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10 oz. Composite Drip Free Caulk Gun

  • Compatible for use with standard 10 oz. tubes
  • Reaches awkward areas easily to minimize work
  • Ideal for maintaining an orderly workspace
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Product Details
  • Compatible for use with standard 10 oz. tubes
  • Reaches awkward areas easily to minimize work
  • Ideal for maintaining an orderly workspace
About This Product

The HDX 8:1 9 in. composite caulk gun features a comfortable grip and rotatable barrel to reach conveniently into awkward areas and minimize hand fatigue as you work. It fits standard 10 oz. tubes and has a spring release plunger for quick tube changes. This caulk gun's ratchet rod mechanisms helps deliver smooth consistent applications. An integrated spout cutter and ladder hook help maintain an orderly workspace.

  • Ultra lightweight
  • Ratchet rod
  • Rotatable barrel
  • Ergonomic grip
  • Drip free feature
  • Spout cutter
  • Seal punch
  • 8:1 thrust ratio
  • Best Caulks for Your DIY Projects: https://www.homedepot.com/c/ab/best-caulks-and-sealants-for-your-home-improvement-projects/9ba683603be9fa5395fab90d0b119c5
  • How to Caulk Like a Professional: https://www.homedepot.com/c/ah/how-to-caulk/9ba683603be9fa5395fab9012f8277f
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Product ID #: 304044876Internet #: 6930372999258Model #: HD117FG-B

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Specifications

Dimensions: H 2.17 in, W 13.50 in, D 6.73 in

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)6.73 inProduct Height (in.)2.17 in
Product Width (in.)13.50 inSize (oz.)10

Details

FeaturesSeal Puncture ToolHand Tool TypeCaulk Gun
KitNoPack Size12
Product Weight (lb.)0.76 lbTools Product TypeHand Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer WarrantyN/A
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Questions & Answers

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Q:How easy is this to use with arthritic hands?
by|Jul 13, 2021
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A:  Hello SUZU. Regarding arthritis and this caulking gun really depends on your level of pain you are experiencing. Generally speaking if you have a mild form of arthritis it should not be much of a problem. This particular drip free caulk gun is fairly easy to use. It is always best to get the drip free because the other type can often times keep pushing out caulk even after you stop pressing the squeeze handle,. Leaving a messy situation. This drip free type has a ratchet type rod and the none drip free has smooth rod. The drip free cost a tad more but well worth it. I would try it if you feel your up to it.. All in these are not that expensive, so if it doesn't work you will not be out much/ One further note if you plan to paint over your caulk I would recommend painters caulk for interiors. It does not have silicone. Silicone & paint are not the best of friends so to speak. Hope this helps.

by|Oct 11, 2023
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A:  This is only slightly easier to squeeze than a standard calk gun. Should look for a higher ratio gun.

by|Jul 17, 2021
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    Q:Does the drip free feature of this product work as advertised?
    by|Apr 3, 2021
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    A:  Yes

    by|Jul 8, 2021

      A:  Yes

      by|Apr 9, 2021

      A:  Yes.

      by|Apr 4, 2021

        A:  Guy Yes it does work drip free, but occasionally a little amount may try to sneak out the tip. But generally speaking this caulk gun is pretty good in my experience. The difference is this Drip Free has a ratchet rod and the regular one has a smooth rod. I personally would not buy the smooth rod again once I learned the difference. The smooth rod type often leaves a messy situation because of continual run-off after you have let go of the handle. Typically the ratchet rod type usually does not or very little on occasion. But generally pretty good.

        by|Sep 4, 2022
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        A:  Yes as long as you are squeezing easy on the handle. Let off of the handle an inch or so before you want the bead to end and it will stop coming out as you finish the line.

        by|Oct 6, 2022
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        Q:This probably sounds really stupid but is there a way to use a caulking gun like a grease gun? It seems like they do basically the same thing. The biggest problem would be getting the cartridge to fit the caulking gun and attaching the screw-on fittings for some jobs.
        by|Nov 25, 2020
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        A:  If no way to screw up into the feeding screw

        by|Apr 21, 2021

          A:  Not really sure, but it may be a strategy to help find the right tool if you are looking in the wrong place. However the two in comparison are totally different, I would not try to use a caulking tool for a grease gun ever. We are comparing apples to oranges here. In my many years of experience I cannot see how they could ever interchange in usage. Grease guns typically have a hose with a particular type of push on nozzle to connect to a special zirc type fitting. This cannot be accomplished with a caulking tool or vise/versa.

          by|Apr 22, 2021
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          Q:What’s the difference between this item (10 oz. Composite Drip Free Caulk Gun) compared to the other similar items (10 oz smooth rod caulk gun, 10 oz. ETS 2000 Ergonomic Contractor 12:1 Caulk Gun, 10 oz. Dripless Caulk Gun, ... etc)? The price are different, why? any better?
          by|Sep 18, 2020
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          A:  This one (composite drip free) has a rachet in the handle to push the plunger forward. To release the tube you have to twist it 180° and pull the handle. The smooth rod just pushes on the rod and it releases with a push button or leaver on the back of the handle. Most of the differences are ergonomics and materials they are manufactured from. My suggestion is go to the store and squeeze the handles to see what feels best. I have one type for rough work /construction adhesive and another type for fine line silicone application.

          by|May 17, 2021
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          A:  Basically they do the same job with equal performance if you are experienced with a caulk gun. The difference is a pro contractor buys tools generally that are of a higher quality in construction & durability. These lower price ones are available for the one time or so user, or affordability. But the performance in my estimation will be the same.

          by|May 17, 2021
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          A:  This is a great product. It worked just as good as the metal one I had. If I ever need a new one, I would buy this product again.

          by|Feb 4, 2021
            1 found this answer helpful

            A:  it is very easy to use and is comfortable in your hand

            by|Jun 2, 2021
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              Very messy despite reviews
              I have a remodeling company and use caulk guns every day. no matter how I use this solid rod caulk gun, it won't stop losing caulk once I release the trigger. whether I squeeze easily or use the pressure release. it's the crappiest of all I've used.
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                It is an average basic caulk gun. Don't expect more then what it is, basic. I recommend it for us...
                It is an average basic caulk gun. Don't expect more then what it is, basic. I recommend it for use when the need arrives here and there but not for a daily use.
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                  I am not the best using a caulk gun but this HDX brand made it much easier for me.
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                    Great Caulk Gun. Value for your money!
                    Easy to handle and had everything you need to get the job done! Cutter etc.
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