18 gauge brads shoot out of all different sizes and shapes of tools. But rarely do you see a thought fully COMPACT model. 3/8", 1-1/8" lengths are easily driven by this adequately powered bradder for typical wood species being fastened. Diminutive though it may be, the Omer 12.28 nailer holds a full 100 brads so no need to reload too often is encountered. The cap is a low profile design and with a NOSE that hangs comfortably below the magazine's ...bottom twisting and turning your hand is a breeze when maneuverability takes precedence. Dual trigger style is a welcome addition to the little top loading tool's subtle features that add up to a fan favorite. Nearly indestructible rugged design features and long life internal parts, yield decades of nailing joy.