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When I bought my mastercraft framing nailer i didn't have any immediate need for it but it was a good price so i bought it anyway. I have no idea how long that was but i need it now to build my shed. Seems I have misplaced the owners manual which , most likely also has the original sales receipt. I mention this because the tool has a 3 year warranty but i can't prove when i bought it. The problem is that after i fired up the compressor, oiled the tool and shot a practice nail which fired perfectly into the scrap wood i have been unable toget a second nail to fire. Great buy! One freakin nail for my $100. without a manual and an exploded view i don't know where to begin with the fix. Can anyone out there describe what my problem is? this is essentially a brand new nailer

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Remove air line and nails, push driver up to top with a long screwdriver or any tool that fits.hold back feeder a bit to allow for dry firing and continue doing this untill driver is free enough to work on its own. You man need to replace some orings because they swell over time (oring on driver too tight). If driver does not feel too tight in cylinder then check valve bad. Check valve is a bond or oring in the cylinder covering a ring of holes. Good luck and post again if you have more questions.

Posted on Sep 10, 2010

  • rschem Aug 19, 2011

    I just had the same problem. Someone said to spray penetrating oil on this driver,which I did. I also talked to my charprenter brother and he said to turn up the air compressor to 110psi, which I did ,l it now fires like a charm.



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