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Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Roy [AL]) Mar 19, 2024 9:24 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Mar 19, 2024 9:34 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Mar 19, 2024 9:34 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Jason [VA]) Mar 19, 2024 9:46 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Mar 19, 2024 9:51 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Roy [AL]) Mar 19, 2024 9:51 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by plenty [MO]) Mar 19, 2024 9:57 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Roy [AL]) Mar 19, 2024 10:05 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Mar 19, 2024 10:06 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by WMH [NC]) Mar 19, 2024 11:00 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by RB [TN]) Mar 19, 2024 11:03 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Busy [WI]) Mar 19, 2024 11:18 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Mar 19, 2024 11:37 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Busy [WI]) Mar 19, 2024 11:46 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Mar 19, 2024 12:01 PM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Ken [NY]) Mar 19, 2024 12:26 PM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Small potatoes [NY]) Mar 19, 2024 12:43 PM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Roy [AL]) Mar 19, 2024 12:59 PM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by DJ [VA]) Mar 19, 2024 1:14 PM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Mar 19, 2024 1:20 PM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Robin [WI]) Mar 19, 2024 1:43 PM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Busy [WI]) Mar 19, 2024 1:59 PM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Ken [NY]) Mar 19, 2024 2:26 PM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Vee [OH]) Mar 19, 2024 2:42 PM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Roy [AL]) Mar 19, 2024 5:48 PM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Mar 19, 2024 6:42 PM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) Mar 19, 2024 6:56 PM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Tim [CA]) Mar 19, 2024 9:38 PM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by gevans [SC]) Mar 19, 2024 9:54 PM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Hoosier [IN]) Mar 20, 2024 12:07 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Small potatoes [NY]) Mar 20, 2024 12:42 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Roy [AL]) Mar 20, 2024 8:47 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by GKARL [PA]) Mar 20, 2024 10:27 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by zero [IN]) Mar 20, 2024 11:31 AM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by 6x6 [TN]) Mar 20, 2024 7:08 PM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Mar 20, 2024 7:51 PM
       Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Mar 20, 2024 7:52 PM
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Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Roy [AL]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 9:24 AM
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I am in the market to buy my first battery operated Brad nailer. Can anyone recommend a brand that you personally own and would buy that same brand again if that need arose ?

I have a 6 gallon pancake compressor, hoses and two nail guns but this system requires an electrical outlet. I need a battery operated nail gun now at a vacant house where power has not been restored yet. --71.207.xxx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 9:34 AM
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I have installed 100ís of miles of trim, ok maybe not 100ís but alot. You can buy a $400 Paslode trim nailer and replace gas every so often and expensive batteries or you can buy a $179 Ryobi cordless Plus 1 Brad nailer annd just recharge the battery and get the same results. I donít own a Paslode and have never sold or rented a house where the consumer could tell the difference of which nailer I used. --24.152.xxx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 9:34 AM
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No hoses or compressors. EVER. --24.152.xxx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Jason [VA]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 9:46 AM
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Iím brand loyal to contractor grade Makita, but youíll need to stick with a brand that you intend to grow with (unless youíre happy with homeowner grade tools) --172.56.xxx.xxx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 9:51 AM
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Iím kind of interested in hearing how you are at a stage in a project where youíre doing trim work but donít have any power yet? Whatís up with that? --174.249.xx.xxx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Roy [AL]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 9:51 AM
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NE,

My small city only has a Lowes store (no HD). Lowes has their Craftsman brand brad nailer and they also sell a battery operated Paslode gun for around $250. Today I am going to look at this battery operated 18 gauge Paslode gun. --71.207.xxx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 9:57 AM
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Roy, wonder if Home Depot is aware there is opportunity in your area! Guy at our Church has the Paslode and talks highly of it. --172.59.xxx.xxx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Roy [AL]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 10:05 AM
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Jason,

I currently own and use a $150.00 Makita circular saw. It is the best and most reliable circular saw I have ever used. However, with other tools, I have no loyalty with any particular brands. My cordless saw-zaw is DeWalt and my cordless Impact drills are Bosch. My 10 inch chop saw is a brand I can't even think of right now.

