Stanley Bostitch F33PT Framing Nailer Review

The Stanley Bostitch F33PT Framing Nailer and Metal Connector Nailer introduction: The Stanley Bostitch F33PT is two nailing guns in one and just the ticket for framing, attaching wood to masonry, driving nails into engineered lumber and fastening metal objects such as joist hangers to joists and rafters.

The gun includes two nose pieces that can be changed quickly and convert the tool for either metal connection or framing applications. It is also equipped with a sequential trigger and Bostitch Smart Trigger for optimum control and an increase in production. The Bostitch F33PT has built in safety features to prevent accidents and injury and easily reachable on/off switch to prevent misfires.

Stanley Bostitch F33PT







Stanley Bostitch F33PT Technical Details:

  • Nailgun application: framing and metal to wood or masonry connection
  • Nailgun type: Pneumatic
  • Operating Pressure: 80 to 120 PSI
  • Power source: air powered
  • Weight: 7.9 pounds
  • Length: 14 inches
  • Width: 18 inches
  • Height: 5 inches
  • Nail types: 1-1/2 inch Strapshot fasteners, 1-1/2 and 3-1/2 inch metal connector measuring 0.131 to 0.162 inch in diameter.
  • Driving Power: 1,050 inch per pound
  • Payload: 80 nails
  • Thread Fitting Type ¼” NPT
  • Powerful enough to drive nails into lumber and through metal such as joist hangers
  • Compact and streamlined body designed for balance and style
  • Delivers power consistently on every shot

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Bostitch F33PT Framing Nailer Review

The Bostitch F33PT nail gun is ruggedly built and has less downtime than similar nail guns. The housing is made of light weight magnesium which means it is easy to handle and hands down durable. The streamlined design is perfect for working in limited spaces such as attics and much dreaded overhead work. Depth of drive control is a patented push button system designed to give the user complete control over the operation of the nail gun. The push button system means there is no need to stop and adjust compressor pressure, as the pressure stays constant throughout the nail gun process.

The Stanley Bostitch F33PT offers a driving power of 1,050 inch per pounds and handles 1-1/2 inch Strapshot fasteners along with metal connectors from 1-1/2 inches to 3-1/2 inches with diameters from 0.131 inch to 0.162 inch. There is an interchangeable tip for nailing the metal connectors in place with accuracy. The handle sports a 16 inch layout on the magazine to help guide the layout of studs and joists.

The magazine holds 80 nails, enough for a serious nail gunning session. The magazine slides out at the touch of a button making the reload process quick and easy. The firing power of the Stanley F33PT is powerful enough to deliver the nail accurately and on target every time no matter what type of material is being nailed.

The nail gun also has built in safety features to prevent misfiring and minimizing injury.

The nail gun comes in a carrying case that protects it from damage when not in use. The handle of the gun is contoured for a comfortable fit and has a built in hanger to carrying on a tool belt or to hang it on a nail to keep it out of the way but within reach while on the job.

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Final Comments about the Stanley Bostitch F33PT Framing Nailer

The Stanley F33PT is two nailing guns in one, streamlining the amount of equipment being brought to a job site. Changing from framing to metal connection is as simple as flipping the switch. The 80 nail capacity will carry the user through most tasks before stopping to reload.

The light weight casing is rugged enough to withstand the everyday abuse only a construction site can give it, but it is light enough to use in overhead areas without bringing on to much arm strain and fatigue.

The Stanley Bostitch F33PT has become a favorite of professional contractors and builders as well as the weekend do it yourself, home repair warriors. The gun is easy to use and works with a great deal accuracy. Owners of the Stanley Bostitch F33PT find it to the workhorse of the nailing tool set. The gun fits most framing and metal hanger nailing applications, eliminating the need to switch guns in mid stream.

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