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Bostitch F21PL 21 Degree 3-1/2 in. Framing and Metal Connector Nailer
Model#: BSTNF21PL
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Bostitch F21PL 21 Degree 3-1/2 in. Framing and Metal Connector Nailer

Model#: BSTNF21PL
Retail:
$269.99
Our Price:
$249.99
Sale Price:
$219.00
You Save:
$50.99 (19%)
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Features:
  • 2006 ProSales Magazine Product Design Award Winner
  • Two quick change nosepieces to easily convert tool to either framing or metal connector applications
  • Patented push button adjustable depth guide sets nail to desired depths quickly and conveniently
  • Lightweight magnesium design for added durability
  • Drives plastic collated 1-1/2 in. and 2-1/2 in. metal connector nails (.131 in. - .148 in. diameter)
  • Includes rafter hook; fits easily over 2X lumber and rotates easily for storage
Includes:
  • Plastic Collated Framing / Metal Connector Nailer - F21PL
  • (2) Quick Change Nosepieces
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Specifications

Length: 20.25 in.
Height: 14.25 in.
Weight: 8.1 lbs.
Air Inlet Size: 1/4 in.
Depth of Drive: Adjustable
Dry Fire Lockout: No
Fastener Capacity: 60
Fastener Collation: STRAPSHOT / Plastic
Fastener Type: Framing and Metal Connector Nails
Firing Modes: Contact / Sequential Actuation
Fitting Type: NPT
Jam Clearance: Latch
Lubrication: Oil-Lube
Magazine Angle: 21 Degrees
Magazine Type: Bottom Loading
Max. Fastener Length: 3-1/2 in.
Min. Fastener Length: 2 in.
Operating Pressure - PSI: 80 - 120
Tip Style: Nose Adaptor

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Bostitch21 Degree 3-1/2-in Framing and Metal Connector Nailer
 
4.2

(based on 33 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good power output (29)
  • Easy to load (20)
  • Very safe (11)
  • Easy to use (9)
  • Good grip (8)

Cons

  • Heavy (7)

Best Uses

  • Home use (12)
  • Professional (12)
  • Home repair (8)
  • In the field (3)
  • In the yard (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid do-it-yourselfer (17), Professional (10), Casual do-it-yourselfer (5)

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4.0

Works great, even came with hook

By Curtis the Framer

from Montana

About Me Professional

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Powerful

Cons

  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • Professional

Comments about 21 Degree 3-1/2-in Framing and Metal Connector Nailer:

Got a great price on this. I prefer how my Porter Cable loads, but this was a great choice for the money. I never had a tool shipped before and this gun was at my door in a few days in perfect condition. I would definitely buy here again.

 
4.0

Great Tool, No Metal Connector attacment

By AMGAI

from Ocala, Florida

About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Load
  • Lightweight
  • Powerful
  • Very Safe

Cons

  • No Metal Connector Attach

Best Uses

  • Home Use
  • Professional

Comments about 21 Degree 3-1/2-in Framing and Metal Connector Nailer:

Purchased this tool because of the Name and Price. Advertised as being two tools in one, Framing Nailer and Metal Connector nailer. Well it is, but the reconditioned model did not come with the Metal Connector attachment. Probably will never need the attachment, but be aware that if you are looking for that use, this unit does not come with the option.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Recon Unit came jammed and sandy

By Andrew

from Michigan

About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

    • Came With Jammed Nail
    • Heavy
    • Not As Advertised

    Best Uses

    • Returning

    Comments about 21 Degree 3-1/2-in Framing and Metal Connector Nailer:

    The unit I received came with just the toe-nail tip and a manual. The metal connector tip was not included. The F21PL is stated to included both, it is not an accessory, it is part of the model. This same gun without the extra tip is model F21PL-2. The photos show both, and show the metal connector tip specifically. The unit also did not include any rubber caps for toe-nail tip (these were not expected, but should be noted). The above issue wasn't even the worst, the unit I received came pre-jammed with a nail firmly stuck and deep gouges on front from removal attempts. The sliding of the magazine also sounded like there was sand in it. This unit was clearly not from the manufacturer as a refurb, and was simply used, so I had no choice but to return it. Without a tip (making this model even cheaper), and without the trust of factory refurbishment, buying a new unit on sale (elsewhere) made more sense to me.

     
    3.0

    Reconditioned is not good as new

    By bubba

    from Turner OR

    About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Load
    • Powerful
    • Very Safe

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Use

      Comments about 21 Degree 3-1/2-in Framing and Metal Connector Nailer:

      I used the product to build a horse manure transfer station. Worked great.

       
      4.0

      Great option!

      By gmr

      from San Diego, CA

      About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Load
      • Easy to use
      • Lightweight
      • Powerful
      • Very Safe

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Use
        • Professional

        Comments about 21 Degree 3-1/2-in Framing and Metal Connector Nailer:

        I bought the gun to frame and install hangar and wind clips in a small hunting cabin in N Arizona. It worked flawlessly. The only disadvantage is finding the hangar nails for the gun...not very common locally. I was able to buy a case (5000) of Halsteel nails (American made, BONUS) locally for about the same amount as buying a box of the bostitch nails on line.

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          What is included with the purchase of a new gun (PL21). IE: plastic carrying case, and/or what accessories come with it?
          Asked on 10/23/2012 by Larry

          1 answer

          • A:

            It comes with two quick change nose pieces

            Answered on 10/23/2012 by Community Answer from None
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        New Vs. Reconditioned

        Factory-Reconditioned products have been returned to the manufacturer and are restored to like-new operating condition; they go through a rigorous testing and inspection process. Plus, they offer a significant savings vs. new.

        • Reconditioned products may have minor cosmetic blemishes or scratches that do not affect item performance.
        • Reconditioned products may not come with all of the consumables the new version comes with (bits, sanding pads/papers, cases, etc.).
        • Both come with a manufacturer warranty and are covered by our Money Back Guarantee;
          New is 30 days, Reconditioned is 60 days.

        Condition: New Factory Reconditioned
        Features: Same Same
        Specs: Same Same
        Includes: Plastic Collated Framing / Metal Connector Nailer - F21PL,
        (2) Quick Change Nosepieces
        Plastic Collated Framing / Metal Connector Nailer - U/F21PL
        Availability: In Stock Out of Stock
        Warranty: 7 Year Limited 1 Year Limited

        Warranty

        Warranties

        Stanley Fastening Systems, L.P. 7 Year Limited Warranty (1 Year for Reconditioned Products) - U.S. and Canada Only  

        Effective December 1, 2005 Bostitch, L.P. warrants to the original retail purchaser that the product purchased is free from defects in material and workmanship, and agrees to repair or replace, at Bostitch's option, any defective Bostitch branded pneumatic stapler or nailer for a period of seven (7) years from date of purchase (one (1) year from the date of purchase for reconditioned pneumatic staplers or nailers and for new and reconditioned compressors and tools used in production applications). Warranty is not transferable. Proof of purchase date required. This warranty covers only damage resulting from defects in material or workmanship; it does not cover conditions or malfunctions resulting from normal wear, neglect, abuse, accident or repairs attempted or made by other than our national repair center or authorized warranty service centers. Driver blades, bumpers, o-rings, pistons and piston rings are considered normally wearing parts. For optimal performance of your Bostitch tool always use genuine Bostitch fasteners and replacement parts.

        This warranty IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTIES AND with respect to compressors and tools used in production applications, limits to a period of one (1) year from the date of purchase all implied warranties INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. BOSTITCH SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

        Some states and countries do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state and country to country.