9 Milwaukee Nail Guns & Staplers Worth Your Time

If you are a fan of Milwaukee and in construction then owning a nail gun is a must.

If you have the M18 Batteries you are already in a good position to try the first and second fix nail guns. Both guns will be compatible with your M18 Batteries, Milwaukee also has specialist nail guns such as their M12 Palm nail gun and M12 Crown Stapler which run on M12 batteries for those more niche jobs.

Depending on your working conditions Battery operated Nail guns will also work much better than their gas counterpart as battery-powered power tools aren’t affected by temperature to the extent that gas is.

Milwaukee First Fix Nail Guns

Milwaukee First Fix Nail Guns

Milwaukee first-fix nail guns are best suited when working on jobs when you need to secure a structure. They are generally used in jobs where the nails will not be seen such as roofing, flooring and construction.

Milwaukee M18 FFN-0 18V FUEL Brushless First Fix Framing Nail Gun

The Milwaukee M18 FFN Framing Nailer has excellent power and ready-to-fire nail technology which eliminates ramp-up time between each nail discharge. It can fire up to 700 nails on a single 5.0Ah REDLITHIUM battery and has 2 mode selections which allow for sequential fire for precision or bump fire for speed.

Integrates three MILWAUKEE®-exclusive technologies – the POWERSTATE™ brushless motor, REDLITHIUM™ battery pack and REDLINK PLUS™ intelligence hardware and software – which deliver outstanding power, run time and durability on the job site. Available as a body only or as a kit with two 5.0Ah batteries and a charger, you won’t find better than the M18 FFN.

Milwaukee Second Fix Nail Gun in-use on roofing

Milwaukee Second Fix Nail Guns

Milwaukee’s Second Fix nail guns are best suited for ‘softer’, delicate interior work or finishing work, this is why second fix nail guns are sometimes referred to as “finishing nail guns”. The nails tend to be a lot smaller and don’t leave a large footprint meaning they’re great for securing with a clean finish. The second fix range is bigger than the first fix thanks to the different size nails used in each of the guns, each one giving a different finish.

Milwaukee M18 FN15GA-0X 18V FUEL Brushless Finishing Angled 15 Gauge Nail Gun

The Milwaukee M18 FN15 has excellent power to consistently seat nails sub-flush to the surface in hardwoods. It will fire up to 1200 nails per charge on a 2.0Ah battery pack and the dry-fire lockout stops the tool from being fired when the magazine is empty. It features a small work contact bracket that allows you to fire and sink nails at a more acute angle.

The nail gun also has different-shaped noses that are stored on board, this allows you to get the best finish no matter what job you’re doing.

Milwaukee M18 FN16GA-0X 18V FUEL Brushless Finishing Angled 16 Gauge Nail Gun

The Milwaukee M18 FN16 Integrates three exclusive technologies, the POWERSTATE™ brushless motor, REDLITHIUM™-ION battery pack and REDLINK PLUS™ intelligence hardware and software – which deliver outstanding power, runtime and durability on the job site. It has a ready-to-fire nail technology that eliminates ramp-up time between each nail discharge. It also will not fire when the magazine is empty thanks to the dry-fire lockout. The FN16 will fire up to 1200 nails per charge on a 2.0Ah battery meaning it will last for hours depending on the job your doing.

No gas cartridges and no cleaning are required, designed to deliver durability and reliability to the most demanding users with very little maintenance. Sold as a body only or with two 2.0Ah batteries and a charger kit.

Milwaukee M18 FN18GS-0X 18V FUEL Brushless Straight Finish 18 Gauge NAIL GUN

The Milwaukee M18 FN18 has excellent power to consistently seat nails sub-flush to the surface in hardwoods and Its ready-to-fire nail technology eliminates ramp-up time between each staple discharge so you can fire more nails in a single motion than ever before.

Specialised noses are stored on board allow the user to get the best finish no matter what the application is that you’re undertaking. An LED light illuminates the work surface for better placement of nails and it will fire up to 1200 nails on a 2.0Ah battery.

Available as a body with a case or a kit with two 2.0Ah batteries, charger and case.

