DeWalt 18V 2" Cordless Brad Nailer

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
DeWalt
Model:
DC608B
Price:
$220

Description

NOTE: This tool is sold without a battery (bare). You'll need to already own (or purchase) an 18-volt DeWalt battery and charger to use it.

* Voltage: 18V
* Nailer Operating Mode: Selective
* Front Handle Style: Nailing rate 4-5 nails/sec
* Nail Diameter: 18-gauge
* Magazine Angle: Straight
* Nail Length Capacity: 5/8" - 2"
* Magazine Capacity: 110
* Magazine Loading: Box style
* Integrated Belt Hook: Yes
* Jam Clearing: Yes

WOOD magazine review

Get rapid-fire action with this hoseless brad nailer

Review Summary

The 18-volt DC608 uses a flywheel drive mechanism to sink brads from 5⁄8" to 2" long in rapid-fire mode, just like a pneumatic unit, but with no stinky fuel cells. I gave it a good workout installing red-elm trim with 2" brads. I quickly dialed in the right setting using its 12-position depth adjustment, and found I could return to it later without test firing. Its narrow tip and dual LED lights make pinpoint brad placementeasy.
After a full day of use (in a measure-cut-fit-and-nail sequence), the battery never ran dead. The DC608 has a low-charge indicator light to let you know when to swap batteries. It also features quick, toolless removal of jammed brads, a low-on-brads indicator magazine window, and a switch lockout for safety without removing the battery. —Tested by Jan Svec

Detailed Ratings

4.5
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

3

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