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Old 10-04-2014, 09:53 AM   #1
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is it possible to buy just the plastic caps ?

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you'd have to get the nails and remove the nail. I've used the plastic caps for shims and what not over the years

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my aim is to save a buck. these are pretty expensive per box. and i already have plenty of nails. i see now that there are caps on a roll. but that could be expensive also. idk.
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no you cant. their pricey because their a specialized fastener for putting on house wrap and rigid foam.. if your putting on housewrap roofing nails also work, similarly for foam siding nails also hold provided you nail into the studs. the only thing is depending on the region some areas require cap nails by code for applying either
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Don't feel bad.I use cap staplers for roofing and house wrap.They are $92 a box.
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well, i guess i will just have to pay up.
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In the OLD days I used to buy boxes of the little metal circles which I then fastened with a roofing nail. Times change? Ron
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Putting up polyiso? Getting cold out huh?
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Try this

or you could buy just the caps for the bostitch cap stapler, actually cheaper since you get 500 more for just a bit more money.

Not sure if either would actually save money, I don't use cap nails since I have the cap stapler.
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thanx ! added them to my cart. i don't need 1000
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Putting up polyiso? Getting cold out huh?
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yes, you can

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