Top 10 Positive Placement Nail Gun – Power Framing Nailers

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1. Bostitch

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BOSTITCH Metal Connector Nailer, 1-1/2-Inch MCN150

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Bostitch #ad - Compact design of the framing nailer gun fits between 12-inch O. C. Joists. Exposed nail tip places fastener point directly into connector holes for a fast and precise application.

In-line magazine offers balance for maneuverability. Compact design fits easily into hard to reach spaces - MCN150 only 10-1/2-inch tall. Exclusive safety system prevents misfires. Low nail lockout prevents dry fires. Lightweight design for minimal fatigue. Drives 1-1/2-inch paper tape collated metal connector nails. 131-inch -. 148-inch diameter. Exposed nail tip design fires in the hole for fast precise nailing.
BrandBostitch #ad
ManufacturerBostitch #ad
Height5.13 Inches
Length14 Inches
Weight5.83 Pounds
Width14 Inches
Part NumberMCN150
ModelMCN150
Warranty7 Year Limited Warranty

2. DEWALT

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DEWALT Metal Connector Nailer, 1-1/2-Inch DWMC150

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DEWALT #ad - Tool-free adjustable rafter hook for convenience. At 105" 26. 7 cm tall, fits conveniently inside 12" 305 cm on-center framing and other tight areas. Fastener placement made easy with exposed nail tip.
BrandDEWALT #ad
ManufacturerDewalt #ad
Height5.03 Inches
Length13.85 Inches
Weight5 Pounds
Width13.86 Inches
Part NumberDWMC150
ModelDWMC150

3. Metabo HPT

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Accepts 1-1/2-Inch Nails, Metabo HPT Strap-Tite Fastening System Strip Nailer, Pneumatic, Metal Connector NR38AK

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Metabo HPT #ad - Dry fire lockout: Dry fire lockout prevents the nailer from firing with no nails. Lightweight: well balanced at just 4. 6 lbs. Grip: rubber grip provides comfort and ensures a secure grip. Award: rated the pro preferred nailer for 7 years running 2014 - 2020 by Builder and Developer Magazine. Applications: for fastening various types of pre-punched hole metal connectors to wood. Fasteners: accepts 1-1/2 In. For excellent maneuverability. Fasteners. Trigger: sequential drive mechanism ensures precision nail placement.
BrandMetabo HPT #ad
ManufacturerKoki Holdings America, Ltd #ad
Height10.3 Inches
Length12.3 Inches
Weight4.6 Pounds
Width3.2 Inches
Part NumberNR38AK
ModelNR38AK
Warranty5 year

4. Metabo HPT

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Metabo HPT 2-1/2-Inch Strap-Tite Fastening System Strip Nailer | Pneumatic | Accepts 1-1/2" and 2-1/2" Nails | Metal Connector | NR65AK2

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Metabo HPT #ad - Includes: nr65ak2 nailer, Safety Glasses 875769. Fasteners: accepts 1-1/2 In. Fasteners. Safety: dry fire lockout for assured nail placement. Lightweight: only 6.

4 lbs. For excellent maneuverability and less fatigue. Easily pinpoint location: Positive safety allows the tool to use the nail as a guide without damaging the collation. Trigger: sequential drive mechanism ensures precision nail placement along with a comfortable soft trigger covered with double-molded elastomer with. And 2-1/2 In. Nail capacity: Magazine can hold 44 nails. Air deflector: Adjustable air deflector directs the air exhaust in any direction. Applications: for fastening various types of pre-punched hole metal connectors to wood.
BrandMetabo HPT #ad
ManufacturerKoki Holdings America, Ltd #ad
Height13.2 Inches
Length17.2 Inches
Weight6.4 Pounds
Width3.2 Inches
Part NumberNR65AK2
ModelNR65AK2

5. Senco

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Nailer Metal Connector 2-1/2in

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Senco #ad - Nose piece probe locates metal connector holes providing accurate nail placement. Lightweight and well-balanced. Full round head. Powerful enough to drive through engineered lumber.
BrandSenco #ad
ManufacturerSenco Fastening Systems #ad
Height11 Inches
Length17 Inches
Weight5.9 Pounds
Width17 Inches
Part Number6K0001N
ModelJoistPro 250

6. Metabo HPT

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Pneumatic, Accepts 1-1/2" and 2-1/2" Nails, Short Magazine, Metal Connector | NR65AK2S, Metabo HPT 2-1/2-Inch Strap-Tite Fastening System Strip Nailer

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Metabo HPT #ad - Warranty: covered by metabo HPT's Professional 5-Year Tool Warranty. Grip: rubber grip provides comfort and ensures a secure grip. Applications: for fastening various types of pre-punched hole metal connectors to wood.

