ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Shout Box
Recent Posts
LED retrofit flickers
by rmiell. 01/18/19 08:49 PM
Israel
by Texas_Ranger. 01/14/19 07:12 AM
Free Code class in Maryland 1/16/2019
by Admin. 01/12/19 05:43 PM
Calling all Non-US members!! (Non-US only)
by RODALCO. 01/12/19 02:37 AM
sec cable code conflict
by jake2018. 01/11/19 07:36 PM
New in the Gallery:
What is this for?
Plug terminals
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 31 guests, and 15 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
A little humor. Which nail gun to choose...? #188063
07/20/09 09:24 AM
07/20/09 09:24 AM
P
petey_c  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 65
Miller Place, NY USA
I'm not sure which nail gun to purchase. I'm partial to Milwaukee, but the ad for De Walt is funny...
New Nail Gun, made by De Walt.

It can drive a 16-D nail through a 2 X 4 at 200 yards. This makes construction a breeze, you can sit in your lawn chair and build a fence. Just get your wife to hold the fence boards in place while you sit back, relax with a cold drink and when she has the board in the right place, just fire away.
With the hundred round magazine, you can build the fence with a minimum of reloading.
After a day of fence building with the new DeWalt Rapid fire nail gun, the wife will not ask you build or fix anything else again.
http://gadgets.boingboing.net/2008/07/16/m16-nail-gun-knocks.html

Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
Re: A little humor. Which nail gun to choose...? [Re: petey_c] #188085
07/21/09 06:50 AM
07/21/09 06:50 AM
Trumpy  Offline

Member
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 8,257
SI,New Zealand
Pete,
This has shades of a guy in VA, that tried routing RG-6 co-ax through his place using a .44 magnum hand-gun to "drill" the holes in the timber.
He ended up shooting his wife who was sitting in the upstairs lounge.

Not good in my books. dunno

Re: A little humor. Which nail gun to choose...? [Re: Trumpy] #188092
07/21/09 12:30 PM
07/21/09 12:30 PM
S
SteveFehr  Offline
Member
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,213
Chesapeake, VA
I recall once when I was little, my dad trimming branches away from our TV antenna with a rifle. Ah, those were the good ole' days!

Re: A little humor. Which nail gun to choose...? [Re: petey_c] #188095
07/21/09 01:56 PM
07/21/09 01:56 PM
Bill Addiss  Offline
Member
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 3,904
NY, USA
LOL

Don't try this at home Folks! crazy

Looks like the Milwaukee might be more comfortable for big jobs with the cushioned stock.

Bill
smile

Re: A little humor. Which nail gun to choose...? [Re: Bill Addiss] #188097
07/21/09 02:01 PM
07/21/09 02:01 PM
HotLine1  Online Content

Member
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 7,063
Brick, NJ USA
The Building Inspector & the CO are still laughing!!!!

Thank You!


John

Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
HCE727
HCE727
Delaware County, PA, USA
Posts: 186
Joined: November 2005
Show All Member Profiles 
Top Posters(30 Days)
Trumpy 4
Popular Topics(Views)
252,848 Are you busy
189,630 Re: Forum
179,302 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Release build 20180101)
Page Time: 0.024s Queries: 15 (0.005s) Memory: 0.9693 MB (Peak: 1.1090 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2019-01-24 13:24:02 UTC