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Pros and Cons

Pros1

As far as squeezing and it's functionality, it works great and is very easy to squeeze and being plastic it is really light. Also where the staples go seems pretty cheap. It’s lighter in weight and is easier to use than older models, however it is all...  Read More

Pros5

It works smoothly and is powerful. Works like advertised. It is reliable and sturdy.

The only con for me is the case. This one is in service with amateurs at a church wood shop.

Works absolutely fine with non-bostitch 1/4 crown staples. In thinner materials take care and aim well as longer staples may deflect and pop out of the side of your piece. It works as advertised with all the lengths of staples from various makers that...  Read More

Best features are oil free and exhaust thru rear air inlet. Swivel air fitting with internal filter improves manoeuvrability.

Stanley/black&decker (bostitch’s parent company) sells variations of this same tool under their portercable and dewalt brands. Easy to load and uses standard 1/4 narrow crown staples. Crown molding and for a facia project.

Cons1

Guage brad nailer does the same thing (same make of gun) however; it jammed within the first 100 nails i shot and has jammed four times since. Better find a nice comfortable place to sit down with a hand full of tools and be ready to spend 6-10 mins f...  Read More

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