The M18™ FUEL™ 16 gauge straight finish nailer delivers on the promise of peak productivity at your work site, providing unmatched driving power, speed and efficiency – with practically no set up and minimal maintenance. Using the exceptional application speed, power and durability of our compact POWERSTATE™ brushless motor, plus our ready to fire cylinder design, this tool is capable of fully sinking 2-1/2 In. nails into solid oak with zero ramp-up time. This 18 Volt nailer operates from the revolutionary REDLITHIUM™ battery for unbeatable strength and run-time, eliminating the mess and cost of gas cartridges. It also includes REDLINK Plus™ intelligence, the most advanced electronic system on the market, to prevent damage to the nailer and battery from overloading and overheating. The M18™ FUEL™ nailer not only primes you for top performance; it also creates the experience of a pneumatic nailer that professional carpenters and remodelers expect, without the hassle of compressors and hoses.