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I am using 2-1/2" nails thin ribbed coated common nails. The nails go in about 1-7/8" and bend over always in the same direction. I recieved this gun from a friend and am not sure it is working properly. Before I buy other nails I want ot be sure it is.

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More than likely your piston/driver is broken at the tip. Remove the head and push the piston all the way down. It should extend out the bottom about a quarter of an inch. If you need a replacement go to www.toolpartsdirect.com. If the driver is just worn at the tip, grind off just a small amount to make it square and install a new piston seal. Good luck and post again is you have more questions.

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