad nailer. It’s not Jennifer, but to a guy who works as a carpenter all day, it’s at […]
The FNA250-15 15-ga finish nailer from Bosch is quite possibly the most convenient and lightweight finish nailers we’ve used to-date. With conveniences like a trigger that can easily change modes without having to be replaced, to an adjustable drive depth that can be activated with your fingers, this tool is taking construction and finishing to a new level of simplicity. Its small size and lightweight frame makes it easy to maneuver into tight spots and get that last corner shot. We actually brought it along to a few job sites and interviewed several pros, letting them handle and use the Bosch FNA250-15 Finish Nailer for themselves. Reactions, while different, were all quite positive. Most shared similar comments about how the tool was easy to hold, had little girth, and could be adjusted at will. Though we never encountered any jams, the business end of the tool can be taken apart so easily that it was easy to see that any difficulties or problems could be dealt with quickly and conveniently.
Arrow introduced the new EBN320 R.E.D. Professional Electric Brad Nail Gun, built for the perfect professional finish solution for professional building trades and do-it-yourself markets. RED stands for “Reliable, Ergonomic and Durable”. The latest addition to Arrow Fastener’s new R.E.D. product line, the EBN320 R.E.D. Electric Brad Nail Gun uses up to 2″ (50mm) 18 […]
We’ve tried about every Bosch nailer to-date, and it looks like, with the BNS200-18 18 Gauge Brad Nailer, the company just may have saved its best for last. It’s smaller than most brad nailers we’ve seen to-date. It’s also extremely light at just over two pounds. It feels natural in the hand and is extremely maneuverable, with above-average ergonomics and features that really count – like dry-fire lockout and a tool-less trigger mode change. In a word, it’s fantastic.