Top 10 Joist Hanger Nailer – Power Framing Nailers

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1-1/2-Inch MCN150, BOSTITCH Metal Connector Nailer

BOSTITCH #ad - Exposed nail tip places fastener point directly into connector holes for a faster, more precise application. Drives 1 1/2 inch straps hot fasteners as well as all other paper tape collated metal connector nails. At 4. 6 pounds, the tool is up to 50 percent lighter than competitive models.
ManufacturerBostitch #ad
Height5.13 Inches
Length14 Inches
Weight5.83 Pounds
Width14 Inches
Part NumberMCN150
Warranty7 Year Limited Warranty

2. Metabo HPT


Pneumatic, Accepts 1-1/2" Nails, NR38AK, Strap-Tite Fastening System, Metabo HPT Positive Placement Nailer, Metal Connector

Metabo HPT #ad - Positive safety allows tool to use the nail tip as a guide without damaging the collation. Sequential drive mechanism ensures precision nail placement. Lightweight and well-balanced at 4. Same tools. Accepts 1-1/2" strap-Tite, Paper Strip Collated nails. Rated the pro preferred nailer for 6 years running 2014 - 2019 by Builder and Developer Magazine. New name. 6 lbs for excellent maneuverability. For fastening various types of pre-punched hole metal connectors to wood. Hitachi power Tools has renamed to Metabo HPT.
BrandMetabo HPT #ad
ManufacturerKoki Holdings America, Ltd #ad
Height10.3 Inches
Length12.3 Inches
Weight4.6 Pounds
Width3.2 Inches
Part NumberNR38AK
Warranty5 year

3. Grip-Rite


Grip-Rite GR150 Multi Blow Joist Nailer, 1-1/2-Inch

Grip-Rite #ad - Shoots both paper and plastic collated joist nails. Designed to use either standard or tip hardened nails. Small, lightweight and compact only 4. 4 pounds. Robust design with easy maintenance. Multi-blow functionality promotes safer usage, compared to single-blow tools.
BrandGrip-Rite #ad
ManufacturerGrip-Rite #ad
Height12.25 Inches
Length9.5 Inches
Weight0 Pounds
Width3.75 Inches
Part NumberGR150

4. Senco


Senco Products44; Inc. Nailer Metal Connector 1-1/2In 7L0001N

Senco #ad - Powerful enough to drive through engineered lumber. Full round head. Patent pending nosepiece design - leads with nail tip for accurate placement. Lightweight and well-balanced.
BrandSenco #ad
ManufacturerSENCO #ad
Height2 Inches
Length3 Inches
Weight5 Pounds
Width1 Inches
Part Number7L0001N

5. Freeman


Freeman PMC250 Pneumatic 35° 2-1/2" Metal Connector Nailer Ergonomic & Lightweight Nail Gun with Exposed Nail Tip & Safety Trigger

Freeman #ad - Tough and dependable: we make an array of durable construction tools and accessories, Hitachi, Bostitch, framing, including staplers and nailers for siding, and roofing. Quality and durability: we manufacture tools with the most durable materials under strict quality control guidelines, distributed, suitable for professional contractors and do-it-yourselfers alike.

The right tool for the job: we're committed to providing outstanding value, high quality products. It's ideal for fastening metal connectors, ergonomic grip handle, and rafter ties. Compare our products to similar items by Makita, Senco, finish, Paslode, flooring, and Dewalt. We make nailers and staplers for every purpose, top tier customer service and long lasting, from roofing to siding to flooring and everything in between.

Nailed it: this pneumatic 35 degree metal connector nailer features a lightweight and durable magnesium body, strapping, reversible belt hook, and trigger with safety lock. Safety and precision design: the specially designed exposed nail tip places the fastener point directly into connector holes for speed and precision, and the built-in safety prevents the tool from firing when not placed properly into the connector hole. Our tools are sold, serviced, and warrantied in the USA.
BrandFreeman #ad
ManufacturerFreeman Pneumatics #ad
Height13.4 Inches
Length12 Inches
Weight7.21 Pounds
Width4 Inches
Part NumberPMC250
Warranty7 Year Limited Warranty and 90 Day Wearable Parts Warranty



