Nail Spotter

2" Drywall Nail Spotter [2nd Gen]

  • SKU: 4-754 | UPC: 815966020074
SKU:
4-754
UPC:
815966020074
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MSRP: $269.99
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  • PLEASE NOTE: The 2nd Generation LEVEL5 nail spotters now fit LEVEL5 corner roller handles (SKUs 4-777, 4-792 and 4-796)
  • HIGH-QUALITY DESIGN | Easy to operate and clean, LEVEL5's efficient design saves you time while improving finish quality when covering nails and screw holes.
  • PREMIUM MATERIALS | High-quality stainless steel construction, urethane wiper seal, and high-carbon steel blade for precise coating and a long life.
  • PROFESSIONAL GRADE | LEVEL5 drywall automatic taping and finishing tools have been designed and built using nearly 20 years of input from professional finishers.
  • GUARANTEED PERFORMANCE | Our tools are built for reliable, daily use on the job site and backed by an industry-leading 7-year warranty.

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Overview

LEVEL5 nail spotters are used to quickly fill and finish fastener indentations during the drywall finishing process.

With a nail spotter, you can fill and finish an entire row of fastener indentations (screw or nail) in a single pass. The process is much easier and faster than if you were doing it using traditional hand finishing tools, and typically much less sanding is required afterwards. With a nail spotter you also have additional reach, which means you can fill fastener indentations on high walls and ceilings without the use of stilts.

The wheels on a nail spotter head allow it to run smoothly on the surface of the drywall, as well as glide over joints without tearing the tape.

Nail spotting is typically performed in two or three thin coats. Although there is no definitive rules regarding which box size to use for each coat, we suggest the following to minimize sanding:

  • 2” Width - One or two underlying fill coats
  • 3” Width - Final skim coat to feather out the edges

USAGE TIPS

  • Nail spotting should be the first step in the drywall finishing process. This way you can do full passes without interruption due to freshly filled joints.
  • Run your nail spotter passes in the same direction as your drywall butt joints.
  • Prior to using your nail spotter, run a joint knife along the surface of the drywall to make sure none of the fasteners are protruding. Protruding fasteners will not finish properly and also have the potential to damage the carbide steel blade on the nail spotter.
  • Before using the nail spotter, lubricate the sweep gasket to ensure the pressure lid is moving freely before filling the head with joint compound. We recommend using 3-in-1 machine oil (do not use WD-40, as it is caustic and will damage rubber and urethane gaskets over time).
  • For easier use (and less potential mess), only fill up the nail spotter to approximately 80% of its capacity so that it sits just below the compound dispensing slot.
  • The correct compound thickness for nail spotting is all about balance. You want to make sure that the compound is thin enough that it doesn’t take a lot of effort to get it to flow evenly out of the dispensing slot, but not so thin that you are seeing ridges or drips on the outside edges of each pass.

DESIGN FEATURES

  • Cover nail and screw spots with precision
  • Robust design makes operation and cleaning easy
  • Improves quality of finish
  • Durable stainless steel construction
  • Lightweight and mobile build
  • Wiper seal made of premium urethane
  • High carbon blades last longer and provide precise coating
  • 7-Year Warranty
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2ND GENERATION ENHANCEMENTS

  • All structural components are higher-gauge, aircraft-grade aluminum for increased durability, even under heavy commercial use.
  • New precision-machined billet aluminum body and side plates with bevelled edges.
  • Side plates are now black hard-coat anodized, significantly reducing the friction against the sweep gasket and lowering required push force.
  • New proprietary urethane sweep gasket provides less resistance, smoother operation and a better seal.
  • Simplified handle mount fits the same adapter used for the LEVEL5 corner roller (also compatible with adapters from most other major brands).
  • 2” Nail Spotter now features a third central blade mounting screw for improved blade curve adjustment.
  • Hinged pressure plate opens wide for easy cleaning.

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Warranty

7-Year Warranty

100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

LEVEL5 makes workhorse drywall finishing tools that set the standard for quality & reliability.

We back all of our tools with the strongest warranties in the industry and work hard to provide our family of finishers with the best customer service possible.

Do you have questions about your LEVEL5 Tool(s)? Call our toll-free support line at 866.562.4229 (local: 913.631.0804) or send us an email at support@level5tools.com. Our support team is available Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4pm Central Time.

Manufacturer's  Warranty

For its full line of automatic drywall finishing tools and accessories, LEVEL5 Tools, LLC. ("LEVEL5") offers a full seven (7) year warranty to the original owner that these products will be free from defects in material and function. This warranty is valid only in the USA, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom and Europe. A one (1) year warranty applies in all other countries/markets.

