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A little humor. Which nail gun to choose...? #188063
07/20/09 10:24 AM
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petey_c  Offline OP
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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

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Re: A little humor. Which nail gun to choose...? [Re: petey_c] #188085
07/21/09 07:50 AM
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Trumpy  Offline

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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 01:30 PM
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SteveFehr  Offline
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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 02:56 PM
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Bill Addiss  Offline
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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 03:01 PM
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HotLine1  Offline

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Brick, NJ USA
The Building Inspector & the CO are still laughing!!!!

Thank You!


John

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