Review Of Pin Nailer Vs. Brad Nailer

Review Of Pin Nailer Vs Brad Nailer

Review Of Pin Nailer Vs Brad Nailer

The most commonly used nail gun is the brad nailer. Bard nailers are used to nailing brad nails into wood and other brittle surfaces. Bard nails are thin nails with flat heads and are normally glued together. On the other hand, Pin nailers are used to nailing pin nails. Pin nails are completely straight and very tiny tails.

Even though pin nailers are not commonly used, they are always required when a high precision work is to be done. Pin nailers and brad nailers are similar in so many ways but have their differences, too. However, in this article, we wish to make a detailed comparison of pin nailer vs. brad nailer.

Pin nailer vs. Brad nailer

Pin nailer vs. Brad nailer

Pin nailer – PORTER-CABLE PIN100 1/2-Inch to 1-Inch 23-Gauge Pin Nailer

PORTER-CABLE PIN100 1/2-Inch to 1-Inch 23-Gauge Pin Nailer

PORTER-CABLE PIN100 1/2-Inch to 1-Inch 23-Gauge Pin Nailer

Compare what is it? Pin nailer vs. Brad nailer

Compare what is it? Pin nailer vs. Brad nailer

Pin nailer

The porter-cable pin 100 is a pin nailer that has a 170 micro pin nail capacity magazine. It is manufactured in China and is used to fire 1/2” to 1” micro pin nails. It weighs about 4.2 pounds and does not come with any included components or batteries. It is also powered by compressed air.

Brad nailer

The Makita AF5O5N brad nailer is manufactured in China and has a weight of 6.3 pounds. It has a size of 2” and also has a very compact design. It is designed for simplicity and comfort and comes with a unique extra narrow nose. Just like the porter-cable pinnacle, it is driven by compressed air.

Makita AF505N Brad Nailer, 2-Inch

Makita AF505N Brad Nailer, 2-Inch

Compare how does it work? Pin nailer vs. Brad nailer

Compare how does it work? Pin nailer vs. Brad nailer

Pin nailer

Porter-cable pin nailer works on the principle as any air powered nailer. This means that it draws in air through an air hose and compresses the air with its piston. The compressed air is then used to propel the gun.

Brad nailer

The Makita AF5O5N nailer is driven by an air powered engine. It practically follows the same fundamental principle of pneumatic nailers even though there may be slight differences.

Compare what is it? Pin nailer vs. Brad nailer

Compare features Pin nailer vs. Brad nailer

Pin nailer

A major feature of the Porter-cable pin 100 nailer is its automatic fastener length adjustment. Other notable features include a dual trigger, low nail indicator, as well as a bottom loading magazine.

Brad nailer

One notable feature of the Makita AF505N nailer is its extra narrow nose which enables it to access very small areas. Other features include a multi-directional exhaust, tool-less jam clearing mechanism, as well as a dual nail reload indicator. The tool hook can also be rotated.

PORTER-CABLE PIN100 1/2-Inch to 1-Inch 23-Gauge Pin Nailer

PORTER-CABLE PIN100 1/2-Inch to 1-Inch 23-Gauge Pin Nailer

Compare benefits/ what to expect Pin nailer vs. Brad nailer

Compare benefits Pin nailer vs. Brad nailer

Pin nailer

This particular product is suited for finishing jobs. The auto adjustment feature eliminates the stress of having to manually adjust the nailer when a different nail is used.

Brad nailer

One major benefit of using this product is the fact that the tool hook can be rotated for as much as 180 degrees. The significance of this is that the tool is kept close but never gets in the way of the user.

Compare reviews/ complaints Pin nailers vs. Bad nailers

Compare reviews Pin nailers vs. Bad nailers

Pin nailer

Pros: One reviewer stated that the product works great for thin wood and delicate gluing, while another user said it also worked fine for installing glass stops.

Cons: Despite so many positive reviews, one buyer complained that the nails do not set all the way in.

 

Brad nailer

Pros: According to one user, the nail head does not sink into the panel when using the Makita AF505N

Cons: The pneumatic coupling does not fit European pneumatic air hoses.

 Conclusion

Having carefully considered these two products, it is easy to see that they are suited for different applications. The goal is to go for what meets your needs.

 

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