--71.207.xxx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 10:06 AM
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The trouble with the Paslode is that the fuel and the batteries are expensive. Theyíre great if youíre doing it all the time, but not worth it for just one project here & there. The benefit of the Ryobi plus one system is that the batteries are interchangeable with a myriad of tool. From a Landlord perspective, the Ryobi plus one system is a Landlordís best friend. With the paslode, you canít even switch the gas and battery between the framing nailer and the trim nailer. --174.249.xx.xxx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 11:00 AM
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DH sticks with Rigid these days but he's not as happy as he once was - Home Depot used to honor the Lifetime Warranty directly but now you have to go to the company for repair. He usually gives up and buys new at that point. --173.28.xx.xxx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by RB [TN]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 11:03 AM
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Paslode.

NE, good catch on being at the stage of trim work

and Royal not having restored power yet.

What is up with that ? --69.130.xxx.xxx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Busy [WI]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 11:18 AM
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My daughter loves the Ryobi platform, and has used her brad nailer quite a bit. My son is a little more limited in choices like you , Roy, and likes the Kobalt brand at Lowes. But, he doesnít have need for a brad nailer.

Any chance Home Depot will ship? Ryobi seems to have all of the bases covered. My daughter probably fifteen Ryobi tools, including lawn mower, chain saw, and they all run on the same batteries --72.135.xxx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 11:37 AM
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RB, when you know, you know. --174.249.xx.xxx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Busy [WI]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 11:46 AM
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Pish, I looked up distance/ time from Gadsen to Trussville, where yer nearest Home Depot is located. 47 minutes. Its not like ya gotta go every week.

Heck, my son spent the last three years driving 90 minutes just to get to the grocery store, cuz the grocery in their little, remote town collapsed in a heavy, unusual snow. The local grocery has finally been rebuilt and opened. But the nearest hardware store is still a 90 minute trek. In winter, they get an hour of daylight. And, they gotta watch out for moose.

So, while yer HD isn't walking distance, that 47 minutes might be worth it couple a times a year. Shouldn't need to be buying tools that often. The Ryobi holds up well, from what I've seen. --72.135.xxx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 12:01 PM
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Busy, Home Depot ships just about everything online. Roy could have that Ryobi tomorrow or Thursday if you ordered it now. --174.249.xx.xxx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 12:26 PM
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Get a generator --74.77.xx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Small potatoes [NY]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 12:43 PM
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Do not get the passlode they are finicky at best. I went all in on them 15 years ago and had them serviced, learned how to service them and it's not sustainable. Plus the gas cartridge has a short shelf life so you never know if it will consistently fire when you pull the trigger. Have not used them in 6 years. I should dig it all out n sell. I do not have a cordless recommendation. I'm between battery ecosystems. Ryobi is failing me, Milwaukee n Dewalt 18v failed before that, have some 12v Milwaukee I like. Makita is the OG. --172.59.xxx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Roy [AL]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 12:59 PM
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Busy,

I use to drive to the HD in Trussville to buy 30-40 boxes of the grip strip vinyl planks because HD was the only store that sold it. I drove there only because I had no other choice. HD no longer carries that type of glue strip vinyl and so I have no reason to go there. If I choose Ryobi, I am sure I can get it online somewhere, probably Amazon.

NE - I have one MH on a private lot that is vacant now and I am planning on putting this property on the MLS soon. Tenant moved out 1 week ago and had the power cut off. I can't see paying the power company a $60.00 connection fee just so that I can use the electricity here for one hour to install some new quarter round and door trim. Plus, outside there is an 8 ft. section of the 1/4 inch plywood soffit has fallen down and a light weight battery operated brad nailer would be perfect to re-attach this soffit with.

Would you like to buy my 12 x 70 MH in class D hood? $35,000 cash and it is all yours. At $750/month rent, that is at least a 2% rent to value ratio with your first tenant. This has been my #1 cash cow property since 2010. Now, if this property goes on the MLS, the listing price will be $55,000. --71.207.xxx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by DJ [VA]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 1:14 PM
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I have Ryobi and like them.