Milwaukee Specialist Nail Gun in-use on roofing

Milwaukee Specialist Nail Guns

Milwaukee’s range of specialist nail guns will cover you for almost any job you may need a hammer and nails.

Milwaukee M12 BCST-0 Cable Stapler

Starting with the Milwaukee M12 BCST Sub Compact Cable Stapler. This is a brand-new offering from Milwaukee and will staple twice as fast as a manual stapler. It has moveable cable guides to ensure proper alignment over the cable before fastening. The compact, lightweight design provides users with access to tight stud bays and improved ergonomics when stapling overhead or during hard-to-reach applications.

It fires up to 1200 staples per charge on a REDLITHIUM™ 2.0 Ah battery and the large magazine capacity holding 45 staples for less downtime reloading.

Milwaukee M18 FFUS-0C FUEL Fencing Stapler

The Milwaukee M18 FFUS FUEL Utility Fencing Stapler Kit delivers unmatched performance in a completely battery-powered solution. By leveraging Nitrogen Air Spring technology, POWERSTATE Brushless motor and REDLINK Intelligence, this stapler delivers the power to seat staples into the toughest Utility Pole and Fence Post Materials.

The M18 FUEL Utility Fencing Stapler provides users with a 6X Increase in productivity and a reduction in Peak Muscle Effort compared to Manual Staple Installation. Designed for compatibility with Milwaukee 9 Gauge Galvanized Staples (sold separately) available in three sizes.

When paired with Milwaukee M18 REDLITHIUM 3.0 Battery pack, this stapler gives users the ability to sink up to 600 staples per charge no gas cartridge required. The MILWAUKEE M18 FUEL Utility Fencing Stapler joins the M18 System of over 200 solutions and is compatible with all M18 REDLITHIUM batteries.

Milwaukee M18 FNCS18GS-0X 18V FUEL Brushless Narrow Crown Stapler

The Milwaukee M18 FNCS FUEL™ Narrow Crown Stapler delivers perfect productivity without the hassle of a compressor and hose. It is compact and lightweight, which gives you better access in tight spaces. A nitrogen air spring mechanism gives this cordless stapler the ability to consistently sink staples to the right depth in hard materials, with the ability to adjust to driving staples in soft materials without stapling them through.

This Narrow Crown Stapler provides the pneumatic performance that professional users expect with the freedom and advantage of a cordless tool. The FNCS is available as a body with case or as a kit with two, 2.0Ah batteries, a charger and a case.

Milwaukee M12 BST-0 12V Crown Stapler

The Milwaukee M12 BST-0 10mm Crown Stapler delivers a true hand tool replacement.

It has been designed to drive a range of 10mm flat crown staples (6mm – 14mm) through an array of materials and substrates. It features a dry fire lockout that prevents blank stapling and striker wear. Staple locating arrow for accurate staple placement. Slotted magazine design lets you easily view staplers. Power adjustment dial for consistent flush stapling.

Sequential and contact actuation trigger easily change between firing modes.

The lightweight and compact design allow for great access into tight spaces, while the adjustable belt hook provides convenient tool belt portability. Easy-to-squeeze trigger design significantly reduces fatigue associated with traditional hand staplers.

Integrated sequential and contact actuation trigger design provides increased productivity and seamless changing between firing modes.

Milwaukee C12PN-0 12V Palm Nail Gun

The C12PN Palm Nailer from Milwaukee may be small enough to fit into the palm of your hand but it has the power to drive 90mm framing nails in less than 3 seconds!

The REDLINK overload protection electronics in the tool and battery pack (not included) deliver best-in-class durability. It has superior ergonomics, the user-preferred palm-style grip provides outstanding comfort and control. This nailer is designed to fit in places where no hammer can be swung and get the job done with the efficiency you’ve come to expect from the Milwaukee brand.

That’s the whole range of Milwaukee nail guns for now but I’m sure the range will continue to grow over the next few years. I hope this has given you the information you need to help you choose your new nail gun and I’ll be back soon with a new guide. Let us know on our socials what you would like to see next.

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