July 25, 2018
The Ryobi Drywall Screw gun comes packed with the Ryobi Drywall Screw gun, a PR2 bit and a belt clip. The Ryobi Screw gun is compatible with the ONE+ batteries as other Ryobi tools but the battery is sold separately.
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While testing out the Ryobi Drywall Screw gun I noticed that it was really light and portable. It has a great amount of power and control and for the price, it seems to be a great tool for what you’re getting. Two of the main things to be aware of when using the Drywall gun is to hold it straight and level. These two things will guarantee the best use.
The driver works in two modes. One by pulling the trigger on the drywall screw gun and the other, quiet drive mode. Which in this mode you can either lock the trigger in the on position or have the drywall screw gun sense the pressure from the screw. The Quiet Drive mode is better for battery conservation. The screw gun nose is adjustable and removable and increases the accuracy of each screw placement and has gripzone over mold with micro-texture for optimum grip and user comfort.
Belt Clip Design
The new belt clip design makes it really easy to swap between sides. I really love that it is fastener free. With most tools the belt clip goes on with little screws and it makes removing the clip a hassle. This new design was definitley a move in the right direction.
Magnetic Bit Holder
This Ryobi drywall screw gun has a new and improved MAGTRAY magnetic holder for convenient placement of screws and bits. If you're like me, your not good with keeping up with small bits, so this is probably a favorite amongst many.
The LED light brightens up the work area and remains on after the trigger is released, making it easy to see in darker work areas. This led light seems to be a little brighter than ones I've seen on tools in the past, so I was super happy with it.
A collated screw magazine attachment would really take this tool to the next level. Hopefully this is already currently in the works, but to eliminate having to pick up a screw each time would be huge for this tool. Additionally, the magnetic bit seems to not be as strong as it could be. I will note that it’s nice to have it included at all, but it is one area that could improve in my opinion.
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