Arrow T50 R.E.D. Staple Gun and Brad Nail Gun Review
Arrow T50 R.E.D.™ Professional Manual Staple Gun and 1″ Brad Nail Gun
Arrow Fastener Company just released the all new T50 R.E.D.™ Professional Manual Staple Gun and 1″ Brad Nail Gun. The T50 R.E.D.™ professional manual staple gun and 1” brad nail gun features U.S. patented drive technology that enables the user to set a staple or nail right on virtually any surface.
It also offers up to 40 percent more power than selective competitive products on the market, which makes it more versatile on the job site. Professionals and DIYers alike will really appreciate that the T50 R.E.D.™ staple gun is 50 percent easier to squeeze than the T50® staple gun, which results in much less fatigue so you can keep working longer. It’s also the only manual tacker capable of firing a 1” brad nail. The T50 R.E.D.™ staple gun complements the classic T50® staple gun, which will remain available in stores nationwide.
The folks at Arrow sent us the all new T50 R.E.D.™ staple gun to test and evaluate. I’ve been using an Arrow staple gun since I was a kid helping my dad around the house so I was very curious to see what the excitement was all about.
They sent us the new T50 R.E.D.™ staple gun along with some 3/8″ staples and 1″ long brads to test. The new design includes an easy to use high/low power setting and the ability to drive 1″ long brads.
Manual Staple Gun
The manual staple gun feature really impressed me. First of all the trigger is much easier to squeeze compared to my old T50 stapler. Also the staples drive into harder surfaces with ease. As you can see in the photo above I was able to easily drive the 3/8″ long staples into engineered lumber without any trouble. The staple gun is very comfortable in your hand and easy to use.
Manual Brad Nail Gun
The brad nail gun wasn’t quite as impressive. As you can see above I was not able to fully drive the 1″ long brads even in KD lumber. I tested several different wood species with similar results. This is certainly an interesting feature but one that I probably won’t use anytime soon.
I was very impressed with the new T50 R.E.D.™ staple gun. Not only is the staple gun comfortable to use but it’s far more powerful and easier to operate. Even though the brad nail feature didn’t impress me I think the staple gun’s new improvements are definitely worth upgrading. Arrow has been a serious leader when it comes to staplers and I’m still a fan!
The new T50 R.E.D.™ staple gun will be available in stores this fall just in time for the busy holiday shopping season. Pick one up for your favorite handyman!
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