If you frequently install trim or build furniture, a crown stapler will be one of your most useful tools. The Porter-Cable NS150A is just what you need. You can find it for an average price of $100. Let’s take a look at some of the features offered by the Porter-Cable NS150A crown stapler.
The Porter-Cable NS150A is pre-fitted with a 1/4-inch air connector. The stapler can operate while connected to any size compressor as long as it can produce the required amount of air pressure. The Porter-Cable NS150A is designed to operate between 70 PSI and 120 PSI.
The Porter-Cable NS150A is equipped with a top-loading magazine that can hold up to 100 staples at a time. The magazine features a spring-loaded feeder mechanism located behind the last staple. Although you can’t use wider staples than the tool is designed to use, you can use staples of various lengths. The Porter-Cable NS150A can accommodate staples with a length between 1/2-inch and 1 1/2 inches. Also, you can easily see how many staples remain thanks to the fact that the magazine isn’t a closed design.
Another nice feature of this crown staple is the adjustable rear exhaust. While using the Porter-Cable NS150A, air will be released each time you fire a staple. The adjustable exhaust allows you to direct air away from you and your workpiece. You can adjust the exhaust a full 360 degrees without using any tools.
The Porter-Cable NS150A also features both bump and sequential fire modes. You simply have the keep the trigger depressed and bump the nose to fire a staple in bump mode. This mode offers speed over the sequential fire mode which fires a staple every time you press the trigger. However, the sequential fire mode offers more accuracy. You can easily switch between the two modes using a selector dial located on the trigger.
This crown stapler comes complete with a 1/4-inch male coupler, safety glasses, and allen wrenches. The Porter-Cable NS150A also comes packaged with air tool oil which keeps the inside of the stapler lubricated. You are also provided with a box of 1000 1-inch staples and a carrying case. The carrying case can store an addition 5,000 staples.
If you’re in the market for a crown stapler, you should take a look at the Porter-Cable NS150A. The top-loading magazine can hold up to 100 staples at a time. Also, the Porter-Cable NS150A is equipped with an adjustable rear exhaust so you can direct air away from you and your workpiece.