The Freeman PF20GLCN Pneumatic 20-Gauge 1-1/4 in. L-Cleat Flooring Nailer is ideal for installing 5/16 in. to 9/16 in. solid or engineered tongue and groove flooring, including all types of bamboo and exotic hardwoods. This air powered mini flooring nailer drives 20-Gauge L-cleats from 1 in. to 1-1/4 in. A quick release nose allows easy access for the clearing of jammed fasteners, and a tool-free finger depth adjust makes it simple to fine tune the driving depth of the L-cleats. The base of this flooring nailer is interchangeable to allow for 90° nailing for starting courses and ending courses of flooring where there is not enough clearance for the nailer to be operated at a 45° angle. A 1-piece drive blade and anodized aluminum cylinder and magazine provide long-lasting durability, and an air filter helps keep interior components free of debris to extend the life of the tool. Use the convenient 360° adjustable exhaust to direct air away from your face and work surface. The Pneumatic 20-Gauge 1-1/4 in. L-Cleat Flooring Nailer will speed up flooring projects for DIYers and professional construction contractors, includes air tool oil and adjustment tools, and is covered by Freeman's 7-year Limited Warranty and 90-day Wearable Parts Warranty.
Ideal for installing 5/16 in. to 9/16 in. solid or engineered tongue and groove flooring, including all types of bamboo and exotic hardwoods
Compatible with 20 gauge L-cleats from 1 in. to 1-1/4 in.
Quick release nose for clearing jams and tool-free finger depth adjust help speed up flooring projects
Interchangeable base allows for 90 degree and 45 degree nailing
One piece drive blade and anodized aluminum cylinder and magazine provide long lasting durability
Ergonomically engineered body result in a lightweight tool great for use over long spans of time
Air filter keeps interior components debris free, extending the life of the tool
360 degree adjustable exhaust directs air away from face and work surface
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Questions & Answers
Q:Where can I buy a replacement shoe for using the L Cleats?
by|Feb 16, 2020
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A: I would call Freeman Tools customer service 8880669-5672. Could be a warranty item.
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Q:Can this be used with click lock flooring?
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Q:Is this suitable for installing 3/8" stranded bamboo such as the Home Decorators Bamboo Model #HL...
by|Jun 28, 2017
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A: Refer to the wood flooring manufacturers installation guidelines to make sure you are using the recommended fastener and do not void the warranty. Typically, yes, this nailer would be fine for that flooring, as well as an 18ga cleat nailer like:
by|Jul 11, 2017
Q:My tongue and groove hardwood is a half inch thick does this adjust for this thickness?
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Feb 21, 2017
Overall a good nail gun. I installed engineered bamboo 3/8" and it had some trouble setting the c...
Overall a good nail gun. I installed engineered bamboo 3/8" and it had some trouble setting the cleat nail deep enough at times. Had to set the nails with a nail set so the next row would fit correctly. Maybe it was just the particle board underlayment ?It might be better going into plywood or maybe it was just the bamboo. I believe now bamboo is way harder than oak after installing this flooring product.
Oct 9, 2016
A great addition to my tools
Installed bamboo flooring this weekend and really liked having this tool handy. LIke that it has two attachments for angle shots. It has a great 7 year warranty! We did not have any issues with jamming and were impressed with it's smooth movement. Didn't notice any problems with grabbing the subfloor, all the cleats went in just fine. The adjustible air deflector was a blessing working in a dusty environment.
Freeman produces great products at DIYer friendly prices. This cleat nailer is no exception to that. This is a 20 gauge cleat nailer so its made for thinner hardwood floors such from 5/16 to 9/16 thick. I haven't been able to use this nailer in the complete installation of a floor yet, but I was able to test it on some 3/8" engineered wood flooring that I had. I drove quite a few cleats in each plank. Many more in each plan than would be needed for a floor install. This cleat nailer performed awesome on my 30 gallon husky compressor at 65 psi. Drove about 100 cleats varying the speed at which I would fire the next cleat and it never jammed which is great. Fires smoothly with no tendency to bounce. Lightweight nailer that does not strain your hands and is not cumbersome to use.
I really like the nailer and so far haven't found anything that I dislike. Along with the 7 year manufacturer warranty you can be sure that you will get more than your moneys worth out of this tool. So if you are installing some thinner engineered wood flooring. Then pick one of these up. Great quality at the price.
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