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Thoughts on the dewalt cordless framing nailer

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  • #519647
    monman1
    Pro

    Wow how much are they new?

    HD wants $660 here, and Lowes $580, but at a tool store they only want $560 fot it.

    Member since April 4, 2014

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    #519717
    DirtyWhiteBoy
    Pro
    Honolulu,, Hi.

    Everybody I know that has one loves it.

    #519746
    theamcguy
    Pro
    Fayetteville, NC

    HD wants $660 here, and Lowes $580, but at a tool store they only want $560 fot it.

    Everybody I know that has one loves it.

    Guess if you do a lot of nailing it is worth it.

    Automotive Pro
    Fayetteville, NC

    #520999
    monman1
    Pro

    Got the Dewalt cordless framing nailer today, i like it for the few nails i tryed with it.

    Member since April 4, 2014

    doer of all , master of none.

    #521003
    Warren6810
    Moderator
    Akron, OH

    Got the Dewalt cordless framing nailer today, i like it for the few nails i tryed with it.

    <figure class=”oe-video-container”><iframe width=”770″ height=”578″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/Y2SXCwtUy8A?feature=oembed&wmode=opaque&#8221; frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=””></iframe></figure>

    You wont regret it. We use ours a couple times a week. Some days more than others. Great for punch out, truss bracing, first day floor joists, and bsement framing.

    #521008
    Austin
    Pro
    Covington, KY

    Got the Dewalt cordless framing nailer today, i like it for the few nails i tryed with it.

    <figure class=”oe-video-container”><iframe width=”770″ height=”578″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/Y2SXCwtUy8A?feature=oembed&wmode=opaque&#8221; frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=””></iframe></figure>

    That thing fired faster than I expected. Definitely would be good for punch out but I dont think I would use it for full fledged framing.

    #521012
    Warren6810
    Moderator
    Akron, OH

    Got the Dewalt cordless framing nailer today, i like it for the few nails i tryed with it.

    <figure class=”oe-video-container”><iframe width=”770″ height=”578″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/Y2SXCwtUy8A?feature=oembed&wmode=opaque” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=””></iframe></figure>

    That thing fired faster than I expected. Definitely would be good for punch out but I dont think I would use it for full fledged framing.

    Too heavy for full time use, all of the cordless framers are. I probably use ours more than anyone. As the boss, I seldom stick with one task for very long before handing it off. Other times, I will notice something that needs nailed, a few blocks added, or a bearing point missing. If you are working in one spot, by all means grab a hose. But if you are moving around a lot, these things are sweet.

    #521214
    theamcguy
    Pro
    Fayetteville, NC

    Too heavy for full time use, all of the cordless framers are.

    Heavier than a air powered one? Still nice to know a cordless model can do framing.

    Automotive Pro
    Fayetteville, NC

    #521223

    @monman1 congrats on your new cordless nailer,

    Judging by the video, it looks like you will be satisfied, hopefully it’s going to last for awhile,

    #522166
    monman1
    Pro

    I used it a bit today nailing deck floor joists, and it worked great!

    Member since April 4, 2014

    doer of all , master of none.

    #522168
    Warren6810
    Moderator
    Akron, OH

    I used it a bit today nailing deck floor joists, and it worked great!

    There is a bit of a learning curve with it. Once you have used it a few times, it will feel more natural.

    #522197
    DirtyWhiteBoy
    Pro
    Honolulu,, Hi.

    Is it a rubber ban gun like their trim gun?

    #522390
    Warren6810
    Moderator
    Akron, OH

    Is it a rubber ban gun like their trim gun?

    I believe it is. I had my reservations about this thing being able to drive a spike consistently, but it has proved worthy.

    #522396
    madman_us
    Pro
    Palm Springs, CA

    Got the Dewalt cordless framing nailer today, i like it for the few nails i tryed with it.

    <figure class=”oe-video-container”><iframe width=”770″ height=”578″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/Y2SXCwtUy8A?feature=oembed&wmode=opaque&#8221; frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=””></iframe></figure>

    I missed that video but it looks like it works like a charm.
    And I noticed its pretty quiet too

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    #522455
    DirtyWhiteBoy
    Pro
    Honolulu,, Hi.

    Is it a rubber ban gun like their trim gun?

    I believe it is. I had my reservations about this thing being able to drive a spike consistently, but it has proved worthy.

    Have you put it through the drop test?? I know I’ve dropped my Hitachi more times that I can count and it keeps going. I did not long ago drop my 18ga. trim gun and it needs a new magazine now.

    #522463
    Warren6810
    Moderator
    Akron, OH

    Is it a rubber ban gun like their trim gun?

    I believe it is. I had my reservations about this thing being able to drive a spike consistently, but it has proved worthy.

    Have you put it through the drop test?? I know I’ve dropped my Hitachi more times that I can count and it keeps going. I did not long ago drop my 18ga. trim gun and it needs a new magazine now.

    While I have not intentionally dropped it, it certainly does not get babied and has taken a few minor hits. I have had the one for almost 18 months, and so far it still shoots like new.

    #522644
    theamcguy
    Pro
    Fayetteville, NC

    While I have not intentionally dropped it, it certainly does not get babied

    Nice to hear it can stand up to work site abuse and still work great.

    Automotive Pro
    Fayetteville, NC

    #522730
    Austin
    Pro
    Covington, KY

    Is it a rubber ban gun like their trim gun?

    I believe it is. I had my reservations about this thing being able to drive a spike consistently, but it has proved worthy.

    Have you put it through the drop test?? I know I’ve dropped my Hitachi more times that I can count and it keeps going. I did not long ago drop my 18ga. trim gun and it needs a new magazine now.

    Unless I was a tool tester where I was given a slew of free tools or got paid to test them I wouldn’t ever purposely drop my tools even ones that have been proven to be OK when done so like the brute drill

    #522797
    DirtyWhiteBoy
    Pro
    Honolulu,, Hi.

    Unless I was a tool tester where I was given a slew of free tools or got paid to test them I wouldn’t ever purposely drop my tools even ones that have been proven to be OK when done so like the brute drill

    On the job site tools do drop. A coworker looks over and says what’s that a durability test? So it happens and the good ones keep on going.

    #522812
    BeardedCarpenter
    Pro
    Winsted, CT

    I once dropped a Grip Rite framing nailer about 30 ft onto concrete. It leaked a little bit but kept firing nails.

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