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What nail gun do you use for siding?

Framing nail guns can be used for siding installation, if the nail being used is long enough to attach the siding firmly to your exterior wood sheathing. While it's recommended to always use a siding nail gun for siding installation, in a pinch, you may be able to use a framing nailer instead.

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Similarly, you may ask, what is the best nail gun for siding?

Here's a list of the best siding nailers we found:

  1. Max HN65 High Pressure Siding Nailer. Anti-double fire mechanism.
  2. BOSTITCH N66C-1 Coil Siding Nailer. 1-1/4-inch to 2-1/2-inch.
  3. Freeman PCN65 Coil Siding Fencing Nailer. No mar safety contact.
  4. Makita AN611 Coil Siding Nailer.
  5. DEWALT DW66C-1 Pneumatic Coil Siding Nailer.

Subsequently, question is, can you use a nail gun on vinyl siding? Power-Nailing & Stapling Vinyl Siding Installing vinyl siding involves a lot of nailing. Because of this, a pneumatic nail gun can make the job much easier. Always hold the pneumatic stapler or nailer parallel to the siding panels.

Then, what kind of nail gun do I need for Hardie siding?

Use a finish nailer for trim galvanized nails in his 15-gauge trim gun. He uses the same size nails to install the corners on the wall. Don't use a framing gun or try to handnail the corners together; that's a good way to break the trim boards.

What kind of nails do you use for siding?

Use electro, or hot-dipped galvanized steel or aluminum roofing type nails with a diameter of 1/8″ and a nail head of 3/8″ or larger. The nails should penetrate 3/4″ into a solid wood base.

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