05:38PM | 05/14/03
Member Since: 04/26/03
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Anyone here ever use an air-powered palm nailer?
If so, did it work well and was it easy to use?

Thinking about building a shed and thought one of these might save me a lot of hammering without needing to spend $250+ on a framing nailer.
If you've used one, please let me know your opinions of it (and what brand it was).


09:30AM | 06/02/03
Member Since: 06/01/03
1 lifetime posts
Although a Palm Nailer is a fantastic and usefull tool, it cannot and will not replace a framing nailer!! The Palm Nailer use a ratcheting action to drive in nails, which takes longer than a framing nailer....and is harder on the hand.


04:46PM | 06/02/03
Member Since: 04/26/03
9 lifetime posts
I actually found a brand new Bostich framing nailer for half-price (~$130) at ***** , so I bought that and some nails that were half price also.
Might try to pick up a palm nailer for cheap on Ebay, but I got the framing nailer, so that should be a huge help in building a shed! Just if i can find a good deal on a palm nailer, I might pick one up.


10:48AM | 07/19/03
Member Since: 10/15/02
359 lifetime posts
Palm nailers are good for specific jobs, like sinking nails in places where you cant reach it with a nail gun or have room to swing a hammer, best example is between joists when your making an opening and installing headers using the joist hangers. Other than that they are time consuming and will kill your arms.


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