On 03/08/2013 23:56, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
BT used to supply engineers with a pin driver ... a meatal tube with a
hole that fitted snugly over the pin, and at the end was a rod sticking
out, that you hit with hammer.
as the hole in shaft prevented pin from bending would driver into stone,
concrete, brick etc.
Not sure what they were called - but I obtained one ... good bit of kit.
I think we've forgotten a very important point. Wear safety glasses. If
the head comes off a masonry nail all the energy in the hammer is passed
to that tiny head, which consequently travels very fast. It will
penetrate your cornea and embed itself in your retina.
Oh, and never do this job naked.
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