The finish nailer works fine

Of course, I do not use it every day like a pro would

Get the big battery --68.229.xxx.xxx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 1:20 PM
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Roy, you should have the power set up on a landlord tenant agreement. Plus, your buyers are going to need it on so they can do things like inspections and view the property after dark because thatís the only time they have available. Donít trip over dollars to pick up pennies. Get the power on. --174.249.xx.xxx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Robin [WI]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 1:43 PM
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My son is a HUGE power tool guy. He buys and sells all the time. He got me one for Christmas that I LOVE.

I told him I wanted Dewalt, because most of my other power tools are. He overrode me, because the Dewalt has some significant design flaws.

He bought me a Milwaukee instead. 1st gen had some flaws, but they corrected them in the second generation. I've used it quite a bit. Not one jammed brad or issue. --104.230.xxx.xxx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Busy [WI]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 1:59 PM
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For just a small bit of trim, maybe old-school hammer and brads. I picked up a lovely upholsterer's hammer at a rummage years ago. Works great on brads. But, then again, I whacked my finger but good last week nailing up a couple of pieces of metal corner bead. Ouch! Hurts even more now that I've got a bit of arthritis in the fingers.

You do such a beautiful job on your rehabs, I'm thinking having a few nice accent lights on during showings might bring in better/ more offers. And, if you don't have great pics for listing, you'll want good lighting in those.

Best of luck on your sale!

Small 'taters, just wondering if those were the earlier models of cordless nailers, and maybe the kinks are worked out now. Oh, heck, who am I kidding! Planned obsolescence. Tool manufacturers can smell when we've got an extra hundred or two in our wallets like a shark smells chum!

--72.135.xxx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 2:26 PM
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turn the power on like NE said,no homeowner buyer will buy the place without the utilities on and working --74.77.xx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 2:42 PM
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Roy, I see something you are missing, a small generator for any or many power tools., Generator - harbor has one close to a hundred bux, it will run a hand saw, tile saw, sawzall, but not a drain snake - I tried - not enough ooomph. I am already tooled up with Ryobi 18 volt equipment (the 12 inch chain saw is so handy cleaning up yard stuff), rather than bite off another battery tool company I suggest a power source, it is also handi for spot lights and many other things. it is a 2stroke motor so you will need a green fuel container, rinse a laundry soap container - they have a good seal, 50-60 oz will fill the generator up for a couple days use, just remember to add the oil. --184.59.xxx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Roy [AL]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 5:48 PM
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Ken,

When a sales contract gets signed with earnest money, at that point I will have the power turned on. This place has windows and during the day there is ample sunlight to light the rooms.

BTW, all of my Class C properties are on Landlord agreements with power company, but properties in Class D hoods are different since I have been burned when a tenant had the power taken out of their name and did not move out when they said they would. I was paying their power bill at that point. One reason I am selling is just to get out of the D hoods which have tested my patience over the years. I have had this property since 2010.

Busy - Just yesterday I used an old school hammer for the first time in many years. I had the same experience you did.

--71.207.xxx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 6:42 PM
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When I find myself in a situation where I only NEED a tool for a specific circumstance, I find it is typically cheaper to rent it instead of buying --24.101.xxx.xxx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 6:56 PM
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Another option is buy a small generator where can use all power tools. With any small engines do not keep gasoline longer then 3 months where ethanol in gasoline will cause water. With a small generator can have lights as well. Have had very good results with Makita power tools as not the lowest cost but the longest lasting. Still have the original batteries on cordless hammer drill from 2011. --207.236.xxx.xxx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Tim [CA]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 9:38 PM
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I bought a rigid cordless....it's convenient but it's a heavy pig. I'd rather bring my pancake compressor and use my bostitch brad nailer because it's super light (and only about $100 these days).

--73.2.xx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by gevans [SC]) Posted on: Mar 19, 2024 9:54 PM
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I have used a Hitachi cordless nailer for years. Love it. It shoots up to 2" brads and the battery lasts all day.

