Press Release Summary:
All steel, Model 479 Power Trigger(TM) handles variety of jobs, and is suitable for mounting electrical junction boxes, conduit, dry wall track, furring strips, and suspended ceilings. Trigger mechanism allows user to work in confined spaces without need for hammer, and is ideal for repetitive, quick fastening. Single shot, inline trigger actuated tool uses .22 caliber loads, and handles washered and non-washered power fasteners from Â½-3 in. long.
Original Press Release:
REMINGTON® Introduces First Powder Actuated Tool Triggered by Squeezing the Grip
Boasting ease of use and durability in the toughest of applications BOWLING GREEN, KY (March 2003)--Remington®, recognized for their full line of Powder Actuated Fastening Tools, is proud to introduce their latest addition to the line, the Model 479 Power Trigger(TM). Instead of using the conventional hammer method, this tool is the first of it's kind to utilize an actual trigger on the grip to activate the tool. The new method is much more efficient and is perfect for repetitive, quick fastening. This tool is very versatile and can be used by the homeowner and the professional contractor. With an all steel construction, the Model 479 Power Trigger is rugged enough to tackle a variety of jobs, and is ideal for mounting electrical junction boxes, conduit, dry wall track, furring strips and suspended ceilings. The unique trigger mechanism allows the user to work in confined spaces without the need for a hammer. The location of the trigger on the grip provides better comfort and control when fastening to concrete, masonry and steel. The Model 479 Power Trigger is a powerful and durable tool. It is a single shot, inline trigger actuated tool that uses .22 caliber loads, and handles washered and non-washered power fasteners from 1/2 inch to 3 inches long. The suggested retail price of this tool is $46.95. Remington Powder Actuated Tools are UL-listed and available in single shot and semi-automatic models. Remington power fasteners are available in a variety of lengths according to the application and are made of a special steel alloy austempered for hardness and zinc plated for corrosion resistance. Remington is a brand name of DESA International, a growth-oriented, manufacturer and leading marketer of electric chain saws, door chimes, decorative lighting, fastening systems, security lighting, zone heating and home comfort products for the consumer and professional markets in the U.S., Canada, and abroad. For more information on Remington products, please call toll free, 1-800-858-8501 or visit their web-site at www.desaint.com and click on the 'Remington' brand name.