Tim Uhler uses positive placement nailers all the time. They are a quick way to install all the framing hardware required in in a seismically active zone. He reviewed the Hitachi NR38AK nailer last summer - gun he now uses almost every day. But this DeWalt positive-placement nailer is the first cordless version of it's kind, and the elimination of the hose comes as a huge benefit (even if the gun has a few irritating quirks). Read more.