I'm getting my material list together to frame a house and am a bit confused by all the similar looking pneumatic nails which all have a slightly different wording/features and different prices, sometimes subtle and sometimes not.
On the takeoff a lumber yard created for me, there are several types of nails listed. They are:
I believe the last two are for siding and roofing respectively. But when are SP12D nails used vs SP8D when framing?
Second, when I look these nails up, there are actually several flavors and options for the same size nail:
What do these terms mean, and when should I use a certain type?