These have been around for years. I was using one of these called a "coil-caddy" about 16 years ago when roofing a good portion of Ft. Leavenworth, KS. If you don't want to make one, you can find them on Amazon...they are nice but it does add more weight to you. If you wear a tool belt, you can carry 2 -4 coils at a time with the nail points together to keep the coil from crushing. Meanwhile, take your new box of nails and stack them in a 5 gallon bucket to keep on the roof. Keep reloading your tool belt every 2-3 trips at the roof line. That will keep the added weight off of you and you can lay a 1.5 squares per reload in the tool belt.
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