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Old 03-24-2013, 03:44 PM   #1
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I Bought A Vaughan California Framer?


I found a 19oz Vaughan CF2 California Framer Hammer, at my local Wal-Mart. Did I make a good choice? And how do it compare to the Vaughan 999M 20oz framing hammer?

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Old 03-24-2013, 03:59 PM   #2
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I found a 19oz Vaughan CF7 California Framer Hammer, at my local Wal-Mart. Did I make a good choice? And how do it compare to the Vaughan 999M 20oz framing hammer?
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I think CJ needs to go to our rehab thread.

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I don't think I have seen him at any of the meetings. We may need to do an intervention!
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I can tell he's very deep in denial

With time he should start peeking at that thread http://www.contractortalk.com/f40/tb...nonymous-6536/ and maybe in time he can get the courage to post there


But that 19oz. hammer is a preferred hammer for me I like it with the ax handle and ching-a-dara on top for the nail.
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can you even use a California framer in Alabama?...seems like it would wanna swing to the left
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can you even use a California framer in Alabama?...seems like it would wanna swing to the left
No start with the Alabama jokes

















Why should the University of Alabama change it's team name to the opossums? Because they play dead at home and get killed on the road.
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I found a 19oz Vaughan CF7 California Framer Hammer, at my local Wal-Mart. Did I make a good choice? And how do it compare to the Vaughan 999M 20oz framing hammer?
Well,

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No start with the Alabama jokes


















Why should the University of Alabama change it's team name to the opossums? Because they play dead at home and get killed on the road.


It would be funnier if they hadnt won a National title this year....

They WOULD have one less if they hadnt dropped our starting QB a few years ago on the opening drive of the National Championship
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I used a 23 oz vaughan and really liked it. I just got a stiletto tibone though so the vaughan has been retired.
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I use a Vaughan 19oz bluemax,smooth face,curved wooden handle. I love swinging that thing
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California Framers are so '90's. And gay.
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...says the "vinylhanger".
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But the hammers are OK.
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I also like the heavy Vaughan, 23 or 24 ounce with the real long ax handle on it. I use one as my whaling hammer, you know, for when you just need to whale on something.
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I use a Vaughan 19oz bluemax,smooth face,curved wooden handle. I love swinging that thing
Dose it have the ching-a-dara on it
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I also like the heavy Vaughan, 23 or 24 ounce with the real long ax handle on it. I use one as my whaling hammer, you know, for when you just need to whale on something.
I use the 23 a lot too and it has a standard length framing ax handle on it. Standard length is when you hook the head on a joist and but the next joist to the end of the handle it will be on a 16 inch layout.
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I have the 19 oz in the sleeve of my Diamond Back C10 at the moment. And a 21 oz no magnet on deck. I'm kind of a hammer Nut. Pole handles on both. Driving nails is not much fun with the junk GripRite galv 16s we seem to be stuck with up here. Oh for a truck load of Tree Island.
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I use the 23 a lot too and it has a standard length framing ax handle on it. Standard length is when you hook the head on a joist and but the next joist to the end of the handle it will be on a 16 inch layout.
Here's one next to what I consider a normal sized hammer these days. Maybe it's because I don't do hardly any framing anymore, and maybe it is standard size, but it seems like a freaking war club to me.

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Why should the University of Alabama change it's team name to the opossums? Because they play dead at home and get killed on the road
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I have the 19 oz in the sleeve of my Diamond Back C10 at the moment. And a 21 oz no magnet on deck. I'm kind of a hammer Nut. Pole handles on both. Driving nails is not much fun with the junk GripRite galv 16s we seem to be stuck with up here. Oh for a truck load of Tree Island.
Are youz guys using hot dip hand bangers?

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Here's one next to what I consider a normal sized hammer these days. Maybe it's because I don't do hardly any framing anymore, and maybe it is standard size, but it seems like a freaking war club to me.

If you put that tape on the bottom of the head instead of the top it will be like hooking the joist.

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