Powder-Actuated Tool allows up to 8 fastenings/min.

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Remington 493 Semi-Automatic PowerPro(TM) uses .27 caliber loads fed by 10-shot strip for semi-automatic action. Suited for fastening into wood, concrete, steel, or masonry, it handles power fasteners from ½-3 in. long. Tool features steel barrel with high-impact molded housing and shock-resistant rubber contour handle. It comes with lockable carrying case, hex wrench, spall shield, cleaning brush, instructions, and goggles.

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Rugged Semi-Automatic Low Velocity Powder Actuated Fastening Tool Allows Up To Eight Fastenings Per Minute

BOWLING GREEN, KY (March 2004)--Remington®, recognized for their full line of Powder Actuated Fastening Tools, is proud to introduce the Remington® 493 Semi-Automatic PowerPro(TM) to the building and remodeling industry. This Rugged Low Velocity Powder Actuated Fastening Tool allows up to eight fastenings per minute into wood, concrete, steel or masonry.

Tested among competitors, The Remington® 493 Semi-Automatic PowerPro(TM) was found to be the most powerful and consistent tool in it's class. This tool is ideal for mounting electrical junction boxes, conduit, drywall track, window channels, door bucks and ductwork. Its versatile and dependable design is the perfect tool of the trade for professional contractors, as well as the do-it-yourselfer.

The 493 Semi-Automatic PowerPro(TM) is one of the most powerful and durable tools in the Remington Powder Actuated Fastening System line. It uses .27 caliber loads fed by a ten shot strip for semi-automatic action and more power. It handles power fasteners from 1/2" to 3" long.

The 493 Semi-Automatic PowerPro is designed for low maintenance, maximum operator productivity and minimum downtime. It features a steel barrel with a high impact molded housing, a shock resistant rubber contour handle and can be quickly disassembled for cleaning.

The Remington 493 Semi-Automatic PowerPro comes with a lockable carrying case, one hex wrenches, spall shield, cleaning brush, instructions and goggles.

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 Specialty Products, 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.

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