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One+ Pin Nailer and Narrow Crown Stapler

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So, I stopped into my semi-local HD this morning in hopes of scoring a third Ridgid cordless router.  The one I left two weeks ago was gone, though, so I settled for a $50 Milwaukee Rover light and a few pairs of clearance eye protection.  My plan is to have both eye pro and ear pro (picked up four sets of Holmes ear muffs a week or so ago) near at hand for all of my bench tools once I set up my shop--either in a couple of months or worst case when I move back to my house after retirement.  Coupled with what I already own and what the Army has issued me (which I get to keep as it can't be reused), I should be set on PPE for life, to include gloves but with the possible exception of face shields.  I picked up the last 3Ah Ryobi starter kit and tried to justify buying it, but I just don't need anything I'd have gotten for free right now, and put it back for someone who needs it more.  If I need the drain auger or another tool I don't have in the next two weeks, I'll take advantage of the Ryobi Days special then.

 

Anyway, I came close to buying another Green tool.  I noticed this particular store carries the pin nailer and narrow crown stapler, both of which would be of quite some use in the coming months, as I actually undertake projects instead of simply amassing tools.  At $129 for the bare tool pin nailer, and $139 for the stapler, though, I decided to wait for the time being.  A promo or sale is sure to pop up eventually.  The cordless brad nailer is on sal for $99 now, which is tempting, but in a rare moment of discipline, I decided to pass in favor of my pneumatic DeWalt, especially since I power it with the cordless Ridgid compressor (I have a DeWalt pancake compressor that has yet to even be plugged in...one of these days...).

 

All of that rambling leads me to my question: have any of you used the Ryobi One+ cordless pin nailer or narrow crown stapler?  Are they worth it for DIY/handyman work, or should I look toward pneumatic alternatives to use with the Ridgid and/or DeWalt compressors?  I have the DeWalt 16 gauge finish nailer and like it for everything besides its price, but now that I'm invested in Ryobi I like the concept of saving money for future fastening tool purchases.

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I've got both and can recommend them without reservation.  They're of course larger and heavier than their pneumatic counterparts, but I've never had trouble with either sinking pins/staples even into oak.  Zero problems here, so I'd say go for it.

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4 hours ago, khariV said:

I've got both and can recommend them without reservation.  They're of course larger and heavier than their pneumatic counterparts, but I've never had trouble with either sinking pins/staples even into oak.  Zero problems here, so I'd say go for it.

 

Good to know.  Thanks for the input, I'll probably be buying both in the near future.

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I have the brad nailer and use it ALOT.... 20k plus nails through it.  I'll probably puck up the crown gun soon for an upcoming soffit job.

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Both highly rated as all of there cordless guns are....only DeWalt cordless are better but much pricier.....I have both,love the Ryobi also..

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