I've been borrowing my father-in-law's Passlode cordless framing nailer for
years decades. It has served very well, but it's on its last legs now (after several trips to the repair depot), so I'm looking at buying one for myself (and loaning it to him whenever he needs it, of course).
I've made my decision on brand and power source, but there is the option of 21° or 30° nails. I understand that the 21° nailer supports full-head nails while the 30° nailer supports only clip-head nails. It seems to me that the clip-head nails hold just fine, as our garage, build with clip-head nails, has shown no signs of being worse for wear.
- What are the other pros and cons of a 21° nailer and a 30° nailer?
- What (other) things should I consider when making this final decision?