August 16, 2011

Win a Duo-Fast Cordless Roofing Nailer from Tool Snob

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Our pals at Duo-Fast are handing over a few of their Cordless Roofing Nailers for us to off load onto you guys. If you're unfamiliar with the tool, it's the first legit cordless roofing nailer on the market. This cordless action is good for a lot of reasons, chief among them is the lack of a compressor setup and no air hoses to deal with once you're up on the roof.

Because it can only shoot about 2 nails per second (far slower than a pneumatic-powered roofing crew is used to), the Duo-Fast is meant for small job, and repairs. So it's good for the pro roofer and if you're part of the DIY crowd, it'll probably be the only roofing gun you'll ever need.

We're going to accentuate the cordless nature of the tool, so to enter to win you only need to leave a comment at this post finishing this sentence, "An unnecessary airhose on the roof is as dangerous as..."

If you're drawing a blank, here are a few to get the creative juices flowing:

...applying ammonia-based shellac in a room with the windows closed (trust us on this one)...?

...the guy I used to work with who wrapped wire around his circ saw so the blade guard couldn't close (true story!)....?

...a neck-height tripwire on the bike path....?

Also, if you 'like' Duo-Fast on Facebook, we'll enter your name five additional times in the drawing.

In a week we'll announce a winner and at that time, we'll cook up another ridiculous way to win the second gun.

Duo-Fast has info on the tool here and our original write-up of it is here.

The gun has a retail in the $500 range, so if you judge by price alone, this is a pretty sweet prize.

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Posted by Doug Mahoney at August 16, 2011 5:30 AM

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Recent Comments

"An unnecessary airhose on the roof is as dangerous as... a toddler driving a forklift."


Posted by: Michael Howard at August 22, 2011 5:06 PM

...vacuuming up the smoldering embers of last night's fire from your woodstove with an ungrounded ShopVac.


Posted by: James J. O'Hara at August 22, 2011 3:26 PM

as dangerous as my father-in-law on the roof, with or without an air hose.


Posted by: Mike Butts at August 22, 2011 3:13 PM

Using bumper jacks on top of cement blocks to hold the '73 Nova high enough to drop the transmission and replace it. Been there, done that and lived to tell about it!


Posted by: Lyndon at August 22, 2011 1:22 PM

An unnecessary airhose on the roof is as dangerous as my father standing waist deep in water to fix a dock, using a corded drill. (true story)


Posted by: Lynn Rickert at August 21, 2011 7:36 PM

...as throwing back a few and climbing behind the wheel :(


Posted by: Jeremy at August 20, 2011 9:18 PM

...using a chainsaw while up on a extension ladder.


Posted by: Eric Smith at August 20, 2011 4:15 PM

"An unnecessary airhose on the roof is as dangerous as..."
Women using power tools ~shudder~


Posted by: Angrew at August 19, 2011 9:41 PM

An unnecessary airhose on the roof is as dangerous as... checking to see if your pistol is loaded by aiming it at your head and pulling the trigger. (True story about a cop drunk at a party in Florida)


Posted by: Douglas Carter at August 19, 2011 7:34 PM

...stripping the varnish from a floor in a closed room with gasoline and a floor sander. Happened in my home town. Tragic results.


Posted by: Yadda at August 19, 2011 2:53 PM

..bureaucrat with an agenda."


Posted by: Rich P at August 18, 2011 11:04 AM

I couldn't resist:

An unnecessary airhose on the roof is as dangerous as...not having a necessary air hose while deep-sea diving.


Posted by: Dan Hoffman at August 18, 2011 9:52 AM

An unnecessary airhose on the roof is as dangerous as telling a Hells Angel that you liek his Honda.


Posted by: Chris at August 18, 2011 9:33 AM

An unnecessary airhose on a roof is as dangerous as shaving with an electric lawnmower in a rainstorm.


Posted by: Grant Larouere at August 17, 2011 9:29 PM

... using gasoline to extinguish a fire.


Posted by: Nick A. at August 17, 2011 2:07 PM

...an unnecessary hose in a nunnery.


Posted by: Dave Atwater at August 17, 2011 9:04 AM

... Chuck Norris.


Posted by: Ryan at August 17, 2011 8:23 AM

as danerous as a career politian with your credit card!!!!!!!


Posted by: john tackett at August 16, 2011 11:38 PM

An unnecessary airhose on the roof is as dangerous as speaking down to your outspoken and strong-willed wife, and both will bring you down to earth rear-end first.


Posted by: Jason Pelzer at August 16, 2011 2:02 PM

An unnecessary airhose on a roof is as dangerous as a guy I used to work with who demolished a roof by cutting through the rafters and then jumped on the roof. He also shot himself in the ankle with a framing gun.


Posted by: Anthony at August 16, 2011 12:49 PM

@Brian Wavra - LOL!


Posted by: Bryan W at August 16, 2011 12:48 PM

Just bought a new house and found out the first weekend that there are few small sections of the garage roof that need repair. This would help save me from renting a roofing nailer.

An unnecessary airhose on the roof is as dangerous as...telling a Hell's Angel you like his Honda."


Posted by: Chris at August 16, 2011 12:44 PM

An unnecessary airhose on the roof is as dangerous as playing russian roulette with a semi-auto.


Posted by: Adam M at August 16, 2011 11:42 AM

... my dad's old table saw (No guards and a super sketchy fence).


Posted by: Ethan at August 16, 2011 9:24 AM

...checking for gas leaks with a match!


Posted by: brian at August 16, 2011 9:18 AM

I believe Michael Jackson said it best with his 1991 hit..

"She's so dangerous
The girl is so dangerous
Take away my money
Throw away my time
You can call me honey
But you're no damn good for me
Like an unnecessary airhose on the roof"

eeeeee heee!


Posted by: paul at August 16, 2011 9:12 AM

"An unnecessary airhose on the roof is as dangerous as an Ambulance Chaser with a table saw."


Posted by: Brian Wavra at August 16, 2011 8:54 AM

this would come in very handy...I'm adding wood shingles to a gable window and this would save me a lot of sweat and a lot of dough.


Posted by: nate george at August 16, 2011 8:35 AM

love it!!!! trying to get a remodel project going and this would be very handy


Posted by: nathan george at August 16, 2011 8:34 AM

...the circular saw that I just threw away because it wouldn't turn off.


Posted by: Joel at August 16, 2011 7:14 AM

An unnecessary airhose on the roof is as dangerous as tongue testing a 12v car battery.


Posted by: David Craig at August 16, 2011 6:42 AM
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