Paslode Cordless XP Framing Nailer CF325XP

Paslode Cordless XP Framing Nailer Review

The folks at Paslode have redesigned their cordless framing nailer and fuel to provide increase power and performance in cold weather fastening applications.

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As a regular user of the Paslode cordless nailer I can attest to the sometimes-sluggish performance in the winter. Often times I would have to warm the nailer indoors or in my truck while driving to a job site. That’s no fun, trust me.

Better Tool and Fuel

The Paslode Cordless XP Framing Nailer CF325XP now combines forces with a new fuel formula that delivers effective performance down to 14 degrees Fahrenheit.

I’ve always loved the portability aspect of these nailers, freeing oneself from the air hose tether is a nice thing.

My favorite features of this nailer were covered in this tool review.

A few highlights are;

  • Li-ion battery that provides the power to install 9,000 nails per charge.
  • The ability to reach a full battery charge in 1-hour and the;
  • 2-minute Quick Charge for Up to 200 shots
  • Lightweight, durable design. This nailer weighs 7.2 lbs.
  • Easy to use and effective depth of drive adjustment
  • The battery slide on/off switch to eliminate phantom drain.
  • Fuel life is 24 months from date of manufacture

What’s New?

The Paslode Cordless XP Framing Nailer features a re-engineered power vent design for the combustion engine. This new design increases power from 85 to 95 Jules. This power improves this tools already awesome power to drive nails flush into laminated veneer lumber.

NEW All-season Framing Fuel Formula

The newly re-formulated framing fuel cells eliminates time-consuming and annoying steps to try to keep the fuel warm during cold days.

Specifications:

  • Model CF325XP
  • Weight 7.2 lbs w/battery
  • Height 14.5″
  • Length 12″
  • Width 4″
  • Speed 2-3 nails per second
  • Nail Capacity 1 strip
  • Nail Range 2″-3 1/4″ in length, .113″ to .131″ shank diameters
  • Nail Angle 30º
  • Nail Type Paslode RounDrive® Offset Full Head (Brite or GalvGuard)
  • Nails per Fuel Cell Approximately 1200
  • Fuel life 24 months from date of manufacture
  • Battery Life 9000 nails per charge

Summary

The improved speed and handling really make the Paslode Cordless XP Framing Nailer CF325XP and the new fuel, a worthwhile cordless upgrade.

The time saved from not having to lug a compressor and hose around, is worth it alone, not to mention my back thanks Paslode for not having to carrying the compressor!

Paslode CF325XP Video Sneak Peek

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Rob Robillard

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