Makita AF505 2-Inch Brad Nailer

October 1, 2013 - Comment

This powerful nailer has a durable and lightweight die-cast housing with multidirectional exhaust ports to direct exhaust away from operator. Designed with a rubber grip and a tool hook that can be installed on either side of the tool. Anti dry-fire mechanism extends tool life. Clear window allows you to see remaining nails. Fastener Size

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(as of April 19, 2020 7:01 pm CDT - Details)

This powerful nailer has a durable and lightweight die-cast housing with multidirectional exhaust ports to direct exhaust away from operator. Designed with a rubber grip and a tool hook that can be installed on either side of the tool. Anti dry-fire mechanism extends tool life. Clear window allows you to see remaining nails. Fastener Size (gauge): 18, Coil or Strip: Strip, Operating PSI: 60-115, Fastener Sizes (in.): 5/8-2, Fastener Capacity Per Strip: 100, Tool Weight (lbs.): 9 3/4, Inlet Size (in.): 1/4, Fasteners Used: Brad nail, Case Included: No, Min. Hose Size (in.): 3/8

Product Features

  • Non-marring rubber nose and bumpers protect the wood’s surface from being scratched or damaged
  • Sky hook can be rotated 180° and attached on either left or right side so tool can remain close by, but never in the way
  • Dual nail reload indicator windows alert the user when to reload nails to avoid blank drives
  • Multi-directional exhaust port rotates 360° to direct exhaust air away from user
  • Rubber covered hand grip for non-slip, comfortable contact

Comments

A. Mandeville "Somanytools" says:

Yes its worth the extra money I have to begin by noting that there is a noted price difference between this Makita model and its competitors…I can’t say peers as I think this product is not a peer of the cheaper made models by any comparison. But I have to note that it is much more expensive which begs the question? WhyWell its better made, this is not the weekender model, its made for the everyday JOBSITE. That being said though it is not heavy it is well built and hence heavier than the competing models…

Bob Feeser "MillCrafters.com" says:

Comparing This Makita AF505 to Porter Cable 18 Gauge Brad Nailers I’ve been a Porter Cable fan for quite some time; I have their 15 gauge, 16 gauge, and both of their 18 gauge nailers. (More about that in a moment) I haven’t had any problems with any one of them. I did woodworking for a living for a while and have been an avid woodworker throughout the years. I am installing new sophits around the house. I’m using PVC board. In order to join the pieces together in order to have boards wide enough I am butt jointing the board edges, and using a backing strip…

MikeInOhio says:

Makita Brad Nailer AF505 – Great Tool The Makita AF505 two inch brad nailer comes with its own suitcase-style plastic carry case that provides good protection. Also included in the case are a bottle of lubricating oil and a pair of safety glasses. This tool has a soft nose piece to protect your work and a depth adjustment wheel near the trigger that works similar to a volume control. I began with it adjusted to the medium setting. As per instructions, I put a few drops of oil in the air inlet prior to using the tool…

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