But some general comments on battery tools:

Stick with one brand if possible. I have 4 or 5 different brands, so I have LOTS of batteries and chargers.

Milwaukee ain't what it used to be, but it is still the best IMHO. In Milwaukee I have lights, screw guns, drills, sawzall.

But...I also have lots of Ryobi. Lesser quality, less cost. And one battery fits them all. They are fairly reliable, but homeowner grade. --69.80.xx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Hoosier [IN]) Posted on: Mar 20, 2024 12:07 AM
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I'm a handyman and did my own work on my rentals. Here is my info:

I bought most of my nailers before they had battery ones...and as I'm nearing the end of doing my own work I don't want to spend a lot to upgrade my tool arsenal. As such, my first nailer was a Senco and I loved it. I believe they got bought out and you can't buy them anymore. So the next ones I needed I bought the cheapest brand at Lowes...still air powered but they work fine for my needs. Recently I bought a Dewalt battery powered one. I love the fact that I don't need hoses and so on, but my one complaint is the sheer physical size of the nailer...its twice the size of my air nailers. --64.38.xxx.xxx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Small potatoes [NY]) Posted on: Mar 20, 2024 12:42 AM
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If needed I can run a pancake compressor off my Tacoma. If you really only have a handful of brads to nail you might even get away w filling up w top pressure and running on stored air. Bet you get more than ten pulls of the trigger. --172.59.xxx.xxx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Roy [AL]) Posted on: Mar 20, 2024 8:47 AM
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Thanks Gevans - I will look at Hatachi based on your advice. I think my chop/miter saw is made by Hatachi. And I will look at Ryobi too.

I am buying another fixer upper today! The houses that I use to pay $10K for, are now costing me $20K (Inflation, nothing is dirt cheap anymore). --71.207.xxx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by GKARL [PA]) Posted on: Mar 20, 2024 10:27 AM
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Another vote for Ryobi. I have a few of their tools. Once you get one brand, you're sort of stuck with them because you don't want to have to buy different batteries for other battery operated tools. The batteries are interchangeable between tools. --209.122.xx.xxx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by zero [IN]) Posted on: Mar 20, 2024 11:31 AM
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I am a Dewalt fan, but have not bought a battery brad nailer. I want to, but have yet to do it. My main reason for wanting it is when I go in to put LVP down and have quarter round to nail in place.

I cut the planks with a sheer. Any notches I use my battery oscillating tool. I cut the quarter round with a set of trim shears. Works well enough for painted stuff.

Just wanted to not have to drag the compressor and the nailer and the hose to the small job.

Bought a paslode trim nailer but after I worried about the gas not lasting a long time between jobs. I sold it to a guy that absolutely loves it. But he uses it weekly at best.

If this is a one off, rent it. If you have the tank, fill it and see how long you can go. If you just like having new toys then buy what you have the most batteries for.

The advice from the others covered it all.

Now I have to start looking to see what the reviews are for the Dewalt battery trim nailer. --107.147.xx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by 6x6 [TN]) Posted on: Mar 20, 2024 7:08 PM
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I have the best solution Roy.

I can hook an air hose up to my deuce and a half and run my air tools off of it.

Now for my question, does it make since to spend $200 on a nail gun vs. $60 to turn on the power and use the one you already have? --76.129.xxx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Mar 20, 2024 7:51 PM
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Good point 6x6, $60 for power vs $200 for a nail gun. --24.152.xxx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Mar 20, 2024 7:52 PM
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Hereís another idea, drop the list price to $54,000 and let the buyer finish the trim. --24.152.xxx.xx




Brad Nailer / Cordless (by Homer [TX]) Posted on: Mar 20, 2024 11:37 PM
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I have had a Ryobi Brad nailer about 6 years now, and have installed many houses of baseboards and casing. Also have the Ryobi crown staler which preforms flawlessly. To top off my nailers, I also have a Ryobi framing nailer, that is incredible at installing fences. If you have a direct tools in the area, they have sales that cuts the HD price in half --66.169.xxx.xxx



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