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  1. Profile photo of AFTERSHOCK
    AFTERSHOCK Male 18-29
    2784 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 7:03 am
    Link: Nice Hammer - I felt like sharing.
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    RobSwindol Male 30-39
    2498 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 8:05 am
    Now we`re sharing infomercial products openly?
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    pmarren Male 40-49
    4574 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 8:13 am
    Designed for those who are unwilling to learn how to master the use of a hammer.
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    MrOrange Male 30-39
    2398 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 8:15 am
    way back when i used to work at a school. i had a student (carpentry) who had a hammer just about like that, except the end was round and had a deep ridged waffle pattern on it (to avoid the hammer sliding on the nail) that guy was able to nail at reach height. awesome piece of equipment
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    ba12348 Male 18-29
    228 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 8:16 am
    Nice concept, but sharp impacts disrupt magnetism.
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    chicagojay Male 40-49
    2018 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 8:57 am
    More time than doing it right
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    Draculya Male 40-49
    14447 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 8:57 am
    less accurate nail placement
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    MrOrange Male 30-39
    2398 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 8:58 am

    the one that student had, the magnet was strong enough to drive in the first "tap" (the magnet holds the nail, the nail also rest against a solid ridge)(so you don`t have to hold the nail) and then you drive it in with the hammer. esp handy if you are working at heights or bending over.
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    curiousboy Male 50-59
    91 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 9:00 am
    Stupid idea. It`s impossible to work with precision...
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    Rick_S Male 40-49
    3261 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 9:17 am
    Would be better if it were on the side, so that the face of the hammer could be unaltered.

    For those of you saying that nail placement is imprecise, unless you`re doing real crafting woodworking, placement accuracy isn`t that important. It doesn`t matter where I put the nail when I`m roughing out something with 2x4s.

    Finally, I think this would come in really handy for people with only one hand, or who have limited use in one of their hands. My dad`s left arm is paralyzed, and he would really love this hammer.
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    Forplay2k Male 50-59
    615 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 9:23 am
    As a carpenter I can tell you those have been around for a very long time. They are way too slow to use, a good framing carpenter can sink 3 nails by time you load and start your first nail with that. Besides that`s a finish nail and we brad pusher that does it better.

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    DavidXJ Male 30-39
    1103 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 9:35 am
    Besides the "one-handed-man" argument, this really is not the greatest thing to happen to hammers. I find, even when roughing in 2x4 framing, that nail placement really does matter, especially when toe-nailing. Besides, like Forplay2k said, this would actually be slower if you even have a little experience. I also don`t understand the square head. That`s great for masons, but not for framers.
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    onoffonoffon Male 30-39
    2297 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 12:10 pm
    Gadgets are almost always for the non-pros.
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    bophus Male 30-39
    472 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 12:59 pm
    One of my hammers has this magnet. I dont use it, because it takes longer and has zero accuracy.
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    robthelurker Male 18-29
    2588 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 1:04 pm
    i dont know, i just prefer to use magic to build stuff. its the only way to keep ikea furniture from falling apart. bazinga!
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    SethDog Male 18-29
    768 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 1:52 pm
    gotta get my dad one of those.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25348 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 3:25 pm
    Wow... That is a awesome simple idea :)
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    drawman61 Male 50-59
    7700 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 3:35 pm
    You`re knocking a f****** nail in, why are you talking about precision?
    It`s not designed for surgery.
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    mcssls Female 70 & Over
    695 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 4:56 pm
    had one of those 35 years ago that my parents bought new about 20 years before that.
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    SMRD Male 30-39
    256 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 6:38 pm
    Alright, I`m writing that down: `Surgical Hammer and Nails.` Thanks!
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    chimmeychang Male 30-39
    685 posts
    May 22, 2014 at 7:44 pm
    good in some situations, not practical for most, its far faster to tap and slap then load a nail in a slot every time.
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    RoboPatton Male 30-39
    2424 posts
    May 24, 2014 at 11:32 am
    Now if they could just make a gun that shot out nails, like some kinda "nail gun"...

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