As a framing contractor, I rely on nail guns more than almost
any other tool. When I buy a framing gun I look for a model
that is comfortable to handle, able to toenail well, and
powerful enough to drive nails flush every time. For this
article, my crew tested 12 stick nailers: the Bosch SN350-34C,
the Bostitch F28WW and F33PT, the DeWalt D51825, the Grip-Rite
GRTFC83, the Hitachi NR83AA3, the Makita AN943, the Max
SN883CH/34, the Paslode PF350S, the Porter-Cable FC350A, the
Ridgid R350CHA, and the Senco SN901XP.
Most manufacturers produce two versions of every gun -...