Not sure I'd use the Ramset. I've used them before and they are great, but I would worry about putting a big crack in the brick. What I've done when i need to hang something from brick is use a concrete/masonry anchor. Use a masonry bit to drill out the hole, slip the anchor into place, and then drive your screw.
Doing some remodel work in our new studio space - has a lot of old brick in it. Need to hang some items - wanting to do it the right way.
I have a Ramset (uses a .22 shell to fire in the nail) that I have used on concrete before - great tool. I'm concerned I may have issues with it on the brick - anyone with experience?
Otherwise we'll just drill small holes and use screws.
The gun will destroy the old brick. Even using screws is being destructive to what sounds like vintage materials that deserve better. Can you get by with command strips? A generous supply of them is usually as strong as nails or screws and you respect the building.
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