Product Briefs

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  • Cold-Weather Tool Care

    Keep moisture from freezing in pneumatic tools and use cords and hoses that remain flexible at low temperatures

  • Paslode F325R Compact Framer

    This magnesium stick nailer is the world’s smallest lightest standard-pressure framing gun—and not by a little.

  • Ryobi Cordless Brad Nailer

    Ryobi has recently expanded its One+ 18 Volt system to include the P320 Cordless Brad Nailer.

  • Senco 325XP Framing Gun

    Compact at 12 inches long, this gun fits in tight spots.

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    Senco SNS200XP Stapler

    This medium crown stapler fires 16- and 17-gauge 7/16-inch staples from 1 to 2 inches in length.

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    Bostitch SF150C

    This pneumatic coil nailer is designed for fastening plywood and gypsum sheathing to metal studs.

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    Johnson Johnny Square

    A powder-coated aluminum square with easy-to-read markings.

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    DeWalt DWE575SB Circular Saw

    A compact circular saw that weighs less than 9 pounds.

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    Bosch FNS138-23 Pin Nailer

    A small pinner with dry-fire lockout and a very small tip.

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    Hammer + Prybar

    The True Temper 30-inch Claw Bar looks like a cross between a framing hammer and a crowbar.

  • Li-Ion Finish Gun

    Paslode updated its 16-gauge cordless finish gun and added a load of new features, the most prominent of which is a lithium-ion battery that's smaller and lighter than the nicad in the previous model.

  • 18-Gauge Nailer

    Porter Cable's new 18-gauge brad nailer (BN200C) offers a nice set of features at a reasonable price.

  • Durable Pinner

    Uffy's new 23-gauge pinner, the TH-T-CZ10, is designed to be both lightweight and durable.

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    Johnson Stud Squared Framer's Tape

    In addition to functioning like a standard 25-foot tape measure, the Johnson Stud Squared can assist with framing layout.

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    Irwin 2500 Box Beam Level

    The Irwin 2500 Box Beam Level has an unusual feature that makes it easier to use: a mirror that allows you to read the plumb vial from the edge of the tool (for those times when it's hard to look from the side).

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    Hart steel-handled framing hammer

    Hart's new steel-handled framing hammer has features that could be useful to any carpenter: a magnetized nail slot at the top of the striking face, a hole through the head that can be used as a rebar bender, and a nail puller at the side of the head for pulling stubborn nails.

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    Sola KB 24 wet-dry pencil

    Sola, a company best known for its levels, also makes a line of specialty pencils.

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    Max Brad Gun

    Max has just come out with a new standard-pressure 18-gauge brad gun (NF255F) that uses the same driver and bumper technology as the company's 400-psi tools.

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    Senco Metal Connector Nailer

    If you're looking for a small metal-connector nailer, Senco just might have the ticket. The Joist Pro 150 is all about size. Weighing barely over 4-1/2 pounds, with a nose-to-rear length of 12 inches, this gun is designed for use in tight spaces.

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