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Offline Bugsysiegals

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Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« on: November 28, 2020, 10:04 AM »
I’m considering a pin nailer and figured I’d stay pneumatic but just spotted this!!  If this works well this could be a really nice small and lightweight pin nailer??

https://toolguyd.com/milwaukee-m12-cordless-pin-nailer-082020/

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Offline Don T

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2020, 02:11 PM »
I’m waiting for this also. I have the 18ga and it works great. Once I get the pinner I can get rid of my compressor.
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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2021, 12:26 AM »
My only issue is the 1 3/8" limit on the pins. 
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Offline mkasdin

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2021, 12:38 AM »
My grex only shoots 1 1/8” pin nails, for the majority of work it’s enough. It won’t go through 3/4” trim + 5/8” drwywall + 1” into the stud. For that I use a 18 gauge nailer I prefer an air compressor over cordless nailers? I owned Milwaukee before, but gave up and switched to Makita and Festool and some Dewalt.

Offline Bugsysiegals

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2021, 01:00 AM »
Wondering when this will be released?

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2021, 04:55 PM »
I read that it was going to be the first quarter of 2021.
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Offline CeeJay

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2021, 04:07 AM »
If you have Makita 18V gear, there’s an 18V Makita 23Ga pin nailer available. I’ve had it for a year now and find I use it all the time. Really useful.


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Offline Bugsysiegals

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2021, 12:03 PM »
I've Milwaukee 12v drill and impact so figured this would be excellent.

That said, I sold one of my Festool tracks to a guy who was a Mikita user and it seems some people prefer their saws versus Festool but I've never looked into Makita brand ...

Offline Packard

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2021, 03:39 PM »
On Sunday I bought a 18 gage Milwaukee pin nailer.  It is both bigger and heavier than my pneumatic nailer (which I will still use, but only at the assembly bench, not on location).

I have a 15 gage angle nailer also a Milwaukee and it is very good, and not much heavier than my old P-C nailer which has cost me a fortune in repairs and is destined to the junk pile.

One of the advantages of a pin nailer is that it is light and maneuverable.  Also, I use my 23 gage pin nailer at the assembly bench almost exclusively. 

I would have to handle the Milwaukee pin nailer.  I suspect that the mechanism cannot be reduced much in size over the 18 gage unit.  In any event, I would want to handle the nailer before I bought one.

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #9 on: January 11, 2021, 05:11 PM »
If the Milwaukee 23 ga sets nails well, it’s going to be a winner in the cordless field. I am definitely looking forward to getting on the preorder as soon as it’s able to be ordered. I’m sure we will see some in the wild soon enough from the testers!

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #10 on: January 11, 2021, 07:36 PM »
I bought the 2nd gen Milwaukee 15ga brad nailer and love it.  I have  and a couple 45 year old pinners, and a pneumatic 35 year old 15ga Senco SFN II, if you think the new battery nailers are heavy, you should use this, its the same size and weight as the new framing nailers.  I've had pneumatic pinners, staplers and brad nailers for fifty years.  I have Grex brad nailer, 3/16" stapler and upholstery stapler and was considering the new battery platforms and them Milwaukee released the 18v compressor.  No longer a need for the battery powered ones and I can keep my tried and true original pneumatics.  That SFN II was originally a ring shank nailer that I used to install Kawneer shadowform...a 3/32 thick tempered anodized aluminum siding type material.  I converted it to a 15 ga brad nailer after the shadowform was phased out of production.

Offline Packard

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2021, 04:44 PM »
I found a size comparison, and it seems quite compact:


Offline Bugsysiegals

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #12 on: January 13, 2021, 05:06 PM »
I recently drilled an MDF top using the Parf Guide Mark II and my M12 drill.  Peter mentions using a "pecking" motion and even with the M12 I found it somewhat difficult to hold the drill guide adapter steady without it wanting to lean a bit.  After a bit, I decided to try my M12 impact which helped tremendously as it's really light weight.  I'm not sure about the weight of the pin nailer here but with that smaller battery I bet it's pretty light.

I was thinking of getting it for when I get to crown molding in the kitchen but wonder what other uses there would be for it??

Offline Blues

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #13 on: January 13, 2021, 05:08 PM »
As a strategy i have decided to stick with pneumatic nailer.  The battery operated nailers are decidedly bulky and heavy. May be if the prices and sizes come down..m12 play form is very interesting though.

Offline FestitaMakool

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #14 on: January 13, 2021, 05:12 PM »
I’m considering the Makita. I was curious about this Milwaukee when I first saw it.
Pricing is very good.
But, one of the advantages of the Makita has been its ability to nail very close to a wall. That difference is very visible in your comparison, Packard - thanks for posting this comparison.

