Cordless nailers are creating a lot of hype nowadays due to their versatile use and convenience. This cordless flexibility is the consequence of the effective use of battery energy and gas cartridges. So, we started to believe that cordless means a device which can run by battery or a fuel cell only. However the Bostitch 3 Tool Compressor Combo Kit proves us wrong.
Now if you wish to stick with pneumatic devices and at the same time want to enjoy the freedom of cordless, then Bostitch BTFP3KIT will be the perfect choice for you.
Performance and Technical Issues
Portable Air Compressor
The primary attraction of this 3 tool nailer combo kit is the Bostitch Air Compressor. While most other portable compressors have either low air pressure or small tanks that require a frequent run, Bostitch 6-gallon pancake compressor's high-flow regulator and couplers are prepared to deliver optimum air pressure as needed to drive nails into the hardwood. Because of this performance, the users nominated the BOSTITCH BTFP3KIT as the best portable air compressor in its class.
Why did they call it portable air compressor? Because you can move it wherever you need very conveniently and once you inflated it with air by connecting with an electric outlet you can use it for a long time without further reconnection. So, you can use it as like cordless options.
High Capacity Pump
The compressor features with a 150 max PSI, 6 gallons (22.7-liter) storage tank and 2.6SCFM high-efficiency pump delivers 90 PSI that enables great run time with quick recovery. This specification is reasonably good enough to run any framing or finishing or brad nailer smoothly without much recoiling.
Alike cordless devices, you have not need to put oil and take care maintenance issues of this Bostitch compressor to keep it workable regularly. Thus, it will save your time and money both. You could also save you from any stains on surface as it oil free.
The engine of the Bostitch Air Compressor design such a way that you can quickly start it that helps you to save your valuable working time. This highly efficient motor take start even in cold or winter weather without any hassle.
This motor also equipped with a thermal overload protector, which automatically shut-off the engine in case of occurring any accidental overheat. Once shut-off, you have to allow the motor to cool down to restart.
Impact resistant compound cushion on the Bostitch Portable Compressor protects it from job site damage or cavity, which keeps it looking new all time. So, you can keep it at front space of your home as a decor piece too.
Silent Air Compressor
We have a common fear that air compressor means a lot of background noise. However, the Bostitch air compressor is surprisingly quiet, create 78.5 dBA sound. Though it is still loud, but not at a level that can cause a hearing problem if you or nearby people did not wear any hear protection.
Other 3 Tools
A Brad Nailer: The SB-1850BN nailer can drive 18-gauge brad nails from 5/8" to 2" for a wide variety of applications.
A Straight Finish Nailer: The SB-1664FN finish nailer can drives 1-1/4- to 2-1/2-inch, 16-gauge finish nails.
Heavy Duty Crown Stapler: The BTFP71875 crown stapler made for drives heavy-duty 3/8" Crown staples from 1/4" to 9/16"
The above three tools are made with reliability and durability in mind and are capable of handling a wide range of tasks. They are of sturdy construction and made of a composite shroud that protects gauges and controls against effects. You can also use this tool all day - the ergonomics are top-notch. Not only is the handle firm, but it is also sleek to the side.
The box includes
Air Hose: Bostitch includes superior quality 15-foot, 1/4" PVC air hose with fittings, offer plenty of length for maneuverability. The 0.25-inch tube also ensures proper airflow to the blowgun.
Fasteners: As a sample, Bostitch includes 1-1/4" 18GA brad nails, 2" 16GA straight finish nails, and T50 staples to allow you for instant use of all tools.
The BOSTITCH 3 Tool Compressor Combo Kit is perfect for interior and exterior finishing and trimming projects for a myriad of crafts such as furniture, cabinets, and staircases.
Not only you could operate air nailer, but also these compressors are likely used to inflation of the car or motor tires and it even can provided moderate-pressure air in hollow surface-supplied diving. You can also use it for rotary vane, rotary screw or any reciprocating piston.
In the household, this portable air compressor can be used to remove dirt from furniture, tables, drawers, stairs, or cabinets. This super-efficient compressor makes all your cleaning works a breeze.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)
Q1. Is the air compressor allows to do framing work? Or, only support finish nailer.
A. I would like to ask another question before answering this question. What kind of compressor is needed to operate a nailer for framing? If you are a pro framer you understand that 70-120 psi pressure, 2-3 CFM quantity is enough to drive a frame nailer. Hope, I haven't explained it any more. Bostitch is more than capable of running a framing nailer effectively.
Q2. Should it be necessary to plug in the Bostitch air compressor during use?
A. If you start from zero, first, to fill up the compressor with air, you have to connect it with an outlet. However, once the compressor reached its optimum pressure, you no more need to keep it plugged-in.
The compressor can keep the air pressure, for a few days, perhaps even more. You might be able to use some of that air to inflate a tire or blow up a basketball or balloon and still have some jet stream in your tank. You could measure the pressure level by using a pressure gage.
Q3. What is the duty cycle on this unit?
A. This air compressor pump is capable of continuous operation. However, it mentioned in the manual that if you maintain an average of 50% - 75% duty cycle, you will get a more prolonged life. It means that it is not wise to run the air compressor pump more than 30-45 minutes in any specified hour.
This BOSTITCH BTFP3KIT 3 tool compressor combo kit is suitable for any professional constructor as well as a weekend warrior to accomplish any small or big project related to trimming or finishing works. The significant advantages of this package are it easy-to-carry pancake air compressor which small but efficient. So, you could give an enticing try.