previous
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Remodeling Articles
    Remodeling Articles
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • 9 Concrete Countertop Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertop Ideas
  • Ultimate Deck Build 2015
    Ultimate Deck Build 2015
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • Radiant Heat Comparison
    Radiant Heat Comparison
  • Deck Design & Construction
    Deck Design & Construction
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • Install a Vinyl Privacy Fence
    Install a Vinyl Privacy Fence
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
next
Pin It
FDVL41 Autofeed Screw Gun

Muro - FDVL41 Autofeed Screw Gun

Unlike most other autofeed screw gun systems, the drive motor and autofeed unit on this model from Muro are inseparable

$379.00 (As of 3/1/2001)

Be the first to review this Tool

View all photos
Overview

Editor's Review: Survey of Autofeed Screw Guns

review date: March 1, 2001

Unlike most other autofeed screw gun systems, the drive motor and autofeed unit on the Muro FDVL41 are inseparable. This solidly built, drum-fed autofeed screw gun handles a wide range of fasteners (1 in. to 3 in.). The adjustable-length extension handle attaches with the turn of a screw, but the handle has no trigger, which means the operator still has to bend over (at least occasionally) to screw off flooring. The location of the drum magazine behind the autofeed mechanism allows the tool to stand upright when set aside, but it also means the operator has to straddle the magazine during operation, making it awkward to walk.

The kit as tested included the FDVL41, an extension handle, two double-ended drive bits, and a soft-shell carrying case. Since our test, Muro has increased the speed of this tool from 2,400 rpm to 2,900 rpm. The improved tool is the Speed Driver FDVL.

read full review

Editor Test Results:

Overall Rating N/A

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Muro
Manufacturer's Web Site www.muro.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number 800-665-6876
Weight 8 lb. 6 oz.
Dimensions N/A
Feed Style Coil
Collation Rope
Screws Per Strip/Coil 150
Screw Capacity 1 in. to 3 in.
Amps/RPMs 5 / 2,400

Next Article
Next Article: