Must-have Brad Nailer Accessories
If you’re serious about getting the most out of your new brad nailer, you’re going to want to invest in the right accessories to take this specific tool to the next level.
While accessories won’t “make or break” your purchasing decision, they can definitely help to make the job that you are looking to tackle much more simple and straightforward in the short and long term. Different accessories are available for different nailer platforms, and there are also tons of different “generic” nailer accessories that you can use with your tool with little headache or hassle whatsoever.
At the same time, you’re going to find that there are almost too many different accessories available out there to decide which ones should be invested in – and which ones should be ignored. Hopefully you’ll be able to use the list below to help you choose the specific nailers you need moving forward, as they are the most popular accessories and that people are using right now.
Some sort of dedicated light attachment
If there was just a single brad nailer accessory that you should invest in, it would have to be a dedicated light attachment that you could secure to your nailer and use without having to adjust the grip on the tool.
We’ve all been in a situation where the confines were pretty tight, and there just wasn’t enough light to see whether or not we were “hitting our mark”, and this can be disastrous when we’re doing finish work. However, when you use a dedicated light attachment that throws a poll of light on a specific surface – directly in front of where the nailer is aimed – you’ll be able to have complete confidence moving forward.
LED lighting attachments are relatively inexpensive, but are worth every single penny – and so much more. There may not be a better brad nailer accessory available on the market today. Make sure that you purchase one as soon as humanly possible.
Different sized air hoses make all the difference
If you are using a pneumatic brad nailer, you’re going to want to make sure that as many different types and sizes of air hose instantly accessible as possible. Not only will you need different lengths for different projects, but you’ll also need to make sure that you’re using the right length for each and every task or project.
This can quickly become a bit of a headache and hassle to manage, so you’ll also want to invest in an air hose management system – something that is a must have if there ever was one. You don’t want to have to fuss around with all different kinds of air hoses getting caught up and tangled with one another, causing you all kinds of headaches that you shouldn’t have to deal with.
There are a ton of other different kinds of accessories available out there, ranging from new handgrips for your brad nailer to different magazine extensions, and a whole host of other tools and technologies – but you’ll want to make sure that you are selecting something because it adds functionality, not just a bit of flair or style. Another important thing is to get high-quality brads for your nailer, so you know that they will last.
A basic brad nailer is a fantastic tool to have on hand, but jalopy’s they want to be able to get the most out of at this specific tool on a regular basis. Use the accessories included above (and make sure that you invest in anyother accessories that help you get the job done more efficiently or more effectively), and you shouldn’t have any issues whatsoever as you move forward with your projects.