clavos fulminantes

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00:40 Nov 21, 2006
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Other / architecture/construction
Spanish term or phrase: clavos fulminantes
Does anybody know what a "clavo fulminante" is? While I'm at it, I also need to know what a "petatillo" is - although it clearly says "one term at a time please".... sorry...


These are some kind of nails for putting up sheet rock.

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Bob Haskell
Local time: 02:08


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5explosive nail
bigedsenior
4 +1gunpowder nails
xxxElChe


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gunpowder nails


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explosive nail


Explanation:
...which would never be used for sheetrock. It may be referring to the explosive cartridges used to propel nails.

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