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Old 06-26-2011, 10:44 AM   #1
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harbor freight nails?

Are the nails you can purchase at harbor freight any good? i am going to start a small roofing project and for the price, the harbor freight roofing nails seem to be a great buy. But if for any reason they are no good I will get a better brand. If they are not a good brand, can your recommend one?


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Old 06-26-2011, 11:21 AM   #2
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Harbor Freight fasteners are probably no worse than box store high margin brands. That said, don't skimp on fasteners. Those that fracture, break, bend or whatever are really not saving you any money and they are dangerous short term an over their lifetime in place.
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if it was a dog house for fido sure but your home hit the HD and go with 3/4" long ones for the roofing tiles.i bought the mini fuses mixed box for cars and hvac controls and they sent me a return request because some where not rated correctly or labeled...i don't think so a short is a short flat roof cape cod pitched be carefull
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