Air Tools reviews

Metabo HPT Launches Pro Finish Nailers

Metabo HPT (formerly Hitachi Power Tools) Extends the Pneumatic A5 Series with the Launch of Pro Finish Nailers BRASELTON, GA. (June 14, 2019) – Metabo HPT (formerly Hitachi Power Tools) today announced the new A5 series of pneumatic Pro Finish nailers including the NT50A5 2” 18-Gauge Pro Brad Nailer and NT65A5 2-1/2” 16-Gauge Pro Finish […]

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Ridgid 15 Gallon 200 psi Compressor Review 

Ridgid OF150200A – 15 Gallon 200 psi Compressor Larger air compressors make many operations go smoothly on the construction job site and in the workshop.  They improve overall production performance and operation versatility. High capacity compressors are useful for a multitude of applications including finish and trim carpentry, framing, roofing, flooring, siding, decking, and all […]

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Makita Framing Nailer AN924 Review

Makita AN924 3-1/2-inch 22-Degree Round Head Framing Nailer Makita just released a new 3-1/2″ Framing Nailer, 21° Full Round Head (AN924). The AN924 features enhancements such as: Larger capacity air chamber, which allows for increased power to drive nails up to 3-1/2” x .148 (16d) nails Top-loading, solid aluminum magazine, which is an easier and more […]

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Hitachi EC28M Ultra Quiet Compressor Review

Hitachi EC28M Ultra Quiet Compressor Review Back in February of 2018, we attended a media event for Hitachi Power Tools. It was during this event that we first got a chance to try out the MultiVolt tools as well as learn about the name change to Metabo HPT. At this event we also got to […]

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DEWALT 20V Corded/Cordless Inflator DCC0201

DEWALT 20V Inflator Inflators, the smaller cousins of air compressors, are designed mostly to inflate tires but they have a more specialized function. The idea behind tire inflators are that they are more portable than the air compressors. The large compressors usually have tanks and wheels and so on, so they are not exactly built […]

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Hitachi 15-Gauge Angled Finish Nailer, NT65MA4 Review

Hitachi NT65MA4 1-1/4 Inch to 2-1/2 Inch 15-Gauge Angled Finish Nailer with Air Duster Recently we took the Hitachi 15-gauge angled finish nailer,NT65MA4  to our jobsite to review. Historically we have used 16-gauge finish nails on our trim work. 16-gauge finish nailers have a smaller diameter and generally smaller and lighter nailers. 15 gauge nailers […]

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Makita 15 Gauge Angled Finish Nailer (Model AF635) Review

Makita AF635 Finish Nailer While cordless finish nailers are improving quickly there’s still a place for pneumatic finish nailers on the job site. We recently tested one of Makita’s newest pneumatic finish nailers (Makita AF635 Finish Nailer) on a job finishing out a commercial building renovation. The Makita AF635 15 Gauge Angled Finish Nailer is […]

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Hitachi NR83AA5 Paper Collated Framing Nailer

Hitachi Framing Nailer NR83AA5 Review When you hear the term “Framing nailer” one company comes to mind, Hitachi. The name Hitachi has been at the front of the pack for more than a decade, with their innovation and solidly built framing nailers. In this review, we’ll be taking a look at the Hitachi NR83AA5 Paper […]

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Senco FinishPro 30XP

Senco FinishPro 30XP 15 Gauge Finish Nailer Review Small and light The magnesium frame on the Senco FinishPro 30XP makes it one of the lightest 15 gauge nailers on the market weighing in at a little under 4 lbs, it is also quite small only 12 inches long. The short body makes the balance on this […]

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MILWAUKEE M18 FUEL ONE KEY IMPACT DRIVER Review

MILWAUKEE M18 FUEL ONE KEY IMPACT DRIVER Review (Model 2757-22) THE EARLY DAYS OF IMPACT DRIVERS In the fall of 2003, I had just started on the path to become a carpenter. I was attending the local woodworking show where almost all of the major power tool companies were unveiling a brand new tool, the […]

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