Milwaukee 2742-20 M18 FUEL Cordless Lithium-Ion 16-Gauge Brushless Angled Finish Nailer (Tool Only)

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Milwaukee 2742-20 M18 FUEL Cordless Lithium-Ion 16-Gauge Brushless Angled Finish Nailer (Tool Only) Milwaukee Model: miln2742-20

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Milwaukee 2742-20 M18 FUEL Cordless Lithium-Ion 16-Gauge Brushless Angled Finish Nailer (Tool Only)

Details
The M18 FUEL 16-Gauge Angled Finish Nailer delivers on the promise of peak productivity at your worksite, providing unmatched driving power, speed and efficiency, with practically no set up and minimal maintenance. Using the exceptional application speed, power and durability of Milwaukee's compact POWERSTATE Brushless Motor, plus Milwaukee's ready to fire cylinder design, this tool is capable of fully sinking 2 in. nails into solid oak with zero ramp-up time.
This 18V nailer operates from the revolutionary REDLITHIUM Battery (sold separately) for unbeatable strength and run-time, eliminating the mess and cost of gas cartridges. It also includes REDLINK PLUS Intelligence, the most advanced electronic system on the market, to prevent damage to the nailer and battery from overloading and overheating.
The M18 FUEL Nailer not only primes you for top performance; it also creates the experience of a pneumatic nailer that professional carpenters and remodelers expect, without the hassle of compressors and hoses.
Features:
  • Milwaukee POWERSTATE Brushless Motor provides more power, more run-time, and longer life
  • REDLINK PLUS Electronic Intelligence enables advanced communication between your batteries and tools, allowing for unmatched levels of performance, protection, and productivity
  • Sink 2-1/2 inch brads in solid oak
  • Zero ramp-up time
  • No gas cartridges
What’s Included:
  • M18 FUEL Cordless Lithium-Ion 16-Gauge Brushless Angled Finish Nailer (Tool Only) - 2742-20
  • Belt Clip
  • Tool Only - Batteries and Charger Sold Separately
Dry Fire Lockout
Yes
Power Source
Cordless
Fastener Length (Max.)
2-1/2 in
Fastener Type
Finish Nails
UL Safety
Yes
Lubrication
Oil-Free
Wifi compatibility
No
Fastener Length (Min.)
1-1/4 in
Batteries Included
0
Jam Clearance
Tool-Free
Battery Type
Li-Ion
Fastener Capacity
110
Case Included
No
Magazine Angle
Angled
Tip Style
Non-Marring
Bluetooth Compatibility
No
Firing Modes
Contact/Sequential Actuation
Motor Type
Brushless
Voltage
18V
Fastener Gauge
16
Charger Included
No
Depth of Drive
Adjustable
ETL Safety
No
Magazine Type
Bottom Loading
Battery System
M18
Series
FUEL
Length
11.9 in.
Width
5.5 in.
Height
11.9 in.
Weight
6.3 lbs.
Warranty Term
5 Year

Reviews :

