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Old 11-15-2005, 09:46 AM   #21
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My paslode framer just doesn't seem to have enough ass to drive some of the longer fastners, leaving quarter inch or more nail exposed when the wood gets hard or the surface i'm working on isn't nailed off enough to be solid. i clean it regularly and have also started having the battery challenges everybody is speaking of. is there something other than a good cleaning i need to do to get more power out of my framing nailer?
Yeah, plug a hose into it My buddy had one he rarely uses anymore because it would leave the head up a little bit he just got tired of it and when back to the hose.
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no more than i use it, i have no problem coming behind it with a hammer. it doesn't do it all the time but istill wish it had a little more juice.
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no more than i use it, i have no problem coming behind it with a hammer. it doesn't do it all the time but istill wish it had a little more juice.
Are you guys adjusting the head for sinking the nails? I rarely have that problem (sometimes do) and I am working with yellow pine?
I have been using it the last 3 days on my own remodel and have probably had 25 or so nails stay out.
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Ive just got a Hitachi NR90GC , basically the same as a Paslode, same nails cartridges etc and its great, drives 3 1/2 " nails deep into everything ive tried even toe nailing.
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i've played with it a little but i'll give it another try. i also just figured out that the head was loose on it! sure that wasn't helping things out any!
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i've played with it a little but i'll give it another try. i also just figured out that the head was loose on it! sure that wasn't helping things out any!

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I have one of the DeWalt cordless 16ga nailers and it's fantastic. Get yourself a 15 minutes charger and an extra battery and you'll never have a problem installing any kind of trim. The depth adjustment works well, jams are infrequent and easily fixed, and you never have to buy power cells. It is a large nailer, however, but how often do you need to cram it into small spaces?
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Unless you guys are just using them for quick, little jobs, I see no reason to use them. In my opinion, the air guns are just as fast, and are less prone to problems. We, however, use light weight hoses everywhere. They are green, and are a life saver, no heavy hoses to pull around.
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The quick little jobs are what we use them for. One of the DeWalts on each of the trucks. They can't in my opinion replace the air nailers, however they take up much less space in the truck box and make much more sense when you need to fire 20 nails as opossed to the time it takes for set up and break down of compressor and air nailers. We like them and have had no problems, they have'nt even jammed on us yet but then again we have only had them for a year or so and use is fairly infrequent.

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