Hitachi NR90AES1 Framing Nailer Review

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In this article we’ll put the spotlight on the Hitachi NR90AES1 Framing Nailer.

Read our full review below to learn if this is just the right thing for you.

Our rating: 6 / 10

Cost: $$$$

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Pros:

  • Lightweight
  • Compact design for storage
  • Accurate firing
  • Convenient portability and storage
  • One-touch telescopic magazine
  • Single action operation
  • Durable and strong

Cons:

  • Pricey
  • Adjustment problems

Their Nailers are incredibly popular with contractors for their dependability and ease of use. Hitachi has dedicated a lot of time to improve the user friendliness features of these tools. The Nailer has been updated by their engineers to have softer trigger and housing, which is needed to prevent user fatigue. They also have a new head guard design that gives the user access to the pin that connects the front of the head and the shaft, as well as the head itself, with ease.

On top of the new safety features they have added a new blue button that can quickly flip the actuation switch between sequential and contact nailing. They have also added drastically improved weight distribution and balance that is lightweight and easy to maneuver.

There are different gun sizes for stock removal, trimming and cutting to size. This all depends on what sort of work is being done with the nailer.

The 5110 is a 1 inch to 3-1/2 inch plastic collated full head nailer with 21 degree pneumatic and full internal air control. Its fasteners include: 4-8 wood 2-1/4 inch, 3 inch, 3-1/4 and 3-5/8 inch and 3 mm hanging wire. Its accessories include: nails, blocks, clips and staples. This unit weighs approximately 10 pounds.

There are no instructions included with this product. Hitachi states that it is a 2-year warranty.

The 5150 is a 1-1/2 inch to 3-1/2 inch plastic collated full head nailer with 21 degree pneumatic. Its fasteners include: 6-12 wood 2-1/4 inch and 2-1/2 inch, 3 and 3-1/2 inch and 3-1/4 inch and 3-5/8 inch hanging wire. Its accessories include: nails, blocks, clips and staples. This unit weighs approximately 14 pounds.

There are no instructions included with this product. Hitachi states that it is a 2-year warranty.

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