DEWALT DWFP12231 Pneumatic 18-Gauge 2-Inch Brad Nailer Kit Review

DEWALT DWFP12231 Pneumatic 18-Gauge 2-Inch Brad Nailer KitCustomer reviews: 4.7 Stars (4.7 / 5)


A nailer is one of the most important tools in any construction project regardless of the magnitude of the job. Whether it is a backyard project or industrial scale development, a nailer will still have an enormous role to play. As important as they may be nailers can be frustrating sometimes if they are not getting the job done as efficiently as you would wish. The DEWALT DWFP12231 has been designed with the end user in mind to make sure that disappointments with nailers are a thing of the past.


Defined by many customers as a simple tool with enticing features, the DEWALT DWFP12231 that is made by one of the top companies in the manufacture of power tools comes in a price range of between $79.99 and $119 . This nailer is the latest in a line of very powerful nailers from Dewalt, and it has more features than all its predecessors.


The DEWALT DWFP12231 is a multipurpose nailer and can be used on any project regardless of its magnitude. It is used to drive 18 gauge nails from smaller nails of 5/8” to larger 2” nails. This feature makes this nailer an excellent buy for any tradesman and also any homeowner for their projects around the home. DEWALT DWFP12231 nailer will always drive in the nail perfectly without any trouble, and so it is a tradesman’s best companion.


One of the main disadvantages that most nailers face is staining the working surface. No matter how good they may be able to drive the nail by staining the surface they will make the work more difficult. This Dewalt nailer understands how frustrating this may be, and so it solves this using a maintenance-free motor. With this motor, a tradesman never has to worry about stained surfaces and he is free to concentrate on the task at hand. To further enhance this feature the exhaust in the DEWALT DWFP12231 will keep away any contaminants from the workspace making sure that you always do a clean job.


The rubber grip fitted in this nailer ensures maximum comfort when working with it and also that it never slips from your hand while working. Most nailer related accidents happen when the nailer slips from the hand. Dewalt has been in business for long enough to know just how dangerous a nailer may be and so the rubber grip will make sure that you have a perfect grasp of the nailer.


• Lightweight and robust body design as a result of the use of magnesium.

• Easy nail removal due to the Tool-free jam release.

• It has the capability to keep contaminants away from the working space using the rear exhaust.

• It has an adjustment of depth of- drive and detents to help set nail heads correctly.

• It comes with an adjustable belt hook. This hook helps to keep the nailer near the user when working.

• The trigger style is sequential to make nailing easier.

• The kit for this nailer will include a carrying case, the nailer, a manual and also some free sample Brad nails.


The main advantage of the DEWALT DWFP12231 is that it is very easy to use. Regardless of whether you have used this type of nailer before or not you will have little to no trouble using it. In case by any remote chance you are not able to use this nailer then the simple and straightforward owner’s manual will teach you everything you need to use this nailer.

This nailer is very sleek and comfortable to use, and you can be able to work with it for many hours continuously. Most Dewalt electric nailer and Dewalt air nailer are known to be comfortable, but none is as pleasant as this. Besides from the perfectly fitted rubber grip, this nailer is also quite light making it more comfortable.


Disadvantages are almost nonexistent with this fantastic product as you would hardly hear any customer complain. However, on a very rare occasion this nailer may jam. If this happens clearing the jam is so simple that you can do it in a matter of seconds. This is as a result of how it is constructed. In reality chances of it jamming are extremely slim and so you shouldn’t even waste time thinking about it.


Despite being in the market for not so long, this nailer has attracted 157 reviews so far with an almost perfect score of 4.7 out of a possible 5. This shows that most customers have given it a score of more than 4.5.


If looking for a nailing kit that will always get the job done perfectly and within a short period then the DEWALT DWFP12231 is the perfect choice for you. With this nailer, nailing anything you want will never be an issue for you.

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