BOSTITCH Pin Nailer 23 Gauge Review

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In today’s article we will be reviewing the BOSTITCH Pin Nailer 23 Gauge.

Let’s see if it lives up to the hype.

Our rating: 9 / 10

Cost: $$$$

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  • Highly affordable
  • Easy to use
  • Lightweight


  • Short trigger
  • Low power

The BOSTITCH HP118K is a 23 gauge pin nailer is small and light enough to use for light framing jobs, but also capable of driving finishing nails. The HP118K is low to the ground, which helps is get into hard to get to areas.

You can use a variety of different pins through this nailer since it comes with a pin starter, a case of nails, an air fitting and oil. You can also take advantage of the pin depth extension, which is adjustable and lowers nail driving force for driving small pins into tight areas.

The tip of the nailer is designed to be smooth and guided, which helps prevent nail feeding problems. This nail gun also features a lightweight, ergonomic design. It is made out of durable aluminum for long term performance.

The BOSTITCH HP118K pin nailer has a lot to offer in the way of rate of fire, durability, and specially designed for working with finishing nails.

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