Return to the Woodworking Forum | Post a Follow-Up

Nail gun

Posted by theolddog (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 4, 08 at 14:13

Anyone with experience with the Costco nail gun set sold under the Thorsen Tool Co name? 3 nailers for $140

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: Nail gun

No, but I'd suspect the price is likely reflective of quality. Remember the old adage, if it sounds too go to be true, it probably is.

Of course, Costco has a very liberal return policy so it might be worth giving it a shot.

RE: Nail gun

I hope it's not too good to be true, but I know what you mean. I ordered it only because of Costco's return policy. Thanks for your input.

RE: Nail gun

I'd guess these are in the same class as the cheap brad gun a friend bought from Harbor Freight and later gave me when he traded up to a Senco. They'll lack some features of the better guns, may not work quite as reliably (jamming more frequently, for example) and must be thought of as disposable because repair parts will be totally unavailable, but they will save labor over hand-nailing everything, and are probably a good value for the occasional user.

RE: Nail gun

Starting a kitchen remodel. Plan to use the nail guns for this project then Craig's List or something. Yep, I'm the occasional user.

 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Return to the Woodworking Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here