Terms & Conditions

  • The Warranty applies to the original owner and is not transferable.
  • The Warranty is limited to repair or replacement of the product, and does not cover direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or any other type of damage resulting from its use.
  • The Warranty does not cover normal wear, misuse, negligence, fire, theft, loss or intentional damage.
  • All shipments to the LEVEL5 facility must be freight paid. LEVEL5 reserves the right to determine whether to repair or replace any product covered under the Warranty. Discontinued products may be replaced with newer models when necessary.
Parts & Components

Parts and Components

2in Nail Spotter (Discontinued)

Compatible with SKU(s): 4-754

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SCHEMATIC #
#
PART #
DESCRIPTION
PRICE
1
7628
4-40 x 3/8 FH Screw
$1.00
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2
7306
Special Rivet
$4.00
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3
7292
4-40 x 1/2 FH Screw, SST
$1.00
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4
7291
Skid
$9.00
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5
7248
4-40 Lock Nut
$1.00
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6
7849
Nut Block
$3.00
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7
7851
2in Body Assembly
$75.00
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8
7312
CF 6-32 X 1/4 Bind Head Screw SST
$1.00
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9
7726
2in Hinge Block
$21.00
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10
7047
4-40 x3/16 Bind Head Screw
$1.00
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11
8288
#8-32, SS, Nylon lock, Hex nut
$1.00
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12
9613
FB Washer
$1.00
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13
7792
Latch
$4.75
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14
8276
8-32 X 1/2in , BHC Screw
$1.00
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15
8302
#10-32 Lock Nut
$1.00
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16
7464
Triangle Washer
$1.00
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17
7317
Special Washer
$5.00
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18
7299
#10 Plastic Washer
$3.00
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19
7015
#6-32 Thin Pattern Locknut
$1.00
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20
7302
Connector
$4.00
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21
7075
6-32 x 1/2 FillisterHeadScrew
$1.00
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22
7850
Pressure Plate Tab
$4.00
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23
7642
10-32 X 5/8 RHMS
$1.00
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24
8291
8-32 X 3/8, BHC Screw
$1.00
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25
7728
2in Insert
$4.00
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26
7303
Spring
$5.00
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27
7727
2in Wiper
$17.00
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28
7310
Adjustable Stop
$4.00
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29
8179
Serrated Hex Flange Nut
$1.00
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30
7290
2in Nail Spotter Blade
$12.00
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31
7311
Blade Clamp Assembly
$32.00
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32
7295
6-32 x 1/8 RH Screw, SST
$1.00
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33
7725
2in Facing
$14.00
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34
7729
2in Press Plate Assembly
$90.00
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2in Nail Spotter, 2nd Gen

Compatible with SKU(s): 4-754

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SCHEMATIC #
#
PART #
DESCRIPTION
PRICE
1
7015
#6-32 Thin Pattern Locknut
$1.00
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2
7063
Bearing Nyliner
$1.50
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3
7119
Nyliner Bearing-Straight
$2.75
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4
7136
4-40 x 6.3MM FLH Screw, Phillips
$3.00
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5
7235
Taper Band Screw
$1.50
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6
7315
Washer Retaining
$1.00
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7
7940
NS Left Side Plate
$40.00
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8
7941
2in NS Rubber Shim
$3.00
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9
7942
3in NS Rubber Shim
$3.25
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10
7943
NS Spring Anchor
$4.00
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11
7944
NS Rubber Tire
$3.00
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12
7945
NS Wheel
$2.00
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13
7946
2in NS Kick Plate
$5.00
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14
7947
3in NS Kick Plate
$5.00
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15
7948
2in NS Wheel Axle
$7.50
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16
7949
3in NS Wheel Axle
$8.50
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17
7950
2in NS Bottom Plate
$16.00
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18
7951
3in NS Bottom Plate
$23.00
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19
7952
Nail Spotter Washer
$1.00
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20
7953
2in NS Pressure Plate
$20.00
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21
7954
3in NS Pressure Plate
$25.00
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22
7955
NS Flat Plastic Washer
$1.00
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23
7956
Nail Spotter Pivot
$10.00
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24
7957
NS Right Side Plate
$40.00
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25
7958
Nail Spotter Screw
$1.00
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26
7959
NS Handle Attachment
$51.00
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27
7960
Nail Spotter Screw
$1.75
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28
7961
NS Clamp Roll PIn
$4.00
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29
7962
NS Thumb Screw
$9.00
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30
7963
NS Tension Clamp
$12.00
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31
7964
NS Attachment Arms
$4.00
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32
7965
NS Spring
$4.00
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33
7966
2in NS Gasket
$40.00
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34
7967
3in NS Gasket
$50.00
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35
7968
NS Plastic Washer
$1.00
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36
7969
2in NS Blade Bracket
$5.00
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37
7970
3in NS Blade Bracket
$5.50
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38
7971
2in NS Blade
$25.00
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39
7972
3in NS Blade
$30.00
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40
7973
2in NS Facing
$15.00
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41
7974
3in NS Facing
$20.00
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42
7975
2in NS Front Plate
$15.00
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43
7976
3in NS Front Plate
$17.00
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44
7977
NS Screw #39
$1.00
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45
8288
#8-32, SS, Nylon lock, Hex nut
$1.00
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46
8291
8-32 X 3/8, BHC Screw
$1.00
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47
9910
AT Ball Screw 6-32x6.3
$1.00
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Reviews

(3 reviews)
  • Love

    Michelle Gonzalez, April 3, 2020

    5

    Love

  • WELL MADE PRODUCT!!

    Tawney, March 9, 2019

    5

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  • Works great.

    J. Fisher, January 5, 2019

    5

    A real time saver and a lot cheaper than some other models with the same quality of performance.