Question about Stanley Bostitch FN16250K - 2 16 - Gauge Magnesium Straight Finish Nailer

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I purchased a new FN16250K-2 finish nailer today. I loaded it w/

16 g 1 1/4" finishing nails & connected the nailer to my compressor. I followed the minimal instructions & pulled the trigger (sequential) but it did not fire. There was no nail, no air, no nothing! I repeated the procedure many times w/ the same result. It seems as if there is no connection between the compressor & the nail gun. I am not an expert but I have used pneumatic nail guns before & have never had this experience. HELP!

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It can be confusing these days knowing exactly how each nailer works. For example your nailer has three different triggers available that will function differently. The black trigger is the contact trigger that will fire a nail every time the safety hits the work or (bump fire with trigger held); with the grey trigger one must depress the safety foot against the work first ~ then squeeze trigger. To fire again you must release the trigger withdraw the gun ~ re-depress the safety and squeeze the trigger to fire again. A third black trigger is available that will fire the gun with mechanical arm for production work. You can test the gun for defect by disconnecting air, removing the nails, remove the trigger retainer pin, remove the trigger. Then connect air and press the gun against wood and press the trigger pin with your finger. Not good to dry fire these guns; thats why it is necessary to place gun against wood to absorbe energy. If the gun does not fire return for exchange. Good Luck

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  • John Trevino Jan 27, 2009

    Just wondering if you tested the gun for factory defect using the test mentioned above or status of your situation. Thanks

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