Can I use a siding nailer for framing? - FindAnyAnswer- nails for framing nail gun ,2/5/2020· Similarly, you may ask, what type of nail gun do I need for siding? Nails Used Framing nailers use 3- to 4-inch nails made for piercing and joining lumber. A siding nailer uses shorter nails-- typically 1 1/4 to 2 1/2 inches, often with wider heads.Some siding nailers are designed for use with aluminum nails which work better with aluminum siding.Framing/ Nail Gun NailsFRAMING/ NAIL GUN NAILS are part of the range of construction nails products available here at Nepean Boltmaster. Buy in store, online using our app or website, you can collect your framing/ nail gun nails or we can have your order delivered to you, contact free.