4.4 / 5.0
57 Reviews
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Would you recommend this product?
Yes (5)
No (4)
Pros
Easy To Use (6)
Ergonomic Design (4)
Powerful (4)
Value (4)
Cons
Heavy (4)
Best Uses
Home Repair (4)
Frequent Use (3)
Large Projects (3)
Small Projects (3)
Would you recommend this product?
No
Pros
Ergonomic Design
Not happy with it’s driving capability. With the depth set as high as possible it will not set nails.
August 16, 2020
Purchased
2 months ago
16 FaceTiming nailer
This is excellent, I use it when I don't need a compressor. It's come in handy on the job! We did trim on a garage and it use of no compressor saves time and the 4 amp battery in it lasts a long time
August 15, 2020
Originally posted at
Very rugged and high quality.
I bought this finish nailer to install cedar planks in my off grid cabin. No compressor needed. No cords to drag around an get tangled. It’s super easy to use and adjust the depth setting. I couldn’t be happier. I love all of my MIlwaukee M18 tools...
August 8, 2020
Originally posted at
I would buy this nailer again and again
I use this nailer for home remodeling and many hobby things. So far it's been great. The nailer fires every time without flinching. I love the adjustment feature, especially when working with the lighter woods. I would definitely purchase it again.
August 2, 2020
Originally posted at
Yes
Just works great in all wood works and love the speed
July 27, 2020
Originally posted at
Definitely worth itself.
Changing to a battery only system so far has been great. No further need for the air or gas cartridges. Anxiously awaiting trying the framing nailer next.
June 27, 2020
Originally posted at
Great nail gun
Perfect nailing every time. It’s a little heavy but does the job well.
June 13, 2020
Originally posted at
Excellent trim gun
We’ve used this gun everyday for a month and have had one jam which was cleared easily. We have installed interior and exterior trim in various materials with no problems. The only issue I have seen is the depth gauge needs adjusted between users. The gun has a little recoil and each person handles it a little different.
June 13, 2020
Originally posted at
Very convenient!
Works great. All batteries last forever this gun hardly uses up the power. I will never run hoses and a compressor again, that alone is awesome.
May 31, 2020
Originally posted at
I will never go back to a hose
The nailer is amazing. The only isssues I have had this far is locating nails. As far as I know the only maker of nails for this gun is pasloade. Which can be difficult to locate at times. ( online and big box stores are the only place i have found them. Milwaukee is working with me to find a solution, and I couldn't be happier with them. Despite the nails i still wouldn't change it for anything. Its so quite and light weight.
April 25, 2020
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Will the 15ga nailer fit inside?
Wes M on Jan 15, 2019
Milwaukee 2742-20 M18 FUEL Cordless Lithium-Ion 16-Gauge Brushless Angled Finish Nailer (Tool Only)
Milwaukee 2742-20 M18 FUEL Cordless Lithium-Ion 16-Gauge Brushless Angled Finish Nailer (Tool Only)
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BEST ANSWER: Your question will be best answered by the manufacturer, who can provide you with the accurate information. The number to reach the technician is 1-800-729-3878 or online at www.milwaukeetool.com.
What nails do you use with this nail gun?
A shopper on Feb 6, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Model 2742-20 will accept any 16 gauge nails. We attached the information below from the manufacturer:

Fastener Length...................... min 1.25" / max 2.5"
Collation Angle................................................... 20°
Fastener Size (Diameter).................... 16 Ga / 1.6 mm
Magazine Capacity.........................................110 nails
Will this nailer take any brand of angled 16ga nail?
A shopper on Mar 23, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I started with this nailer trying to use Pasload brand 2 1/2 inch nails.....It would misfire half the time....I tried DeWalt nails and it shoots fine....Both brands of nails claim to be the same degree angle but after placing one section of Dewalt nails atop a section of Pasload nails, it's obvious there is a difference. The difference is small, however it's enough to cause misfiring, with the longer nails.....I have used 1 1/4 inch nails both Pasload and Dewalt brand without any problems.
I've tried everything to get this nailer to set nails. Depth adjustment doesn't work, different nail types and sizes don't either. Anyone else experiencing this problem? Is there a solution that I am not aware of? I bought this gun for convenience, but have put it away and gone back to my pneumatic!
cbinc on Mar 17, 2019
BEST ANSWER: You can contact Milwaukee directly at 1-800-729-3878. The agent will provide you with the closest service center in your area.
What angle nails does it take?
A shopper on May 30, 2018
BEST ANSWER: 20 degree
Would you, do you ship to the uk? If so what would the cost of this be.I presume there would also be import duty to pay.
Matt on May 24, 2016
BEST ANSWER: CPO only ships within the United states at this time.
Which hard case fits this nailer?
A shopper on Jan 9, 2018

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