The M18 FUEL 16-Gauge Straight Finish Nailer brings the best of the best to your worksite, combining the comfort, control and efficiency of a pneumatic gun with unmatched driving power, speed and accuracy of both nail placement and drive depth. Delivering on the promise of peak productivity and far less hassle and cost of ownership the M18 FUEL 16-Gauge Straight Finish Nailer operates from the revolutionary REDLITHIUM Battery for unbeatable power and run-time, eliminating the mess and maintenance of gas cartridges. Using the exceptional application speed, torque and durability of our compact POWERSTATE Brushless Motor, plus our Ready to Fire technology, this tool is capable of fully sinking 2-1/2 in. nails into solid oak with zero ramp-up time. 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. No other cordless nailer on earth will outperform or outlast Milwaukee Tool's.