Model # PIN138

Internet #202213592

Store SKU #808097

Store SO SKU #1000463444

Porter-Cable 23-Gauge 1-3/8 in. Pin Nailer
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Porter-Cable

23-Gauge 1-3/8 in. Pin Nailer

  • Drives 23-Gauge pin nails, 5/8 in. to 1-3/8 in. L
  • Equipped with a maintenance free motor that requires no oil
  • Ideal for detailed finish applications and decorative moldings
$11900 /each
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Product Overview

The Porter-Cable PIN138 pin nailer uses 23 Gal. headless and slight head pin nails from 5/8 in. to 1-3/8 in. length. It has a long life, maintenance free motor to keep from staining the work surface. It has consistent power and penetration to sink 1-3/8 in. nail sub-flush into Oak. It has a rear exhaust to keep contaminates away from work surfaces. It also incorporates a dry-fire lock-out that alerts user to re-load nails and eliminates empty nail holes. It has a narrow nose design with a removable non-marring nose tip with on tool storage space. The tool automatically adjusts for different fastener lengths for easier loading and less problems with pins out of spec. It has a convenient side-load magazine that holds 130 micro pin nails and a reversible belt clip to keep tool close to user. It also has an integrated rubber grip for improved comfort. Includes: nailer, 2000 pin nails of 3/4 in., 1/4 in. plug with cap, wrench and carrying case.

  • Designed to minimize internal friction and extend service life
  • Virtually maintenance free, requires no oil to be added
  • Ideal for materials that could split using larger tools
  • Uses 5/8 in. - 1-3/8 in. 23-Gauge fasteners
  • Installation of mini blinds or other window coverings
  • Mounting of decorative shelving
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Customer Questions & Answers

does it accommodate pins with heads?

23 gauge pins with heads not available at Lowes
Asked by: pinhead
It's stated in the first line of the product overview.
Answered by: Geo
Date published: 2017-07-07

Does this 1-3/8 in.pin nailer have a safety on it so it will not fire unless the nose is in contact with material

Asked by: woodworker7
it does have a safety, however it is controlled by your hand and not by pressure to the material as most 18 gauge and up nail guns do.
Answered by: BB
Date published: 2017-07-08

does it come with pins/

does it come with pins/
Asked by: dustcollector
yes it does, i believe they are 1"
Answered by: BB
Date published: 2017-07-08

First nail gun

Hi-so I am looking to purchase my first nail gun for household projects like board and batten and replacing baseboards. Would this gun handle those jobs? If not could you kindly offer suggestions? Thanks.
Asked by: Cece
The 23 gauge nailer would not be a good choice. I would suggest a brad nailer or a finish nailer, 15 or 165 gauge.
Answered by: Mrojerry
Date published: 2017-07-08
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Customer Reviews

23-Gauge 1-3/8 in. Pin Nailer is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 61.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from used this to remodel a store, works great, leaves minimal holes so need for touch up is minimal. ... used this to remodel a store, works great, leaves minimal holes so need for touch up is minimal. the safety can be a bit odd at times but you get used to it. we have used this make and model for as long as i can remember and has never failed me. The hanger on the side comes in very handy.
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This Porter-Cable Pin Nailer was for my husband to use in a project to update our kitchen cabinet... This Porter-Cable Pin Nailer was for my husband to use in a project to update our kitchen cabinets. It was perfect for him to add trim pieces to cover up flaws, particularly on the bottom edges of the cabinets. It worked fine with his air compressor. The little pins hold the trim perfectly and look great, and the project went so much faster and prettier than if he had tried using finishing nails. He is very pleased with this tool, and using it to update our cabinets has saved us a lot of money and time. Well worth the cost.
Date published: 2017-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Porter-Cable-23-Gauge Pin-Nailer I had cabinets installed in my house recently and the installer attached the base boards and Mouldings with a pinhole nailer. I bought this pinhole nailer to put up my trim work and it works well . The pinholes are easy to fill, if you feel the need and and strong for the 1 3/4 inch nail. I will definitely be using this nailer over my 2 larger nailers !!
Date published: 2017-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Big time saver I've only used it for one day so far to install some door trim, but now I'm wondering how I got by without it. Huge time saver to tack trim in place to check fit and adjust before permanently nailing in place, almost like having a second set of hands. This pin nailer worked flawlessly, sinking the pins into oak.
Date published: 2017-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This nailer is very light weight and easy to use. Need 100psi for longer pins 1 1/4. It's great ... This nailer is very light weight and easy to use. Need 100psi for longer pins 1 1/4. It's great that is oilless. Can not rate durability seeing I only own it for about 2 weeks. Have other Porter Cable products that have served me well.
Date published: 2017-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Pin Nailer Nailer works very good. I purchased the longer pin nails for this and they hold chair rail surprisingly well. Safety latch takes a bit to get used to but works fine after getting the feel of it.
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is the coolest tool I've ever purchased. No more big holes in trim and It's a breez... This product is the coolest tool I've ever purchased. No more big holes in trim and It's a breeze to use. Wish I would have purchased one years ago.
Date published: 2017-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great gun Shot a couple hundred pins, and not a single jam. Lockout works perfect. Wish I would have bought it sooner
Date published: 2017-05-02
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