Rated 3.3 out of 5Â by 65
Rated 1 out of 5Â by Donniefine Did not work as advertised.
I'm not sure where the problem is, whether in the gun itself or the screws, but screws only were sunk properly 20-30 percent of the time. Very frustrating especially at the beginning of a big job where 1000 screws will need to be sunk. My helper followed me with a cordless screwdriver to finish the job. He could have been doing other more productive work.
The next day I picked up a Senco at Lowes hoping it would work better for the additional $30. Ahhhh! What a relief. The Senco worked great just as the Ridgid was supposed to, but didn't. HD happily refunded my money for the Ridgid.
February 16, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5Â by Lazyman Time Saver!
This gun is great and a big time saver. I was hesitant on buying it because of the bad reviews but I'm glad I bought it. The gun does miss fire a couple of times but I don't know if it's the screws or the way the gun is pointed down when doing decking but I just have a backup impact gun to screw down the ones that didn't screw in. I totally recommend this gun if your doing a big deck.
May 18, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5Â by JOHN terrible, would never buy another.
if your not square flat you strip out the screws, the bit provided said it was a #2 square drive but was really a #1, so I stripped out a lot of screws before I figured it out, overall very disappointed in this purchase.
July 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5Â by thegunth63 rigid screw gun
I'm a contractor and used this gun for a kitchen i remodeled, sheetrock and cement board and have no complaints at all. people that complained about this gun saying it doesn't drive the screw in straight obviously don't know how to use the tool. just think of it as driving a car if you're steering crooked what do you expect will happened??? the main thing when using it is to screw in straight. even corners as long as you get close enough where you can keep the gun straight you should do fine. don't get me wrong, there were a few screws that i had to go over with the drill, but it was still worth the purchase. knocks the work out! Even has a quick change for the bit. Buy one and see for yourself, i love it!
April 13, 2011
Rated 2 out of 5Â by DanInAloha Experienced problems. Operator error??
I had trouble with this screw gun. I had trouble with the screws lining up with the bit... and after using it to drive only about 20-30 screws, the driving bit got stripped. While I have purchased a new bit, I have not used it since. This may be partly operator error-- but I decided it was just about as easy to used my DeWalt screwdriver (two-hand operation).
July 1, 2014