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I have a ridgid brad nailer. I am running about 100 psi. It will not fire. I hear it try, meaning the I hear air coming out, but not a fire. I tried my other gun ridgid finishing nailer and it is doing the same. It worked before. any ideas

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  • steve_meckle Dec 29, 2008

    Thanks. Believe it or not, it turned out to be the "air hose/couplings" Funny, I could inflate tires and blow dust with the "faulty hose/couplings" and compressor set up, but somehow, I guess the hose/couplings was not putting out enough to run the nailer.

    Luckily I had spare hose and couplings and the gun fired. I knew it could not be the gun, meaning what are the odds of 2 guns going out at once. I think I might go back and replace the couplings on the other hose to to know for sure if it is the hose or not. Things are working great, thanks for replying.


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Insert a open fitting adapter into the connection end and make sure you are getting a good air flow with open ended connector hold away from face and eyes while doing test and be sure the fitting is well seated into coupler before releasing . let me know result

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    Allen Neal Dec 31, 2008

    good so i was on it


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