Hmm, think I’ll keep my mind on the Makita (Metabo’s version seem very similar though)
Does anyone know the pricing on the Metabo and Makita in the US?
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Offline Bugsysiegals

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #15 on: January 13, 2021, 05:25 PM »
As a strategy i have decided to stick with pneumatic nailer.  The battery operated nailers are decidedly bulky and heavy. May be if the prices and sizes come down..m12 play form is very interesting though.

I didn't think the M12 would be very strong but would be light enough to be easy to use inside cabinets without wearing out your arm ... then I framed almost an entire basement on a single charge using the M12 impact driver!  I was planning to replace my old 14.4V Dewalt set with their newer 20V line but I really love the lighter weight M12 and I've never wished it had more power. 

That said, I could see getting the 20V for saws as those drain a lot more power.

Offline Bugsysiegals

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #16 on: January 13, 2021, 05:26 PM »
I’m considering the Makita. I was curious about this Milwaukee when I first saw it.
Pricing is very good.
But, one of the advantages of the Makita has been its ability to nail very close to a wall. That difference is very visible in your comparison, Packard - thanks for posting this comparison.

Hmm, think I’ll keep my mind on the Makita (Metabo’s version seem very similar though)
Does anyone know the pricing on the Metabo and Makita in the US?

I'm not sure I follow ... it seems the M12 has less height and could more easily get into areas sideways than the Makita.  The Makita may be a little less wide but it doesn't appear substantial in my eyes.  It would be nice to see the measurements...

Offline FestitaMakool

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #17 on: January 13, 2021, 05:41 PM »
Better now? [smile]


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Offline CeeJay

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #18 on: January 13, 2021, 06:02 PM »
That M12 looks really nice and compact. If I wasn’t already on the Makita 18V platform I’d have considered that carefully.


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Offline CeeJay

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #19 on: January 13, 2021, 06:25 PM »
There is also a Makita 12V 23Ga nailer. It’s not a great deal smaller and lighter than the 18V - with battery it’s 2.0kg vs 2.3kg.

The M12 nailer is apparently 1.3kgs which is a big saving.


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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #20 on: January 14, 2021, 03:58 AM »
i'm on lxt, m12 and festool 18v.

so i will be buying the m12.

usefull i think it will be
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Offline Bugsysiegals

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #21 on: January 14, 2021, 06:09 AM »
What projects do you use the pin nailer for? 

Offline CeeJay

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Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #22 on: January 14, 2021, 06:21 AM »
I use it quite a lot. Often instead of clamps for a short term hold while glue sets or for positioning.

For jig-making with ply while the glue sets, for positioning drawer fronts before clamping, for solid edge-banding while glue sets etc.

Basically as an invisible temporary fix.


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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #23 on: January 14, 2021, 06:39 AM »
I imagine the pins only have side to side holding power for holding edges flush but on a glued joint don’t actually pull and hold the pieces tightly?  It just sees the pin itself wouldn’t grip in this way and would slip making it more useful for resisting side to side motion?

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #24 on: January 14, 2021, 02:03 PM »
As a strategy i have decided to stick with pneumatic nailer.  The battery operated nailers are decidedly bulky and heavy. May be if the prices and sizes come down..m12 play form is very interesting though.

I was of the same opinion until I had to install crown molding in a medium-sized bathroom.  The compressor, hoses and electrical wires were a headache.  It only lasted for a short while as my chronically problematic Porter Cable 15 gage angle nailer was acting up again, shooting two nails in each hole.

I bought the Milwaukee that same day.  The net result, absent the compressor, hose, and electrical, the Milwaukee seemed smaller, and certainly more manageable. 

My P-C nailer is 20 years old, and I'm pretty sure it is just as heavy as the Milwaukee.  I am only running the standard 2.0 battery though.  Larger batteries will make it heavier and less maneuverable. 

Offline Bugsysiegals

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #25 on: January 19, 2021, 06:31 PM »
I'm gluing on some 3/4" edge banding and one piece is a bit warped.  I should be able to keep it level as I move from one side to the other tightening the clamps but this made me wonder ... would this be a good application of using the pin nailer?  Would it be strong enough to shoot the pins through the face of Walnut into the plywood and also to hold the Walnut as you work your way across straightening it?  As long as they sink in a bit it could be helpful rather than trying to do this with the panel laying on it's side and trying to clamp it straight...

Offline CeeJay

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #26 on: January 19, 2021, 06:58 PM »
That’s what I use it for a lot. Last time I was using brushbox edge banding which is pretty hard (Janka 9.0 vs 5.0 for Walnut). The edge banding was about 1/2” thick.

