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New safeties on nailers have to push set safety than pull trigger no more just hold trigger and bump shoot nails

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DOUBLEFIRINF AND JAMMING. DONT HAVE A MANUEL SO NEED TO KNOW WHAT NAIL TO USE AND THE ANGLE


Double fire is usually caused by trying to use a bump fire trigger system as single fire (place on work then pull trigger). If however the gun double fires when bump firing, replace the trigger valve. Some nailers have the ability to select bump or single fire. The selector for bump or single fire is usually on the trigger or just above or below the safety actuator. Other brands offer different triggers available as a part number.
When trying to determine what nail to use, look for the model number of the nailer. Letters associated with the model number will give you a clue. Example; the letters RN in the model number indicates Round head Nail. The angle of the nail is easy to determine. Just measure the angle formed by the path of the driver and any straight line of the rails.

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Try ez test to check for proper operation. Remove nails and air supply, point nose of gun up then down again. The driver should not move from the top of cylinder position. If driver is moving up then down replace the driver oring. If driver oring seems ok then connect air supply and bump fire the nailer without nails against soft wood and door open so that you can see the driver and feeder moving. Bump fire the gun and make sure that the driver is moving all the way back up to top of cylinder and the feeder is moving rapidly back and forward. If movement seems ok then hold the nose down on soft wood and depress and hold the trigger. This will fire the gun but driver will stay at the bottom position and not return until you release the trigger or lift the gun. When holding the gun with the driver down position, no air should leak out the top or bottom of the gun. If air leaks out bottom, replace lower bumper, if air leaks out the top replace the upper bumper. Good luck

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Hi Ray,
2 Quick questions.

1. When you say that the nails are firing in pairs, are you "Bump Firing" the tool? (That's to say you hold the trigger down and then bump the tool onto the timber)

2. Is this a method that you're well used to doing?

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Its all about power. If you have air pressure and its the right nail it will shoot. If its oak or maple nope it most likely cant drive it up. If your pressure switch has a 90-120 spread, it will work at 120 and fail at 90. You sometimes can good results by bumping it up 5# or so without the pop off loosing its cool.

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Assuming that you are using the correct nails. This will usually happen if you have bump-fire trigger and are trying to place the gun on the work then pull trigger. Replace the safety spring if weak and bump-fire only (spring should be very firm). If you have single fire trigger, replace the trigger and the trigger valve for good operation. If you have always been bump-firing and now double firing, replace the safety spring and trigger orings. Good luck

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Worn trigger valve orings will cause gun to fire twice, and /or attempting to single fire nail with bump-fire trigger. Easy test, look closely at firing pin under trigger. It should fit snuggly an not move from side to side in valve. If loose, replace valve. If your nailer has bump-fire trigger, do no attempt to place gun then fire one shot because the gun will most likely double fire. Good luck.

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The link below is where you can download the owners manual. The link is on that page near the top right hand side under the area marked downloads. Page 5 will show you were the switch is located that switches the tool from sequential fire to bump fire.

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New user will jam the gun/ nails because gun was most likely not bump fired. Placing the gun then depressing trigger will usually cause double fire in the hands of new user. New user should practice on scrap lumber bump firing at many angles till they get the idea; or give them a training period with a nailer that has a single shot trigger (they may develop bad habits with single shot however).

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Nail jamming is caused when the driver is able to hit two nails with one stroke. This usually happens on nailers that use nail strips with no spacing between nails. If the driver is damaged, it may be able to hit part of the second nail. If the wrong nail is used and two nail heads are in the path of the driver then jam. On nailers using nailstrip with space between nails, it is much harder for driver to hit two nails. Most jamming, however is caused by the nailer actually firing twice in very rapid succession. this type of jam is caused by faulty firing mech. (safety foot or bump fire system) , faulty/worn trigger valve or worn orings in the headvalve .

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Nail gun shoots 2-3 nails, not one. last week 2 of them hit me in the thumb. has been doing this for years. I have put up with it because I did not know what to do about it.


Most nailers work better by bump firing the gun. Less likely to double fire. This is a common problem amoung brands. If you place nailer on work then trigger, you may/will have problems as you describe. There is usually an option of triggers or builtin method of single firing the gun. With single fire trigger, you can place gun on work and fire. The will not reset for next round untill you let go of trigger and lift gun off the work. If your gun is double firing even with bump method, then replace the trigger valve.

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