NuMax SFN64 Straight 16 Gauge Finish Nailer Review
If you feel like you need to get in touch with your internal interior decorator, then you probably will need a finish nailer. There are hundreds of options on the market that are different in prices, features, and uses. You need to be precise about the type of tasks you will probably use your finish nailer for, as this will greatly determine the model you will buy.
The Numax SFN64 is a great finish nailer if you are in for some furniture construction, molding or any decoration task that might interest you. It offers great yet useful options that makes it appealing for amateurs and experts alike. Below we discuss a few of them:
Numax SFN64 key Features & Specification
- Numex is a famous brand Georgia-based power tool
- Suitable and very good for interior and exterior finish and trim
- Also used for furniture, cabinet work, window casing, baseboards, shoe and crown molding, chair rail molding
- Very affordable price between $44 to $70
- Operating pressure: 70 to 110 psi
- Durability: It has an aluminum body and cylinder so Numax SFN64 is very durable
- Weight: Very low weight 4.5 pounds
- Dimensions: 3.2 x 11.5 x 12.5 inches
- Power Source: AIR POWERED
You will probably end up holding your finish nailer for hours, so you might need something that will not strain your muscles, will be easy to carry and has easy access to different positions or angles. This finish nailer is made of aluminium which makes it both sturdy and light.
Some finish nailers feature internal parts that are made of plastic and while these are definitely light, but they will not be as durable. This finish nailer weighs about 4.5 pounds and will be easy to carry around for hours until you finish your job. Aluminium will not break or rust and this makes this finish nailer so durable and useful.
Tool Free Adjustable Depth
When you use a finish nailer, you end up using it for different types of surfaces and with different types of nails. This finish nailer has a feature of adjustable depth. This means that you will adjust the nailer to penetrate the surface as much as you want to, in order to have a clean smooth finish.
This is particularly useful as this nailer can be used with nails from 1 inch to 2.5 inches. This means that it can be used with many different types of surfaces. Having this feature as a tool-free feature is another plus.
Imagine walking around in the middle of your work task with a loaded finish nailer looking for tools just because you need to work with a different nail or a different surface. Not only will this be time-consuming, but also impractical. With this feature, you don’t have to worry and the depth will be adjusted in a few seconds so that you can presume your work perfectly.
Quick Jam Release
When you are working with finish nailers, you probably will end up with a jammed nail at one point. This nailer features a quick release for jammed nails so that you don’t walk around with you nailer looking for tools to clear the jamming.
Clearing a jammed nail could be dangerous, but with this nailer it is perfectly safe. All you need to do is to follow the instructions and the jammed nail will pop up so that you can remove it safely and go on with your work. A tool-free feature like this one makes such a nailer so special because it will save your time and money.
- Light weight
- Tool free adjustable depth, air exhaust adjustment and jam release.
- No mar tip to protect your surfaces.
- Goggles included
- 1 year of limited warranty.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Does this nailer need an air compressor?
A: Yes, it does. It is mentioned in the packaging of the product when it arrives.
Q: Is it suitable for any decoration task?
A: As long as you are going to use nails up to 2.5 inches then it is OK. It will not be able to hold a porch or a deck though as the nails will be too weak.
Q: Can you use nails and staples with this nailer?
A: It can only use nails.
This finish nailer is very easy to use. It will add fun to any interior or exterior decoration task. It comes with a goggle which makes it super safe to use. There is however the point of warranty. Since a nailer, is something that you will probably use for quite some time, then this warranty might not seem like enough for everybody.
However, with the competitive price and additional features, this problem might be overlooked. This nailer is quite sturdy so might not break easily since it is made of aluminium.