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Nail Gun Problem

Is there a way to prevent accidentally firing a nail?

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No nail gun professional or not should fire a nail when the trigger is pulled. They all require the safety being depressed and then the trigger engaged. Some are set for bump firing but even so the safety if properly operating still needs to make contact with the work. Has someone bypassed the safety? also when transporting NEVER keep your finger on the trigger.

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Professional-grade varieties are automatic, and fire a nail directly upon pulling the trigger. A semi-automatic nail gun is more appropriate for beginners, since it requires a two step process: pull the trigger and then tap the barrel against the wood. This safety feature protects the user from accidentally firing a nail gun and injuring himself or others.

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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SOURCE: i have the above dewalt gun just its battery powered, and it doesnt fire the nails

if the nailer is for 18 guage nail use 18 gauge nail if not 16 guage will jam. if it is not the problem is the profile return asyy may jam in side.

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SOURCE: air never stops coming out of gun nail,and gun doesn't sink nails

strip and clean the gun ,you will find that replaceing the seals will help no end
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SOURCE: Dewalt cordless nail gun fires but doesn't seem to

Try another brand of nails -- maybe your gun doesn't like those. Also, blow any dirt out of the nail magazine.

Posted on Nov 25, 2009

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