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Danny Pritchard
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Familiar as in I've installed them. Vastly inferior to neoprene gasketed screws. The lead is supposed to squash out when you cinch the nail to the steel, but they usually squish out and/or come off. I'd recommend a dab of SolarSeal caulk, or equal, to every nail head.

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Lord, I haven't seen lead-head nails since I was a kid. I didn't dream anyone still made 'em. Every barn, shed, and other outbuilding with a tin roof used to have those, but as Kurt suggests they're rather hit-or-miss on sealing. I would also recommend caulking all of them.

Brian G.

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