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The driver on my Stanley 18 ga. finish nailer( SB- 1664FN ) is not retracting sufficiently ( or at all )to cycle another nail forward. I have tried to keep the gun lubricated. I have gently pushed the driver up to allow a nail to come into the firing position. This nail will fire, but then the problem reoccurs. I was hoping it was a one time problem, but it isn't. Is this a repair I can do?

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18 guage nailer has a very thin driver and plastic cylinder which bends or breaks easily. Remove the head noting all the parts in the head and remove the piston which should be at the top of the cylinder. Check for broken or bent shaft. Most likely broken and jammed in cylinder. Parts are not expensive. Check for diagram and parts

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The flooring is it engineered or solid? Specific engineered can be nailed with this gun. Using hte white plate that came in the bag, Its a thicker plate than the gun, and a BOSTITCH 108771, metal shim that installs inside the gun. This will allow 5/8" thick, Owens, Aswaha bay, etc 5/8" thick, with a heavy wearlayer to be installed with this nailer. Any thinner wear layer will become a problem

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wrong gauge nails or wrong head type nails check that the magazine is not loose

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go to and it sounds like the driver broke. you will need the exact model number for the replacement part. Let me know if you need more help

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The magazine on the TR250 has a recess on one side as well as a relief at the top where the driver pushes them through the opening. Load the brads/nails on that side of the magazine and it should operate properly. AS A REMINDER: ALWAYS REMOVE NAILS/STAPLES/BRADS WHEN NOT IN USE AS THIS WILL WEAKEN THE SPRING AND CAUSE FEED PROBLEMS IN THE FUTURE.

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