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DeWalt d51822 framing nailer, shoots 2 nails at once 1 in 5 times

I just received a reconditioned DeWalt D51822 framing nailer and i bought 3" nails 2 3/8" galvy nails. The 3" work fine, the 2 3/8" shoots out 2 nails at once every 4th or 5th time i pull the trigger. The nail manufacturer is POSI - SET which i bought not at a discount retail store, but at a bona fide contractors supply store.

Are there certain manufacture's nails that work better than others or should all the 31 to 34 degree, clipped head, paper sheathed nail work?
-ralph

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  • jetti Jun 04, 2009

    The 2 3/8" nail diameter is .113" which is in accordance with the DeWalt manual. The 3" nails are longer with a slightly bigger head and have a slightly bigger diameter of .120" also in accordance with the manual.

    I had heard from a friend, that he believes that some nail guns just work better with certain manufacturer's nails, but i can't confirm that information on the web.

    I am hoping someone at Fixya can help :)

  • Dean
    Dean May 11, 2010

    Are the shorter 2-3/8" nails the same diameter as the 3" nails?

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I worked at at tool rental center while attending college and learned from the old tool masters about nails and nailers. Rental stores have many different brands of nailers to rent and customers would bring their own nails of all brands. You will notice on the case/box that your nails will /should work on many other brands however the degree or angle of the nails is not always exacly as stated on the box. You should check with protractor the exact angle of your nails and also check the exact angle of the nailer. Use straight edge on travel path of the piston and another on guide rails to check angle of the gun. You will discover that all is not as stated as in a perfect world. If the angle is off slightly, the head of the second nail will get into the path of the driver. This happens mostly with clip head because the nail heads are so close together. The full round head is spaced further apart with less jamming. If angle is off slightly, take a look at other brands of nails with protractor in hand, the angle will be different slightly or choose a slightly thicker nail. Look for the nails to fit with bottom of nail hitting the barrel first. This will move the head of the nail slightly away from the center line. Finally do not release pusher with force as this will jamb nails closer together. Good Luck!?

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