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Sparks from nailer

Every time I pull the trigger I get lots of sparks shooting from the place where the hammer strikes the nail. The gun is brand new.......

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Do not worry.This is quite normal. It is the metal driver hitting the head of the nail.There are no electrical components in a pneumatic nail gun so this is pure metal-on-metal strike sparks. You may find it is more visible on certain nails than on others. But do not worry. It is normal. You may find the sparks reduce after time as the driver wears a little or takes on a certain shape.

All sounds normal though. Do not worry :)

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