If you put a few tabs of blue tape on and shoot the pins through that, it leaves a neat hole if you want to fill it afterwards.


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« Reply #27 on: January 19, 2021, 07:36 PM »
That’s what I use it for a lot. Last time I was using brushbox edge banding which is pretty hard (Janka 9.0 vs 5.0 for Walnut). The edge banding was about 1/2” thick.

If you put a few tabs of blue tape on and shoot the pins through that, it leaves a neat hole if you want to fill it afterwards.


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I wasn't sure the little pins would have the sheer strength ... great application, thanks!

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #28 on: January 23, 2021, 10:01 AM »
I keep forgetting to turn off the battery on my Milwaukee 18 gage pin nailer.  Does anyone know if there is current draw when not actually shooting nails?

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #29 on: March 01, 2021, 08:51 AM »
FYI - The pin nailer is available for pre-order with an April ETA for shipment.  All this wait and now I’m sort of on the fence and unsure.   :-\

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #30 on: March 01, 2021, 09:17 AM »
Tool Nut uploaded 2 short M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer promotional videos this morning:




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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #31 on: March 01, 2021, 09:55 AM »
I have the 15 gage angle nailer and the 18 gage pin nailer from Milwaukee. 

Does anyone know if there is any current draw when I leave the unit in the "on" condition but am not firing nails?  I seem to forget to turn it off frequently (though I am getting better lately).

Both have been a god-send when working in a tight bathroom.  I don't have room for the compressor in the bathroom and I cannot do some of the work with the door open.  Without the battery-powered nailer, I would have had to remove the door from the hinges. 

Both work well.  The 15 gage surprisingly is lighter than my old Porter-Cable 15 gage angle nailer (which was not very good even when it was new and once again needed repairs so I just replaced it with the Milwaukee).

I would not hesitate to buy the 23 gage, except that I have a 23 gage and almost never use it.

For the few times I do need it, I find that a brad pusher works just as well.


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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #32 on: March 02, 2021, 10:33 AM »
I keep forgetting to turn off the battery on my Milwaukee 18 gage pin nailer.  Does anyone know if there is current draw when not actually shooting nails?
The nailer has an auto shut off after a period of rest. I can’t imagine the drain to be much if any.
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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #33 on: March 02, 2021, 11:06 AM »
Thanks for that information about the auto-shutoff.  I will be able to sleep better tonight. [big grin]

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #34 on: March 02, 2021, 11:24 AM »
21 gauge is the magic one for me. Pinner is never quite adequate and 18 gauge is a bit much.

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #35 on: March 02, 2021, 12:36 PM »
Thanks for that information about the auto-shutoff.  I will be able to sleep better tonight. [big grin]

I've got a Senco that'll run out if left on. But it takes all day so the drain can't be much.
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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #36 on: March 04, 2021, 03:09 PM »
I just got a email from the Toolnut, and the 23 gage pin nailer is available for "pre-order".



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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #37 on: March 04, 2021, 06:31 PM »
Dear diary:  Today I learned what a Brad Pusher was.  My thumb wept for joy and I think the hammer smirked at me.  Attaching the back panels to the bookcase should go much easier when the time comes.

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #38 on: March 05, 2021, 07:08 AM »
I am not really a fan of Ikea (far from it), but whenever you are in the neighbourhood of one drop by their sales corner. Often they have a box with spare parts. Look in there to see if there are spare nail holders in it. These are included with any of their products that have a back panel that must be nailed to the carcass. You can take them for free and they are quite handy.


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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #39 on: March 05, 2021, 08:32 AM »
Dear diary:  Today I learned what a Brad Pusher was.  My thumb wept for joy and I think the hammer smirked at me.  Attaching the back panels to the bookcase should go much easier when the time comes.

As a rule I can push a brad all the way home going through 1/4" back panel and going into plywood, poplar or pine.  Not so with oak and maple.  On those hardwoods I have to finish driving the nail with a hammer.  I can generally push in about half way.  The brad pusher will not set the nails below the surface.  I have to use a nailset for that.  For reasons that escape me, I enjoy using a nailset.

They never seem to break, but periodically I misplace them.  I never pay more than $10.00 for them and I see that Great Neck saw still sells them (that is the brand I use) for about $10.00.

I don't know what is the advantage of the $50.00 versions.  I will not be buying one of them.

You are not likely to find these at your local hardware stores.  Amazon.com carries them.

I mostly use it for attaching trim.  For about 20 nails it does not pay to setup my pneumatic nailer.  I now have an 18 gage Milwaukee battery-powered nailer and that is always "at the ready" so I may be using the brad pusher less often.

Also, for panel backs I generally use a narrow crown stapler.  It holds onto the 1/4" ply better than a head on a brad.

