Porter-Cable 23-Gauge x 1-3/8 in. Pin Nailer-PIN138 at The Home Depot


Model # PIN138

Internet # 202213592

Store SKU # 808097

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

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

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$119.00 / each


Model # PIN138

Internet # 202213592

Store SKU # 808097

Store SO SKU # 1000463444

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 - 1-3/8 in. 23-gauge fasteners
  • Installation of mini blinds or other window coverings
  • Mounting of decorative shelving

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Air Tool Type  Air Nailer  Assembled Depth (in.)  7.5 in 
Assembled Height (in.)  10 in  Assembled Width (in.)  3.5 in 
Cordless/Corded  Corded  Energy Type  Air 
Fasteners included  Yes  Loading type  Strip 
Maximum Fastener Size  1-3/8 in  Maximum fastener size (in.)  1.375 
Minimum Fastener Size  5/8 in  Minimum fastener size (in.)  0.625 
Nail Gauge  NA / Other  Nailgun Angle 
Reconditioned  No  Returnable  30-Day 


Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 23 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Does everything it claims and then some I reviewed several Pin Nailers and this one had the best reviews and the most flexibility. It's listed as using 5/8" to 1-3/8" pins, but it will also work with 1/2" pins. Plus it can also use headed pins. I'm quite satisfied with this Pin Nailer. January 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nice Pinner Purchased in Stafford, VA.. It is a very nice pinner. I make Military Flag Cases and the regular brad gun leaves the large holes and when you fill they are very noticeable. The pinner well they still leave holes but not quite as noticeable. You can still see them so they are not invisible like Porter Cable makes them out to be. It is a very good gun at this time. I have made two cases since the purchase and so far it has work very well. I have 6 more to do so hopefully it will keep functioning the way it has and is suppose to. I use the 1 inch pin nails at this time that is all I can find at Home Depot and the surrounding home centers where I live. I could really use the 1 3/8 inch pin nails so I wish Home Depot would carry them also. Other than that if you hook up the compressor for the right air according to the supplied instructions and attach a filter on it to make sure no dampness gets in the gun I see no future problems and yes I would recommend it to others. It is like any thing else know your tool take care of your tool and it should work well for a very long time. June 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best pinner value on the market This is a nice, solid nailer that has several advantages over the industry leader, Grex. The advantages can be summed up as follows: 1) 130 pin capacity allows reloading pins before the magazine is empty. Grex holds only 100 pins so it must be emptied prior to refilling. 2) No oiling is necessary - Grex has to be oiled. 3) Porter cable includes a dry-fire lockout, letting you know that the magazine is empty. With the Grex you can continue firing forever with no indication that Grex is empty. 4) Porter Cable includes a 3 year warranty, Grex, 1. 5) The Porter Cable is about half the price of the Grex. What more do you need to know? So far I have fired pins from 1/2 inch to 1 inch into hardwoods (oak and maple) and each and every time the "heads" end up nicely recessed just below the surface. I haven't had to exceed 90 psi and haven't experienced any misfires or jams. Note that the specs state that the nail size range is 5/8 to 1-3/8, but I have had no issues using Porter Cable 1/2 in pins. The pinner is also very light and comfortable to work with. I haven't a single complaint. The only caveat is that since I have had this for only a month, I can't comment on longevity, but at least they offer a 3 year warranty. November 28, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent product !! Pinner works great and is a real time saver. A must for a fine finish job!!! September 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by great pin nailer great pin nailer, works as good as if not better than the other brands that cost over $200 September 23, 2014
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