Hitachi NT50AE2 18-Gauge Brad nailer


The Hitachi NT50AE2 18-Gauge Brad nailer is a pneumatic nailer balanced and lightweight (2.2 pounds), but it is powerful. Aluminum and elastic grip ensures comfort, precision and efficiency. This tool accepts 5/8 “to 2” 18-Gauge screws, and it provides a quick nail jelly extract and easily with no tools required. In addition, Hitachi NT50AE2 nail gun 18- meter is equipped with a double shot: sequential fire mode and bump (accurate and continuous shooting), which means it offers a combination of precision nailed and quickly by a simple flip of a switch. Moreover, it is equipped with a no-mar tip to protect your work from scratches or signs of intentional, and driving depth can be adjusted via a simple knob is placed near nose for a professional finish. This tool requires 70-120 PSI operating normally, and the magazine can hold up to 100 nails with one easy download, along with an index allows you to keep an eye on the number of nails left.

Here are some of the advantages of 18-Gauge Hitachi NT50AE2 5/8 inch to 2-inch brad nails:

  • Light weight and balance (2.2 pounds)
  • Elastomer grip for comfort
  • A discharge port, which can rotate 360 ° keep dust, debris and oil from the project ends
  • Requires 70-120 PSI
  • Can accommodate up to 100 nails

On the other hand, most of the department’s Hitachi NT50AE2 18-Gauge brad nailer is made of plastic, which explains slightly (2.2 pounds) of it. Therefore, it is extremely fragile and can break if dropped, especially since it comes with no strings attached to the hook, or if it is used widely. But if handled well and carefully and only used for small projects, you can be sure that the nail gun will last for years. In addition, our test showed a higher occurrence of misfire compared to competitors.

Here are some of the disadvantages of Hitachi NT50AE2 18-Gauge 5/8 inch to 2-inch brad nailer:

It has parts made of plastic (which can break if dropped)
Does not come with a belt hook.

Who should buy Hitachi NT50AE2?

Mostly everyone can buy this stuff: men and women, too, because it is lightweight and comfortable, and does not require much effort to handle and operate. It can be used for small projects around the house, or small carpentry work, installing cabinets, frame assembly or even to build furniture. Hitachi NT50AE2 fall into lower cost and therefore suitable for buyers on a budget.

This nail gun is definetly not suitable for large projects requiring high pressure and / or widely used.

Technical specifications

The specifications of Hitachi NT50AE2 nailer are summarized in the table below:

  • Weight 2.2 LBS
  • Size 9.5-inch x 10 inch
  • Nail diameter measuring 18
  • Nail Length Capacity 5/8 inch – 2 inches
  • Nail interest
  • 100 nails
  • Journal load load
  • 70-120 psi operating pressure
  • Source Gas Powered
  • Firing Mode Single / Contact
  • Batteries Not Included
  • Tool Warranty 90 day money back guarantee, one year warranty
  • Jam Clearing Yes
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  • 18-Gauge Brad NT50AE2 Hitachi nail gun comes with the following:
  • carrying case
  • sample finish nails “FN” style
  • Protective glasses
  • Allen wrenches 2
  • suitable air


Hitachi NT50AE2 comes with a 30 day guarantee money bach and 1 year warranty.

Final Opinion

Hitachi NT50AE2 18-Gauge Brad nailer is certainly not the best nail gun, but if you’re on a tight budget this tool may be suitable for you. It is practical, comfortable and lightweight.

The NT50AE2 will not work well for the pressure-intensive projects, but will get the job done for smaller projects around the house.

Remember that the plastic parts are fragil, so if you choose to go with the nail gun, you have to be careful with it, dropped more than a meter can break it.

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