Lightweight: well balanced at just 5. 7 lbs. Dry fire lockout: Dry fire lockout prevents the nailer from firing with no nails. Award: rated the pro preferred nailer for 7 years running 2014 - 2020 by Builder and Developer Magazine. For excellent maneuverability. Narrow design: Allows for ease of use in tight spaces. Positive safety: positive safety allows the tool to use the nail as a guide without damaging the collation. Fasteners: accepts 1-1/2" and 2-1/2" fasteners. Trigger: sequential drive mechanism ensures precision nail placement.
BrandMetabo HPT #ad
ManufacturerKoki Holdings America, Ltd #ad
Height13.2 Inches
Length11.2 Inches
Weight5.7 Pounds
Width3.2 Inches
Part NumberNR65AK2SM
ModelNR65AK2S

7. Bostitch

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BOSTITCH F21PL Round Head 1-1/2-Inch to 3-1/2-Inch Framing Nailer with Positive Placement Tip and Magnesium Housing Renewed

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Bostitch #ad - Two nailers in one: includes two quick change nosepieces to convert tool to either framing or metal connector applications. Drives 1-1/2" strapshot fasteners as well as all other 1-1/2" and 2-1/2" metal connector nails. 131" -. 162" diameter. Lightweight magnesium design for durability. Adjustable rafter hook allows users to hang tool on rafters and joists. Patented push button adjustable depth guide sets nails to desired depths.
BrandBostitch #ad
ManufacturerBostitch #ad
Height6 Inches
Length23 Inches
Weight9.2 Pounds
Width16 Inches
Part NumberU/F21PL
Warranty90 days limited warranty

8. Bostitch

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BOSTITCH Framing Nails, 1-1/2-Inch x .131-Inch, Galvanized Metal Connector, 1000-Pack PT-MC13115G-1M, Paper Tape Collated

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Bostitch #ad - Bostitch framing nailer is made for metal connector applications. Framing nailer gun has a full round head. Item package dimension: 7. 87cm l x 1016cm w x 21. 34cm H. Bend yield = 100, 000 PSI.
BrandBostitch #ad
ManufacturerBostitch #ad
Height3 Inches
Length9 Inches
Weight0.02 Pounds
Width5 Inches
Part NumberPT-MC13115G-1M
ModelPT-MC13115G-1M

9. Grip-Rite

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1-1/2-Inch, Grip-Rite GR150 Multi Blow Joist Nailer

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Grip-Rite #ad - Multi-blow functionality promotes safer usage, compared to single-blow tools. Shoots both paper and plastic collated joist nails. Small, lightweight and compact only 4. 4 pounds. Robust design with easy maintenance. Designed to use either standard or tip hardened nails.
BrandGrip-Rite #ad
ManufacturerGrip-Rite #ad
Height12.25 Inches
Length9.5 Inches
Weight0 Pounds
Width3.75 Inches
Part NumberGR150
ModelGR150
Warranty12-MONTH WARRANTY

10. Metabo HPT

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Metabo HPT Pneumatic Framing Nailer | 2-Inch up to 3-1/4-Inch Plastic Collated Full Head Nails | Tool-less Depth Adjustment | 21 Degree Magazine | Selective Actuation Switch | 5-Year Warranty NR83A5

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Metabo HPT #ad - Nailer: 21 degree plastic collated framing nailer. Depth adjustment: Tool-less depth of drive adjustment for improved control and flexibility. Capacity: Accepts two strips of nails.

Based on the 2014, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2018 & 2019 product brand surveys in builder & developer MAGAZINE. Awards: the preferred pro brand of pneumatic nailers. Fast: cylinder valve drive system for rapid response and increased durability. Applications: great for framing, subflooring, roof decking, and wall sheathing. Fasteners: accepts 2" - 3-1/4", 21° round head, plastic collated strip nails. Warranty: covered by metabo HPT's Professional 5-Year Tool Warranty. Trigger: selective actuation on trigger allows for either sequential or contact nailing.
BrandMetabo HPT #ad
ManufacturerKoki Holdings America, Ltd #ad
Height13.2 Inches
Length21.2 Inches
Weight8.8 Pounds
Width4.25 Inches
Part NumberNR83A5M
ModelNR83A5
Warranty5 year warranty