Refurbished / Factory-Reconditioned Tools
Buying refurbished or factory-reconditioned tools is an excellent way to save serious money while enjoying the benefits of the latest tools. Factory-reconditioned tools are generally returned to the manufacturer and repaired to “like new” condition. Typically they end up having only very minor cosmetic defects and some actually look brand new! I recently ordered a factory-reconditioned tool that I swore was still new.
Refurbished Compressor Kits
Buying a refurbished or factory-reconditioned compressor kit is an inexpensive way to get a great compressor along with some great nail guns bundled in a package. Most of the major tool manufacturers offer these refurbished compressor kits at deep discounts. The following are several factory-reconditioned compressor kits that I think are great values.
- Factory-Reconditioned Bostitch U/CPACK3 3-Tool Compressor Combo Kit – $219.99 – Kit includes: 2-1/2 In. 16 gauge finish nailer, 1 In. 18 gauge finish stapler, 1-1/4 In. 18 gauge brad nailer, CAP60P-OF 2.0 HP (Peak) oil-free compressor, and a contractor’s canvas tool bag. I personally own this compressor kit and I highly recommend it. If you were to buy the compressor and three nail guns separately you’d spend almost twice this amount!
- Factory-Reconditioned Porter-Cable CLFCP350R High Pressure Framing Nailer Combo Kit – $404.99 – Compressor kit includes: 4.3 Gallon, 175 PSI Pancake Compressor, Framing Nailer – FCP350, 3/8″ x 50′ Vinyl Air Hose, 3/8″ Fittings (Plug & Coupler), Pipe Joint Tape, and Operating Manuals. This is a great price for a high pressure compressor combo kit!
- Factory-Reconditioned DEWALT D55141BNSR Heavy-Duty Brad Nailer, Stapler, and Compressor Combo Kit – $259.99 – Compressor kit includes: 2.0 gallon tank and 150 max PST air compressor, a D51236K nailer and a D51420K stapler.