Mini Impact PN50, BOSTITCH Palm Nailer

BOSTITCH #ad - Rubber grip designed to insulate and reduce vibration. Weighs only 1 lb. 360° swivel air fitting for maximum accessibility. Drives most common bulk finish, framing & timber nails. Front exhaust directs air away from users palm.
ManufacturerBostitch #ad
Height9.69 Inches
Length19.88 Inches
Weight1 Pounds
Width8.06 Inches
Part NumberPN50
Warranty7 Year Limited



Round Head, 1-1/2-Inch to 3-1/2-Inch F21PL & Framing Nails, 1-1/2-Inch x .148-Inch, Metal Connector, 1000-Pack, BOSTITCH Framing Nailer, 21-Degree, Round Head, Plastic Collated, Thickcoat Galvanized

BOSTITCH #ad - Product 2: This product is highly durable. Product 2: this product is easy to use. Product 1: includes 1 framing nailer; Power Source: Pneumatic.

Product 2: 1 1/2" x. Product 1: lightweight magnesium housing; integrated rubber skid pads; rubber grip. Product 2: this product is manufactured in China. 148. Product 1: compressor/air tool features: fastener collation, Fastener Depth Control, 1 1/2 inch to 3 1/2 inch framing nailer; 1, 050 inch pounds of driving power; sequential and bump trigger. Product 1: 2 nailers in one: includes 2 quick change nose pieces, converts to framing or metal connector applications.



Metal Connection Nailer, MAX SN438J"SuperLocator"

MAX USA CORP. #ad - Heavy duty driver blade is 1. Beefed up contact arm provides greater protection from breakage due to nail jams and accidental dropping of the tool. Anti-dry fire mechanism senses low nail level to prevent damage to the tool from dry firing.

Internal parts last longer and the inside of the tool is kept clean. Maintenance free end cap filter prevents foreign substances from entering the tool. 270 degree metal reinforced rafter hook. The filter has a self-cleaning feature; foreign substances are ejected automatically from the tool when the hose is disconnected.

32 nail capacity. 7 times more durable than competitive driver blades. Precision placement nose exposes the nail tip to allow the precise placement of fasteners into the connector holes. Anti-double fire nose prevents a 2ND nail from accidentally being shot when the 1ST nail is firmly pressed against the wood surface. 34 degree 1 1/2" Nails.
BrandMAX USA CORP. #ad
ManufacturerMAX USA CORP #ad
Part NumberSN438J
Warranty5 Year Limited Warranty



BOSTITCH Framing Nailer, 33-Degree Paper Tape F33PT

BOSTITCH #ad - Includes 2 quick change nosepieces to convert tool to either framing or metal connector applications. Metal connector capability includes interchangeable tip for use on joist hangers, hurricane straps, etc.

1050-inches-per-pound of driving power for tough engineered lumber applications. Drives most 33 degree paper tape collated framing nails from 1-1/2 inch to 3-1/2 inch. Lightweight magnesium design for added durability. Drives 2- to 3-1/2-inch paper tape collated framing nails and 1-1/2- to 3-1/2-inch paper tape metal connector nails. Doubles as a metal connector nailer. Paper tape framing nailer.
ManufacturerBostitch #ad
Height6 Inches
Length23 Inches
Weight10.3 Pounds
Width16 Inches
Part NumberF33PT
Warranty7 year Limited

10. Hitachi


Hitachi NR38AK Positive Placement Metal Connector Nailer, 36 Degree Magazine Discontinued by the Manufacturer, 1-1/2" Nails, Strap-Tite Fastening System

Hitachi #ad - Lightweight and well-balanced at 4. 6 lbs for excellent maneuverability. Dry-fire lockout for assured nail placement. Rubber grip provides comfort and ensures a secure grip. Sequential drive mechanism ensures precision nail placement. Narrow design for ease of use in tight spaces. Adjustable air deflector directs the air exhaust in any direction. Hitachi power tools has renamed to Metabo HPT. Accepts 1-1/2" fasteners. Positive safety allows tool to use the nail tip as a guide without damaging the collation. Same great tools, with only a new name.
BrandHitachi #ad
ManufacturerKoki Holdings America, Ltd #ad
Height10.3 Inches
Length12.3 Inches
Weight6.6 Pounds
Width3.9 Inches
Part NumberNR38AK