Ryobi 18 Gauge Cordless Brad Nailer

Ryobi Cordless 18 Gauge Brad Nailer Review.

Ryobi Cordless 18 Gauge Brad Nailer

I have actually been really happy using my old Ryobi brad nailer The brand-new renovations make an already exceptional device also much better. Any individual searching for a brad nailer must certainly take into consideration the new Ryobi P321 cordless 18V brad nailer.

General Score 9.0 (out of 10).

Ryobi Improves Its Cordless Brad Nailer with an Updated Model.


Out of the 5 Ryobi nailers as well as staplers I have gotten, the one I grab frequently is my Ryobi Cordless 18 Gauge Brad Nailer. Ryobi freshened much of their cordless nailers,in addition to their narrow crown stapler.

Having owned the first-generation Ryobi P320, I got my hands on the new Ryobi P321 cordless brad nailer to see what altered from the older 18 scale brad nailer.


Good construct top quality.
New suggestion allows extra accurate nail placement.
Improved ergonimics.
Much better tool-free jam cleaning.
Work light that activates without firing the tool.
Drives 18-gauge brads from 5/8-inch to 2-inches.
ONE+ 18V battery collaborates with over 225 Ryobi tools.


Still can’t drive the very longest nails right into woods like oak.

Ryobi P321 Cordless Brad Nailer Performance.

Maybe the most welcome change to the new Ryobi P321 Cordless Brad Nailer is the decrease in the dimension of the safety suggestion on the nose. It is 45% smaller than the old design. The even more accurate placement of nails is very handy when shooting into slim moldings like around doors and windows. Like all Ryobi cordless nailers, this one included a replacement pointer stored on the tool.

Ryobi Cordless Brad Nailer.

The brand-new design utilizes a smaller, extra precise tip. It likewise consists of a substitute suggestion housed on the device.

A side-by-side contrast of the old and also new Ryobi 18-gauge brad nailers exposes a slight change in the form of the take care of. Having actually made use of both, I do not like either take care of. They both really feel comfy to make use of. Neither one provides you any type of hot spot on your hands, despite having all-day usage. I also like the big “18 gauge” gray band that quickly identifies the tool.

The brand-new Ryobi P321 cordless brad nailer can drive 18 gauge nails from 5/8-inch to 2-inch. When utilizing this brad nailer on plywood, plastic trim, softwoods, as well as comparable building and construction products, the Ryobi sings. It drives nails swiftly and also precisely. That’s exactly what you want from a brad nailer.


It had no concerns driving nails of any kind of length with the exception of the lengthiest nails right into hardwoods like oak. The even more I test out nailers the extra I value just how dense and tough oak and maple are. It has actually been my experience that only one of the most exceptional nailers can drive the extremely longest nails right into these products.

Ryobi P321 Cordless Brad Nailer Design Notes.

Since I have five nailers and also staplers from the very same producer, they all look alike. It can be challenging to tell the difference between them. Ryobi has lastly begun adding clear branding to help you tell them apart. Especially helpful has been the enhancement of color-coded sticker labels near the publication launch which plainly classify each nailer.

Each nail weapon in Ryobi’s brand-new line has far better branding to help you inform which device you are getting.

One complaint I had about the old 18-gauge brad nailer involved the power control knob. Found on the top, I found it rigid and hard to use if you have joint inflammation (as I do). The Ryobi P321 cordless brad nailer changes the knob with a much easier-to-use lever. By the way, the brand-new brad nailer also includes a belt clip. Unfortunately, someone at the workplace appears to have actually lost it! You can attach the belt clip to either side of the device.

Ryobi also made it easier to clear jams.

The P321 now has a sleeker, much more ergonomic release latch for turning open the nose– no devices required.

Clearing up a Jam Clearing jams is less complicated.

Ryobi P321 Cordless Brad Nailer Price.

The Ryobi P321 cordless 18-gauge brad nailer ought to hit Home Depot racks prior to completion of the year (2021 ). This device will replace the P320 18-gauge brad nailer. With any luck, you will likewise be able to buy a set variation with a battery charger as well as 2.0 Ah battery too.

The Bottom Line.

I have been very delighted using my old Ryobi brad nailer. The brand-new improvements make an already superb device also much better. Any individual searching for a brad nailer should definitely consider the new Ryobi P321 cordless 18V brad nailer. A wonderful value and also uses solid performance for the $129 price tag– something Ryobi has made their track record on.

Ryobi P320 Airstrike 18V

Ryobi P321 Cordless Brad Nailer

18V battery.
105 brad nail publication ability.
Approximately 1900 nails per charge.
3 year limited guarantee.

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