DEWALT DC616K XRP cordless finish nailer?

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Forum topic by Beginningwoodworker posted 290 days ago 621 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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I am wondering is this a good finish nailer? for interior trim? I don’t wont to buy another compressor and nail guns for interior trim work.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#1 posted 290 days ago

I never have owned one but would love to. Let us know.

-- Jerry Nettrour, San Antonio,

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#2 posted 290 days ago

I have the craftsman evolv I got off of ebay. It works good for the trim in my house and in my shop. If you are doing it for a living I would get something better though

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#3 posted 290 days ago

I have had a dewalt cordless nailer for for 8 or so years. Love it

-- mike & judy western md. www.

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#4 posted 285 days ago

I’d vote for gettign a small little 1 gallon compressor and then run any of your existing nail guns off of it. I use that with a coil hose anytime I’m doing interior work or even small shop projects. The coil hose is key so you don’t have to worry about wiiding all this hose up all the time.

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#5 posted 284 days ago

I have one of these. It is over 5 years old and still works great. I have used it for I need a couple of nails to trimming a whole house. you can stand next to it and talk without a problem. It will run all my trim guns. you just have to remember it is a small compressor. It will run short if you are trying to run with it. it is small enough to fit in a milk crate. It is a great investment and saved me a pile of money on cordless nail guns.

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#6 posted 284 days ago

I’ve not used the Dewalt cordless nailer, but I have used the Paslode framing and finish nailers, and they are excellent. The Dewalt, to my eyes, doesn’t look as nice, but again, I’ve not used it personally.

The Paslode models I’ve used are the framing and angled finish nailers. Both do the job with minimal fuss. You have to charge the little 6V battery and buy a few gas cylinders, but it’s way better than lugging a compressor around and listening to it all day.

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#7 posted 284 days ago

My wife’s cousin owns a company that installed over 9000 replacement windows last year.

They LOVE the DeWalt cordless nail guns. They work in occupied homes, and quickly move from room to room, so no hose is a big plus.

-- It's all good, if it's wood...

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