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Old 10-08-2013, 05:25 AM   #16
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Old 10-08-2013, 10:02 AM   #17
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I also seen the numax brand and what reviews I seen were pretty good..
From what I remember when researching, the Numax nailer looks to be the same as the Husky and they both look to be a re-branded Campbell Hausfeld (whom I assume are the manufacturer). 21 degree.

I've seen many warnings about poor quality HF nails causing jamming problems, but their line of nailers generally get decent reviews. I only have experience with their brad nailer though.
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Old 10-12-2013, 10:43 AM   #18
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A nailer that uses clipped head nails may hold more in it's magazine. But some area's codes require round head nails. I got a good deal on a lightly used Porter Cable clipped head nailer. It's not the latest model, but works great.

I agree that a DIYer may not need a pro model nailer. But the last thing I want, when I'm up on a ladder or holding a wall plumb, is a nail gun that jams. Spend a little more or wait for a deal on used. JMHO.
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Old 10-12-2013, 03:20 PM   #19
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I spent a little extra money and bought a hitachi from lowes for $179.00.. I ran about 100 nails so far, I know that's not a lot, but I like the gun alot
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Hitachi makes some nice tools. Should serve you well.
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Old 10-12-2013, 04:22 PM   #21
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Money well spent. I've only heard good about Hitachi nailers.
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Old 10-12-2013, 04:47 PM   #22
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1st I have to fix some floor joist under the house, the a complete remodel of the bathroom. Busted pipe lead to a lot of water damage. So just gonna gut it and start from scratch

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