Craftsman - 18175 16-Ga. Finish Nailer - Fine Homebuilding Tool Review
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18175 16-Ga. Finish Nailer

Craftsman - 18175 16-Ga. Finish Nailer

The Craftsman 18175 16-g. finish nailer is a simple solid mangesium-body tool with a rear-loading magazine

$180.00 (As of 1/1/2009)

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Editor's Review: Tool Test: 16-Ga. Finish Nailers

review date: January 1, 2009

This magnesium-body nailer is simple and solid. Like most nailers with rear-loading magazines that can’t be locked open, switching nails is a two-handed operation. On the plus side, it’s easy to see the length of the nails that are loaded. The exhaust port is difficult to rotate, and the depth selector spins a bit too easily. A push-and-spin switch makes it easy to select firing modes.

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Editor Test Results:

Overall Rating Excellent

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Craftsman
Manufacturer's Web Site
Manufacturer's Phone Number 800-697-3277
Weight N/A
Dimensions 11 1/2 in. x 11 11/16 in. x 3 in.
Nail Sizes N/A
Nail Capacity N/A
Nail Type 16 gauge finish nails
Safety Guard N/A
Special Features N/A

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