Air Tools reviews

Bostitch 200PSI Oil Free compressors

New Bostitch High Efficiency, Oil-Free Compressors Bostitch recently announced the addition of two new high efficiency oil-free compressors – models CAP1645-OF and CAP1615-OF. Each compressor is oil-free and boasts a 200 PSI max / 15 amp operating system while emitting lower  lower noise levels than compressors with traditional induction motors. An induction motor is an AC motor where power is […]

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RIDGID Air JobMax Pneumatic Multi-Tool

RIDGID Air JobMax Pneumatic Multi-Tool Starter Kit Model  R9020PNK The RIDGID Air JobMax pneumatic multi-tool is the newest edition to the JobMax Multi-tool family. It is the first pneumatic tool with interchangeable heads and  at only 1.5 lbs.  The compact interchangeable head allows the user to operate this tool in tight places – a plus […]

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RIDGID Roofing Cutter

RIDGID Roofing Cutter Model R040SCA I hate cutting roofing shingles – it’s difficult, abuses the blades and is just plain difficult.   Apparently the folks at RIDGID hate it too because they just came out with a pneumatic roofing cutter that cuts through shingles like butter. The RIDGID Roofing Cutter runs at 9,600 SPMs and […]

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Senco JoistPro Metal Connector Nailer

Senco® Introduces JoistPro™ 150 and 250 Metal Connector Nailer Building a home or adding onto a home requires that today’s builder to use alot of metal connectors. New building codes require us to build and brace our structures  for hurricane force wind, lateral movement and uplift.   These stricter building codes have led the building […]

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Senco Fusion F-16A Review

Senco Fusion F-16A Cordless Angled Finish Nailer Cordless nailers continue to gobble up market share in the pneumatic fastening market. Until recently there existed two basic options including nailers that relied on a fuel source (gas) or battery powered versions that used the power of a flywheel. Both of those technologies had advantages but now […]

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Bostitch F28WW Industrial Stick Nailer Review

Model F28WW – 28° Industrial Framing Nailer System Bostitch sent us a couple new framing nailers for a new project we’re working on. They sent us their F28WW – 28° Industrial Framing Nailer System. Our framing crew is always looking for an extremely versatile nailer that’s easy to use, light-weight and reliable. I think the […]

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Paslode TetraGrip Review

Paslode TetraGrip – Subfloor Fastening System Last year Paslode introduced the TetraGrip sub-floor fastening system at the 2011 Builder’s Show. TetraGrip offers to help stop annoying floor squeaks and speed up construction of wood framed floor systems. The revolutionary new nail system includes a Patented nail design that looks like a cross between a nail […]

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PORTER-CABLE® Compact Trim Compressor Review – Model C1010

Porter-Cable C1010 Compact, Low-Noise, Trim Compressor Recently Porter-Cable introduced a new compact, low-noise, trim compressor to it’s line of pneumatic tools. The Model C1010 was introduced back in June and we’ve been testing it for a couple months now. Quiet, portable trim compressors are perfect for doing small jobs like cabinet trim, punch list work […]

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Ridgid Tri-Stack 5 Gallon Compressor Review

RIDGID Tri-Stack 5-Gallon Portable Electric Compressor Several months ago the folks at Ridgid sent me their new Tri-Stack 5 Gallon Compressor (Model OF50150TS) to test and review. Compressors are one of the power tools that my crew seems to destroy go through often so I was very interested to test this new compressor design. From […]

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Porter-Cable 23GA, 1-3/8” Pin Nailer Kit Review

Porter-Cable 23GA, 1-3/8” Pin Nailer Kit (model PIN138) Earlier this fall Porter-Cable introduced the first ever maintenance-free pin nailer with its new 23GA, 1-3/8” Pin Nailer Kit (model PIN138). We’ve been testing the new pin nailer for the last couple months so that we could share this review. Pin nailers are essential for projects where […]

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