Bosch 23-Gauge Pinner

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Bosch
Model:
FNS138-23
Price:
$160

Description

* High-Powered: Best in class at sinking long nails into hardwood
* Zero-Nail Dry Fire Lock-Out: Prevents damage to work piece and internal components
* Automatic Nail Length Adjuster: Magazine automatically adjusts to nail lengths 1/2" to 1 3/8"
* In-Line Self-Cleaning Air Filter: Keeps debris away from valve and o-rings, improving life of tool
* Slim Lightweight Body: Better line of sight and maneuverability

WOOD magazine review

Dry-fire lockout protects this pinner

Review Summary

I love a pin nailer for securing boards and trim because the tiny pins leave almost no visible holes in the wood, especially in coarse-grain species such as oak, ash, or mahogany. And Bosch’s pinner does something that few can: It stops firing when out of pins. This dry-fire lockout prevents damage to the driving mechanism and keeps you from poking empty holes in your projects. To warn you when the pins are getting low in the gun, a red indicator shows in its view window.
The FNS138-23 punches pins from 1/2" to 1-3/8" long, and uses all brands of fasteners. (Despite making a full line of pneumatic nailers and staplers, Bosch does not make fasteners.) —Tested by Dave Campbell, Editorial Content Chief

Detailed Ratings

5.0
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

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