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JAPEE 12-12-2011 06:23 PM

japee
 
I have a Craftsman Finish nailer 16 guage, model#315.18314 that sets the nails too deep. I don't see any adjustments on it. I reduced the air pressure and that did not help. What can I do to fix the problem or do I have to live with it. Thank you.

titanoman 12-12-2011 06:25 PM

Reduce the pressure more?

JAPEE 12-12-2011 06:30 PM

I reduced the pressures to the point that it wud not work at all and I kept increasing the pressure until it finally operated and the nail went almost thru the piece. That doesn't help.

titanoman 12-12-2011 06:33 PM

Is it supposed to have a rubber-tipped safety and the rubber is missing by any chance?

JAPEE 12-12-2011 06:46 PM

The rubber foot is in place and looks to be in good condition.

JAPEE 12-13-2011 08:19 PM

Craftsman 16GA Finish Nailer
 
Does anyone have any idea what's wrong with the Nailer?

jlmran 12-13-2011 09:02 PM

Too soft of material? What is the material receiving the nail?

titanoman 12-13-2011 09:07 PM

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Originally Posted by jlmran (Post 793469)
Too soft of material? What is the material receiving the nail?

I was going to be a smart a** and tell him to use harder wood but I held back.

Ron6519 12-14-2011 08:33 AM

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Originally Posted by JAPEE (Post 792367)
I have a Craftsman Finish nailer 16 guage, model#315.18314 that sets the nails too deep. I don't see any adjustments on it. I reduced the air pressure and that did not help. What can I do to fix the problem or do I have to live with it. Thank you.

If you don't have the manual, try to get one from the Sears website. Odd that it has no depth adjustment.

titanoman 12-14-2011 10:43 AM

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Originally Posted by Ron6519 (Post 793741)
If you don't have the manual, try to get one from the Sears website. Odd that it has no depth adjustment.

They never have depth adjustments, at least Senco or Bosch. The depth is usually controlled by air pressure. I forgot to ask him if he put any gun oil in it then try it with the pressure reduced. They really act up when they get dry.

JAPEE 12-14-2011 12:49 PM

Golf Player
 
I put a couple or more drops of oil in it every time before I use it. Maybe it has seen its best days and I should get another one. Thanks everybody.

Bud Cline 12-14-2011 01:44 PM

Still not going to tell anyone what material you are shooting the fasteners into huh?:)

titanoman 12-14-2011 01:53 PM

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Originally Posted by Bud Cline (Post 793933)
Still not going to tell anyone what material you are shooting the fasteners into huh?:)

Balsa wood maybe?

Bud Cline 12-14-2011 01:57 PM

I always love a good mystery.

oh'mike 12-14-2011 02:47 PM

Japee---this is an open forum-----some joking is going to happen---(********* * *******)

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