Air CompressorA portable air compressor makes using your nail gun and other power tools possible anywhere. While there are many portable air compressors that are small, there are others that are designed with wheels to enable easy movement of even the largest air compressor.
Nailer Review: Eight Nailer Air Compressor Combo Kits Tried by Our Expert
Our expert, Bill Hylton, takes a look at the top eight nail gun/air compressor kits on the market and offers his advice on selecting the best
Sears Craftsman Evolv Air Compressor/Pneumatic Nailer Good but Doesn’t Hold Up to Heavy Use
The Craftsman Evolv Nailer Kit is useful in the shop, but our author doesn’t know if it would hold up for more commercial usage.
Campbell-Hausfeld FP209599AV Air Compressor Nailer Kit Decent for Consumers, but Ultimately Limited
The Campbell-Hausfeld Air Compressor/Nailer Kit provides decent accessories and power for home shops, but is ultimately limited.
Senco PC0947/FP18KIT Air Compressor Nailer Is Multipurpose and Long Lasting
Senco’s Senco Air Compressor and Nailer kit is one of our author’s favorites, holding up to multiple different uses in a busy workshop.
Bostitch CPAC300 Air Compressor Nailer Kit Missing Coupler but Still Versatile and Powerful
The Bostich Air Compressor and Nailer Kit comes with a powerful compressor and three nail guns, but only one coupler limiting its usefulness.
DeWalt’s D55141FNBN Air Compressor Nailer Kit Solid but Slightly Underpowered
Dewalt’s Air Compressor and Nailer kit doesn’t offer much in the way of power nailing, but it performs well and is a good fit for most shops.
Porter-Cable PC3PAK Air Compressor Nailer Kit Multi-Functional with Economical Price
Porter-Cable’s air compressor kit works with many of their other tools, provides good power, and at a reasonable price.
Hitachi 6-Gallon 145 PSI Air Compressor Nailer Kit Good but Under-Powered
Hitachi’s air compressor and nailer kit combines an excellent nail gun with a mediocre compressor for an overall decent workshop tool.
Home Depot Husky H1504FK Air Compressor Nailer Kit Fully Featured but Hefty
The Husky Nailer Kit lives up to its name being twice as heavy as most other nailers out there, but with the features of higher priced kits.
Bosch 26618-01 Multi-Function Impactor and CET4-20W Compressor
Bosch adds to its 2010 tool line with a powerful multi-function 26618-01 Impactor and efficient CET4-20W Air Compressor, perfect for any shop.
Air Compressor Pneumatic Tools: Air Powered Sanders, Router, Drill and More
For shops that can handle a bulky air compressor, almost every job in the shop can now be handled by compact, durable air powered tools.
How to Determine What Size Air Compressor and SCFM Air Tools Require
Most shops don’t have the space for a full-sized large air compressor, but there are simple ways to tell how small you can go and still get the most out of your air tools.