previous
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
  • 9 Concrete Countertop Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertop Ideas
  • Deck Design & Construction
    Deck Design & Construction
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
  • Remodeling Articles
    Remodeling Articles
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • Install a Vinyl Privacy Fence
    Install a Vinyl Privacy Fence
next

The Eliminator

comments (4) March 11th, 2011 in Blogs
Mike_Guertin Mike Guertin, editorial advisor

The EliminatorClick To Enlarge

The Eliminator


Universal Fastener Outsourcing and SureDrive offer two versions of The Eliminator (AKA: NSDPP38/40 Positive Placement Ballistic NailScrew Driver) hidden fastener nailer.  Both tools install Mantis deck clips. 

The original Eliminator works just like a metal connector nailer.  First you slip the Mantis clips into the deck board groove.  Then you position the tip of the pneumatically driven NailScrew to the fastener hole and pull the trigger.  As with the Tiger Claw nailer, it’s important to lay the Eliminator magazine flat to the deck joist before firing; and the tool operates ‘backwards’ when you walk on the installed decking.  The original Eliminator can be used to install several other grooved board fastener; check the SureDrive website for more information.


The second-generation Eliminator (The RCS Eliminator) has a special retracting chute called the ‘Auto Slide’ on the bottom of the magazine to hold the Mantis clip.  To operate, you put a Mantis in the Auto Slide, lay the magazine on the floor joist and slide the tool into the deck board.  The chute guides the Mantis right into the board groove then you pull the trigger to fasten.  The new tool makes Mantis installation faster and more precise.


posted in: Blogs, The Eliminator, Mantis Hidden Fastener, RCS Eliminator
Back to List

Comments (4)

Vickyvette Vickyvette writes: gud share buddy
Posted: 3:42 am on May 3rd

deanjones deanjones writes: superbbbbbb
Posted: 7:49 am on March 29th

CatherineCJohn CatherineCJohn writes: Nice..
Posted: 7:22 am on March 28th

FelixShirley FelixShirley writes: great
Posted: 1:25 am on May 29th

Log in or create a free account to post a comment.