Hitachi NR90GC2 Clipped Head Cordless Gas Framing Nailer Review

hitachi-nr90gc2The Hitachi NR90GC2 2 Inch to 3 ½ Inch Cordless Gas Framing Nailer is ideal for framing, fencing, decking, and more work that contractors, construction workers, remodelers, and service workers do. It can be used for numerous projects and on various materials by professionals and advanced home users.

The nailer is popular because, it drives nails hard and is made to be precision accurate.

Hitachi has been a trusted power tool brand since 1910 when the company first opened. Hitachi is known around the world for providing excellent quality high performance power tools that are easy to use, and make projects go by faster. Hitachi brand products are not limited to power tools.

Price and Main Features List

The NR90GC2 comes with various features including but not limited to:

  • The ability to drive 2 nails every second
  • Holds 37 to 47 nails with 6 nails lock system to prevent accidental fire
  • Low battery light indicated when battery life is low
  • Battery fully charges in one hour which is about half the time of the leading competition.
  • When both hands are needed the collapsible rafter hook makes it easy to hang tool on the rafters
  • Adjustable depth of drive nose
  • When battery is fully charged battery will fire 4,000 nails and each full fuel canister can fire up to 1,200 nails which is 5,200 together.

This cordless gas framing nailer is listed for $329.90, which only proves that it is an affordable and worthwhile investment for professionals and novices alike.

Who is it for?

Contractors, remodelers, service workers, and construction workers can all benefit from owning a Hitachi NR90GC2. It is easily adjustable and can be handled well, which is why some advanced home users can benefit from this tool as well.

Pros and Cons

The nailer provides a drive with a lot of power behind it, but it can be very difficult to get started. Many of the chargers need to be charged multiple times before they work at full capacity. The Hitachi NR90GC2 handles a variety of projects without a problem and offers flexibility and versatility. To prevent accidental fire a six nail lock out system is built in and this cordless gas framing nailer also includes an adjustable depth of drive to make sure the proper nail down is done with all materials. It also has a highly visible status alert system, which allows the user to know how much battery life is left.

It drives hard and works fast, though be careful it is not as durable as other framing nailers. However it is a cordless gar framing nailer that provides professional quality work.

Why you should buy it

It should be purchased by professionals and advanced home users who want to get their work done fast and with the highest of quality, because this tool provides all of that, plus it is easy to use and provides safety with comfort too.


The Hitachi NR90GC2 2 Inch to 3 ½ Inch Cordless Gas Framing Nailer is priced very well for all of the features offered, it is easy to operate, and is worth it if you have enough projects for it.