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Old 04-28-2013, 07:14 PM   #1
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I am in the market for a couple new tools, A hammer drill, circular saw, jigsaw, and framing nailer. What brands do you all stand by and why? As far as cordless drills I have stuck by Dewalt, their products have always been very durable and dependable, but as far as saws and pneumatic tools what are your suggestions?

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cordless drill- makita, bosch, milwaukee
jigsaws- bosch and makita
circ saw- makita
hammer drill- bosch or milwaukee
framing nailer- paslode, hitachi, max air

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cordless drill- makita, bosch, milwaukee
jigsaws- bosch and makita
circ saw- makita
hammer drill- bosch or milwaukee
framing nailer- paslode, hitachi, max air
Thanks, I have heard good things about the makita saws, I was leaning that way already. I have a big wood working project coming up soon(a Greenhouse) so I appreciate the suggestions.
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Old 04-28-2013, 09:34 PM   #4
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Milwaukee all the way for a hammer drill!
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Old 04-29-2013, 05:46 AM   #5
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Cordless = Dewalt
Corded = Ridgid or Milwaukee
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Old 05-02-2013, 09:20 AM   #6
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The only real nailer I have used is a Passlode, and they are magical. My friend has all 3, the framing nailer, the finish nailer, and the 45 degree finish nailer. A little expensive to run but completely amazing to use. No noisy compressor, no air hose.
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Cordless tools: DeWalt
Corded tools: DeWalt, Porter-Cable, Older Black & Decker
Circular Saw: DeWalt
JigSaw: Porter-Cable (Old #548).... Dread the day when it rolls over and dies.
Framing Nailer: Senco
Finish and Brad Nailers: Bosch
My hammer drill is an old Black & Decker (back when they really made tools). It just won't die. If it ever does, I'll be looking at a Bosch
Pneumatic tools: Mostly older IR stuff.
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Corded Drill - Bosch
Circular saw- Porter Cable
Router- Bosch
Electric Impact- Dewalt
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trim gear wise

Laminate Trimmer- bosch and makita
1 3/4 combo router- bosch or milwaukee
mitre saw- bosch , milwaukee
table saw- bosch
nailers- 23 gauge- ridgid or cadex
18 gauge- paslode, grex green buddy, omer
16 gauge- hitachi
15 gauge- senco, hitachi
sanders- makita, bosch
12v drills / impacts - bosch, milwaukee 12v fuel brushless
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For my power tools cordless is dewalt
for my air nailers no matter what gun Senco. hands down Coming in a second closest is hatachi. I worked mainly commercial construction and those were the tools that i use every day.

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