Bostitch F21PL Framing Nailer Review
Not many things taught our education system come to use in real, practical lives. Apart from teaching us that mitochondria are the powerhouse of a cell, and double root algorithm of planet Pluto, I think we could have learned a little bit more about subjects that help us grow, like tax preparation and basic cooking. It helps to be self-sufficient in today’s world and out of all aspects of self-sufficiency, one thing that will pay you to hone and practice are basic construction and repairs.
I speak of this because I got to learn this the hard way. Having being university graduate moving into a new home, I know exactly how expensive and dramatic those little but pesky repairs could be like. I also ended up buying things that could have easily been made by a 5-year-old. Not just students, but I speak for all kinds of people when I say that it not at all difficult to maintain or construct your furniture or house-fixes. And maybe one day, from a little practice, you could get an earning from it too.
With a few tools, some building materials and a few basic knowledge, you too can rival expensive professionals in this field, and impress a few people along the way with your talent. It is a win-win situation for everyone. Of all the essential tools, having a hammer and nails is essential. However, this comes with a price. Hammers and nails are dangerous, especially for a beginner. It is also time-consuming and requires practice for accuracy. I suggest you opt for an alternative and choose a nailer instead. It is safer, faster, secure to use and provides very accurate results. But finding a good one can be a dilemma since many factors rely on the making of a good one. Today, I’ll give you a Bostitch F21PL framing nailer review and check if it has the potential to be in your collection. Here we go:
It is always a smart idea to know a little about the company you wish to purchase from. Well, Stanley-Bostitch was founded in 1989 and is a manufacturer of high quality, innovative fastening tools for both industrial and home applications. Pneumatic nails and staplers, compressors, rivet tools, glue guns and several industry-firsts carton-closing staplers are just some of its products. Bostitch is undoubtedly an experienced brand in the field and a popular choice in the market.
I think I will have to create another Bostitch F21PL framing nailer review to give you an idea of its unending features. This tool is a cordless, electric pneumatic nailer, meaning it runs on an air compressor for its working. It comes with a fastener collation and depth control feature, with 1.5 inches to 3.5-inch nail compatibility. It produces 1050 inch per pounds of driving power, and a sequential and bumps trigger. It has a lightweight magnesium housing which holds 60 plastic or metal connector nails. It weighs in a total 8.1 lbs and measures (14 ¼ X 20 ½ ) inches. It includes two changeable nosepieces that comply with plastic and metal connectors. It has skid pads, rubber grips, and a 16-inch layout indicator. It is ideal for use with the HurriQuake nails, and finally, it comes with a 7-year warranty. Now, that’s what I call a mouthful of features!
It has air compressed workability. It produces a whopping 1050 inch per pound of driving force and has a bump trigger. Though my review does not have much to say about its power, don’t let the lack of words fool you. It a great tool with a monster of power, capable of doing weighty duty works while still being ideal for enthusiasts. It is perfect for subflooring, sheathing, framing and bracing jobs.
The Bostitch F21PL framing nailer is a treat for users since it allows several adjustments. It comes with two interchangeable nosepieces that let you use plastic or metal connector nails varying from 1.5 to 3.5 inches.
It has a lightweight magnesium housing but a powerful drive. In fact, it has the best power-to-weight ratio of 1050 inch per pounds driving power to 8.1 pounds. What I like about this is that it has a patented feature that lets you control the depth of the nail inserted. It has a rafter hook that you can hang it with while you are away from the tool for the break.
One thing you are going to like in my Bostitch F21PL framing nailer review is that captures the brand’s focus on safety. When working with powerful building tools like this, I think it is justified to go on a safety rampage for a prospective buyer. The last thing you want is to have a nail stuck through your fingers while working on that cabinet to impress your wife. Well, this tool is very attentive to user safety. It is light enough to use all day without causing any strain on the hands. It has integrated rubber skid pads and rubber for a better hold and balance. Better safe than sorry, I say.
- The Bostitch F21PL framing nailer is a heavy duty, yet lightweight tool.
- Two interchangeable nosepieces make it a dual purpose tool.
- It has some great safety features and adjustment features.
- It has a patented feature that let users control the depth of the nails.
- High capacity magazine that allows 60 connectors at a time.
- This tool is a little expensive in its class.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on the Bostitch F21PL framing nailer review:
- Does this nailer come with a case?
Answer: No, it does not come with a case. Most nailers don’t actually.
- Where is it made?
Answer: it is made in China.
- Are its nails easily available?
Answer: Its nails are readily available at any hardware stores.
My Bostitch F21PL framing nailer review shows an excellent array of this tool’s features. It has amazing capabilities and is suitable for both new and old users. Though it is a tad bit on the expensive side, I think, all good things come for a price. This is an investment for anyone who knows how to use it!