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Old 08-03-2010, 01:55 PM   #1
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What size is your framing hammer? I currently have a 21oz.
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Old 08-03-2010, 02:02 PM   #2
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Mine is basically obsolete...

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I think it's 21 or 22, why?
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22 oz
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I like my Estwing 22 oz.
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Mine's about 16".
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My framing and trim hammer is a 28oz. hickory handle Estwing.
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14 oz. Curved wood handle
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buy a 14oz Stilletto....nuff said
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21oz death stick wood handle, but i lost it and my 16oz trim the other day. not sure what i did with them but there gone now.
i am looking at a stiletto or maybe a douglas.
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7 pound Paslode
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28oz steal Estwing. Didn't swing it mush the last 10 years or so. I love air tools!!!!
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14oz. Stiletto.
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hahaha 7lbs paslode! love it, i use 14oz stiletto (wood handle) and 15oz TiBone when im ready to wreck some stuff
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Which one? I must have 50. Really though, I carry a 16oz. Hart Trimmer with a 18" handle in my pouch In the truck I keep a 22oz. Estwing for demo and general abuse and two Stiletto Titanium hammers with epoxy coated hickory handles (one waffled, one smooth). The Ti hammers almost never get used. They are beauties though. One of these days, when it's cold and snowy, I'll do a little hammer expose, complete with pictures.
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I also have several hammers from 20 oz - 32 oz depending on what i,m doing but my main choice NOW is a Paslode framing nailer .
20 years of hammering everyday did my arms in a long time ago .
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20 oz delluge hickory handle smooth face i have had for about 5 yers now
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I am old school and have been using the Vaughan 999 straight handle for 30 years now.

I have a 28oz milled face for framing and a 20oz smooth face for exterior trim.
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21oz death stick wood handle, but i lost it and my 16oz trim the other day. not sure what i did with them but there gone now.
i am looking at a stiletto or maybe a douglas.

So if you lost em, why would you spend a ton on another one.

Don't plan one losing any more?
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framing 28oz Kobalt (believe it or not I bought this when lowes first came out with their kobalt line of tools and its actually a really great hammer it has taken alot of abuse over the last hmm 4 years i believe.) When i'm doing trim work I have a 16 oz hammer. and when i'm roofing i have my trusty old roofing hatchet.. Rocket is what it says on the side never seen any other like it. Did a job for an elderly lady and one day she came outside and said she would like me to have it that it was her husbands and that he was a roofer.. ill have to find it and post a pic.. havent laid shingles in a good two years. so its some where in the island of misfit tools.

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