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #40 on: March 05, 2021, 08:49 AM »
I am not really a fan of Ikea (far from it), but whenever you are in the neighbourhood of one drop by their sales corner. Often they have a box with spare parts. Look in there to see if there are spare nail holders in it. These are included with any of their products that have a back panel that must be nailed to the carcass. You can take them for free and they are quite handy.

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Yup, these are handy to have, keeping a couple at hand here as well.
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On another note, I keep large diameter flat head short screws as stock to aid back panels from IKEA... it has proven much more holding power..

BTW, have just bought a never used Makita pin nailer (US: XTP02Z) at a private sale.
Nice machine, not sure I’m too fond of headless in all instances though. Better shoot at different angles to get a good hold. It is great to help out with glue up of small assemblies though.
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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #41 on: March 05, 2021, 08:56 AM »
In the world of RTA (ready to assemble) furniture, Ikea is a technology leader.  They are a major sponsor for the industry organization and they sponsor testing of various types of assembly systems. 

They are also the real pioneer of wordless assembly instructions and they still do that better than almost all other manufacturers.

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #42 on: March 05, 2021, 01:44 PM »
Going by the many many (not always meant to be) jokes about their assembly guides, I am not sure I agree with that last part of your statement...   [cool]

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #43 on: September 20, 2022, 05:01 AM »
I own the Milwaukee M18 18G and love it.
Here in Europe, I have been waiting all the time for M12 23G version, but it is still nowhere to be seen, not even on Milwaukeetools .eu site.
And even in the US they seem difficult to find.

Would someone have more information? Are the tool shipments stuck somewhere? Or would there be a new model coming?

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #44 on: September 20, 2022, 08:59 AM »
I own the Milwaukee M18 18G and love it.
Here in Europe, I have been waiting all the time for M12 23G version, but it is still nowhere to be seen, not even on Milwaukeetools .eu site.
And even in the US they seem difficult to find.

Would someone have more information? Are the tool shipments stuck somewhere? Or would there be a new model coming?

I am assuming im allowed to say - Ebay is your friend. [big grin]

I got jack of waiting for the Milwaukee nailer to be released and found a reputable seller in the US via a google search earlier this year.
Took like 10 days via DHL to Darwin, Ive had stuff from Australian states take almost twice as long to get here.

Today we still cant buy them off the shelf in any tool store here or from Milwaukee in australia, but the Milwaukee electrical cable stapler is available here......go figure.

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #45 on: September 23, 2022, 03:10 AM »
I am assuming im allowed to say - Ebay is your friend. [big grin]
I got jack of waiting for the Milwaukee nailer to be released and found a reputable seller in the US via a google search earlier this year.
Took like 10 days via DHL to Darwin, Ive had stuff from Australian states take almost twice as long to get here.
Today we still cant buy them off the shelf in any tool store here or from Milwaukee in australia, but the Milwaukee electrical cable stapler is available here......go figure.

Thank you very much,
I have followed your advice and ordered one on Ebay.
Would you know which pin nails work fine (no clogging) with the Milwaukee 23G nailer?
(I don't see that Milwaukee sells any under their own trade name).
I am especially interested in stainless steel ones.

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #46 on: September 24, 2022, 12:29 AM »
I used Grex Pins and „Rapid“ brand ones (both from amazonDE). But no Stainless so far.

I had the 23ga shipped over from a friend.

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #47 on: September 24, 2022, 09:49 AM »
I want to like the various battery powered nailers, but their weight is too much for me for long periods of use. This nailer would be the exception,  but I've never liked the 23 gauge pin nailers because the nail is just too small. Senco has a 21-gauge that use regularly and it has quite a bit more holding power with only a marginally larger nail head.

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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #48 on: September 24, 2022, 01:50 PM »
I see the Milwaukee 23Ga pin nailer (bare tool) is $229 at Home Depot in the store.
But if you order online and have it sent to you or to your store for pickup you can get
the same tool with a 2.0A battery for the same price and shipping is free IIRC.
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Re: Milwaukee M12 23 Gauge Pin Nailer
« Reply #49 on: September 24, 2022, 02:10 PM »
I've been using air mailers and staplers since the seventies and have everything from ancient heavy duty staplers and headless pinners form the late sixties to current issue Grex.  I had a Senco tiny air compressor since they were first released, kept in Sys V along with hose with attic lid for accessories.  When that Senco died I had resigned myself to M18v Milwaukee as I had a lot of that equipment and batteries so I bought the 15ga brad nailer and it is brilliant.  I was not thrilled about buying the equivalents to my air equipment.  It was happy days when Milwaukee brought out the M18 air compressor.