06:35PM | 12/03/04
Member Since: 11/29/04
2 lifetime posts
I am checking out some 18ga brad nailers and would like some input from you fine people.

I am looking at the Grizzly H5527 ($30). and a Craftsman #18172 ($90) I think the Grizzly is a decent nailer, but I'm not sure if you can purchase the nails at the local blue box store or not. It wouldn't be very economical to pay $7 shipping for nails, right? LOL! Now, the craftsman is a Very nice nailer, but I'm not sure if I want to spend that much right now. ( Especially after just buying a Makita MAC2400 compressor.)

Does anyone have either of these nailers that would like to share some info?

Thanks :-)



07:38PM | 12/03/04
Member Since: 03/21/04
171 lifetime posts
the nails are all interchangable as far as I know. I have used the porter-cable, bostich and arrow nails interchangeabley in both stanley-bostich and arrow guns. the arrow is electric and can only drive 1 1/8 long nails. the only limit is the nail length as different models of nailers have different maximum length that will work in them.


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