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Returned the bad nails for uncoated 3.5" 16d and...

Returned the bad nails for uncoated 3.5" 16d and had no further problems. Looks like it was just a bad batch of nails. Thanks again for the advice.
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It's a waffle-faced hammer, and the lumber is...

It's a waffle-faced hammer, and the lumber is pretty green. Same hammer on all the nails, and the smaller nails I tried in the studs drove in fine.

It would seem that the most likely answer is...
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What's wrong with these framing nails?

Or is it me?
Yesterday I was assembling a wall frame for a shed, using 2x4s. Almost every time I started sinking a nail it would bend. I have 3 1/2" cement coated nails made by Grip Rite, and I'm...
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