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Old 12-06-2018, 06:22 PM   #1
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No,worse than useless.

Still on first box of nails.

Gets cold - at all - wont fire.

Warm it up - go back outside - maybe 6 shots and it craps out again.

Use it inside - fkn POS cant even consistently set shoe molding.

I said shoe molding ! Nails standing proud ! FFS

And heavy? My God, its weights more than my old antique Paslode framer.
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No,worse than useless.

Still on first box of nails.

Gets cold - at all - wont fire.

Warm it up - go back outside - maybe 6 shots and it craps out again.

Use it inside - fkn POS cant even consistently set shoe molding.

I said shoe molding ! Nails standing proud ! FFS

And heavy? My God, its weights more than my old antique Paslode framer.
They’re all junk. I have the hitachi’s. I had a dewalt. Junk junk junk.


The Hitachi’s are now going for like $200 for the kit with battery and charger.

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Theyíre all junk. I have the hitachiís. I had a dewalt. Junk junk junk.


The Hitachiís are now going for like $200 for the kit with battery and charger.
I hope not I just got a dewalt 18ga. haha

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I hope not I just got a dewalt 18ga. haha

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My employee has been using mine instead of air for about 2500' of trim. 18 gauge one. It looks different than yours. No issues aside from the weight. Also using Milwaukee 15 GA for the same job. Also heavy as hell but very convenient to just hang on belt and work.
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I have that gun and it's fine for occasional use. Try putting a bigger battery on it.
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I have one and it works great so i got the pin nailer also
Heavy but not heavier than the old dewalt I gave away
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Well, it is a Ryobi.

I made the mistake of buying a couple Ridgid products. Not honest-to-goodness Ridgid plumbing tools, I mean HD Ridgid crap.

Should have just set my fvxxing money on fire.
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Well, it is a Ryobi.

I made the mistake of buying a couple Ridgid products. Not honest-to-goodness Ridgid plumbing tools, I mean HD Ridgid crap.

Should have just set my fvxxing money on fire.
I felt the same about the drill and batteries. one year of use then trashed.

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I bought the ryobi caulk gun. It broke. I probably got less than two cases out of it. Caulk guns don’t like me, I get 30 tubes max out of any caulk gun before it breaks. Quart or 10 oz.. I don’t buy the cheap guns either.
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I love my little Grex gas finisher. However I will never be able to vouch for it when it's real cold.


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No,worse than useless.

Still on first box of nails.

Gets cold - at all - wont fire.

Warm it up - go back outside - maybe 6 shots and it craps out again.

Use it inside - fkn POS cant even consistently set shoe molding.

I said shoe molding ! Nails standing proud ! FFS

And heavy? My God, its weights more than my old antique Paslode framer.
Going through the same thing with my new Makita.

Sensor problem according to the guy at the service center.
taking it back tomorrow...again.
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I have that gun and it's fine for occasional use. Try putting a bigger battery on it.
No and HELL NO !
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I've been using my Ryobi Narrow crown stapler for a year now. But when weather got cold a couple of weeks ago, and it stayed outside overnight in the gang box, I learned that nope, they definitely don't work when it's cold. Was only like 40 degrees too. Did get down to mid 20s at night though.
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I bring all the lithium batteries in. I left a jump pack in the car, and it was worthless until it warmed up for quite awhile. NiCad works fine, but they just don't have power density.
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My dewalt battery nailer worked just fine.
I usually park inside so hadn't had that perspective on my cordless tools in a while.



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Not that I know of.


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Just looked, they have a pinner coming. How's your gun work after it's been sitting for a few weeks? Fires right up?
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Just looked, they have a pinner coming. How's your gun work after it's been sitting for a few weeks? Fires right up?


Yep so far. The only nuance is I'm left handed and I keep hitting the latch button for the gas cartridge. But it's not too bad.


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