Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 485
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Gatzby Right out of the box and first pull, miss fired !
After debating within myself thinking Rigid, Senco , Dewalt, nah . I ll try the Ryobi with the hype its getting. I buy the charger, I buy 2 batteries and then the gun , close to 350$ Head over to the site. This is a treat, no 75 lb porter cable jobber, air hose. Just the mitre saw.
First thing, double french door and case from scratch.
Ahh you , miss firing. Read its the glue on the nail.. well the first miss fire didnt have a nail through it yet.
I ll return it all tomorrow and try the rigid. More hype then good. I am an old pro at it and for the price. Value isnt there.. nice color Ryobi and one day , maybe its green on the sites, till then pumkin orange or red.
October 13, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by pickycdn Save your money and skip this one
This nailer is a real piece of junk, you can find lots of people complaining about the same issues with the nailer dying after very short usage. I've had 2 die on my so far with less than 100 nails put through them. The driver blade eventually stops retracting, you can reset it manually by open the front snap and sliding it back, but after one more nail its stuck again.
I have lots of other ryobi products that have worked well but skip this one if you are planning to add to your collection go for the P325.
March 27, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Domer Brilliant Product
Using this to add pine boarding to our dome ceiling. Running off existing batteries from other Ryobi products and it works a treat. Excellent product and the fact that it is cordless makes a world of difference, very little noise, like the lights at the side to show you where you are going to nail, easy to load, have tried several nail sizes with perfect results. I'm now waiting for the cordless Miter Saw that's being sent from the States since it can't be ordered through Homedepot.ca due to it being on backorder, it's in the mail as I speak.
September 8, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Neuf350Z Great tool
I've owned this nail gun for over a year now and have found many different projects to use it on. I recently used it to install Wainscoating in a 1/2 bath that I renovated myself. I was able to get the entire bathroom done on a single charge, it's easy to use, easy to load and am glad I decided to purchase it. I also like that I can use this battery with the other 18 volt Ryobi tools I have and will be buying in the future.
I haven't experienced any problems with it jamming or anything else that some others have mentioned.
Definitely worth having in your tool collection if you're a DIY'er like myself or have a wood working hobby.
June 16, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by GarageWorkshop Fantastic tool
This tool is an excellent addition to my workshop. I don't have a lot of space to work with, nor do I need a brad nailer very often, so having a nailer and compressor both isn't a good option for me. I have borrowed both in the past, so I can compare this to that option. This nailer is quite a bit heavier than an air nailer, but the freedom of movement without dragging an air hose around plus the quietness of this unit (no ear protection needed!) makes this an excellent option. It's not nearly as fast at nailing as a conventional air nailer (especially for bump firing), but for most jobs you don't need that maximum speed anyway, so you won't really notice a difference. This will come in very handy for tacking pieces in place as glue sets or to hold items while they are screwed together. I used it recently to help build a mobile rolling workbench, and plan to use it in the near future to build drawers. I think this will be one of my favorite shop tools. No problems with power - if anything it might have a little too much for the shortest brads in soft wood. I'll probably add the 16-guage finish nailer in the future as well.
July 24, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by SGMillerDesigns Convinced me to go with Ryobi18v Line
This nailer is absolutely brilliant. It was pure coincidence that I was looking to replace my 18V Porter Cable line-up. After trying a demo of this tool in-store, I decided to heavily research into Ryobi 18V to determine if this tool was worth it at all, and after several weeks of research, I know have several weeks of use with this nailer.
For the pros out there, Ryobi is up and coming in a professional setting. They are trying to get out of their weekend warrior mindset and integrate better features, at prices that are very, very good. Ryobi is manufactured by Techtronic Industries (TTI), which also manufactures Milwaukee, Hart, Hoover, Dirt Devil, Homelite, VAX, and AEG, along with Ridgid power tools. The quality is quite impressive at this price range.
I would consider this nailer revolutionary, as far as battery powered nailers are concerned. Other companies have made battery nailers before, but they fall short in terms of quality and price. This tool delivers just as well as my pneumatic equivalents, with the simplicity of not needing to haul around hose and a compressor. It makes it extremely simple to do smaller jobs and touch-up work. I used to look for any excuse to not drag around a compressor, now I look for reasons to use this thing just because it is so simple and easy to use.
I will note, that I have shot several hundred brads through this tool. I have not had any jam, and as such, I also have not had to deal with the major issue of the feeding mechanism not working. Maybe there were a couple of lemons that made it past QC, or maybe they are all time bombs that havent gone off yet. Either way, I am currently very happy with this nailer and the ease of use. If this changes I will update this review.
September 3, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 8FingeredPro Don't hesitate to buy this gun.
I received this gun today. I run a cabinet shop and have used 'many a gun'. I just loaded this thing with 2 inch brads, running off the smallest Li-ION battery they make. I placed a piece of 13/16 thick solid hickory over a piece of 5/8 thick solid red oak, over a 7/16 piece of 7 ply cabinet plywood and finally a piece of 13/16" thick solid 'soft' maple (total thickness of all a little over 2.5 inches). It drove the nail every time, one right after the other, all the way and countersunk just below the hickory top board. One nail ended just proud of the surface (see photo). Depth and pressure were set all the way, but still......air powered guns off the compressor wouldn't do much more if any. I usually have to set some nails a little more by hand in hickory before putty anyways. This thing is amazing.
April 15, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by CMG100 Another great tool from the Ryobi clooection
I purchased this tool a few days ago for some shelves I had to make. I was surprised by the power it packs...say goodbye to the hassle of an air compressor and hoses. It really does make your life easier owning this tool. It's easy to use for anyone and the features are pretty cool especially the LED lights. It doesn't drain the battery fast like i thought it would considering I have the compact lithium plus. Overall I'm glad I purchased it hopefully can purchase more Ryobi tools in the future to add to my collection.
March 2, 2014