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Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-19-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By BlueNails
That looks perfect [emoji108] just need to find...

That looks perfect [emoji108] just need to find one suitable for NZ plugs - I assume it provides enough current to activate the 'tool' mode on site vacs?
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-19-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By BlueNails
Yeah just something common place like a 'night...

Yeah just something common place like a 'night light' (with a remote) or similar that can plug into corded slot on vaccum then hang it on my belt or something so can activate for assorted cordless...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 03-17-2020, 01:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By BlueNails
Remote for vac on powertools

Sup Tradies
Looking at a new vaccum (it's a toss up between the small hilti and a festool MIDI - small van space)
The festool has a bluetooth switcher to turn stuff on the hilti doesn't.
Has...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 05-28-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By BlueNails
Didn't want to have anything on the A-side. After...

Didn't want to have anything on the A-side. After a bit more thinking I ended up thinking about runnings the rails past the post to attach the latch to. So can use any off the shelf latch without...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 05-27-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By BlueNails
Gate latches

Hey my fence pro Bros!

Wondering what the best looking solution for keeping your pickets/pailing on the same plane while having a standard gate latch work without it looking unsightly from the...
Forum: Hazardous Materials 09-20-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 990
Posted By BlueNails
SDS Database

Does anyone use/subscribe to an online SDS database? Need a quick way to pull SDS's for our companys Health and Safety Register. Cheers
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-18-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,594
Posted By BlueNails
Have a look at the Hilti framing guns they are...

Have a look at the Hilti framing guns they are bigger/heavier than the paslodes but sink nails really well - had mine for a while and it's been pretty reliable (new gasless DeWalt finisher has been a...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-18-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,353
Posted By BlueNails
We have an 18v Makita backpak vaccum pretty handy...

We have an 18v Makita backpak vaccum pretty handy to attach to grinder/skillsaw/concrete drill etc. when your on the move

Will use a stationary vac for cutting fibre cement sheets and have a...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-31-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,082
Posted By BlueNails
All purpose screwgun?

Hey CT peeps

I was looking at purchasing one of the brushless screwguns by makita.

They have two models - ones a 0-2500rpm that looks to be a bit more versatile (use for drywall,...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-17-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,580
Posted By BlueNails
wiss snips - tho it's only for small work, got an...

wiss snips - tho it's only for small work, got an 18v 165mm metal saw and it's so damn handy

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Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,187
Posted By BlueNails
Haha My brother was saying the other day if...

Haha

My brother was saying the other day if he had saved all the money he spent on booze/bars during his time building he could have brought a house - since we party a bit less now and drink...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-16-2017, 01:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,199
Posted By BlueNails
Just by the hour so a good time to learn :-)

Just by the hour so a good time to learn :-)
Forum: Finish Carpentry 11-15-2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,199
Posted By BlueNails
Fast basic trim methods

Hi all, I usually do formwork/precast work but have been stuck on a light commercial gig for too long - it has a roof FFS :-p I have quite a bit of trim to do 30+ windows 40+ doors and baseboard.
...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-05-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,403
Posted By BlueNails
The Hilti nail gun will sink nails in lvl, brand...

The Hilti nail gun will sink nails in lvl, brand new paslode wouldnt.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170405/dd3077491f4d907999ddab38aabdae96.jpg
Forum: Health & Safety 09-02-2016, 02:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,477
Posted By BlueNails
Ear Protection

Hi all, I'm after some new ear muffs for my hard hat.

I've had a bunch of really bulky ones in the past and was always smashing them into things - kept going back to corded ear plugs.

And...
Forum: Construction Picture Post 06-19-2016, 03:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,463
Posted By BlueNails
That looks like a mean project, we did a restore...

That looks like a mean project, we did a restore a couple years ago on a very old 4 story brick building with a new build adjacent to it.
Tying the buildings together was the challenging part as...
Forum: Commercial Construction 06-18-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,372
Posted By BlueNails
We have used this system lately on a few...

We have used this system lately on a few sensitive workspace jobs - it's super easy, fast and looks good.
...
Forum: Commercial Construction 06-18-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,555
Posted By BlueNails
Timber column formwork.

So we are doing a column next week.

It's 1800h with a diameter of 1200, have already formed the frames in two halves but having a hard time bending the 6mm mdf sheets into the frames for the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-18-2016, 04:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By BlueNails
Wellington for now

Wellington for now
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-18-2016, 02:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By BlueNails
Sup bros

Hi, I'm a builder from New Zealand just finishing up my apprenticeship. Our small company float a lot between commercial and residential, formwork to finishing - keeps things interesting!
Really...
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