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Old 11-15-2012, 08:33 PM   #16
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Setting the staples or cleats to deep causes dimpling---adjust the base plate thickness so the staple is not set to deep and pulls the flooring down in the area of the fastener.

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Old 11-15-2012, 09:01 PM   #17
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The cleats need to be set right , If they are too high they will be an obstruction to the next row of wood , Too deep will dimple , What can effect it is ...... If your try lowering the pressure regulator on the compressor tooooo MUUUUCH Then you will deplete the constant pressure and the staple will stick up more the faster you nail and use the volume , If the pressure is what the nail gun said to run it on. then the nail gun will be likely to function better and give a constant ,correct depth, and the volume will not be likely to fluxuate and cause the first few nails to be right, then gradually the heads will stick up as the pressure lowers , Basically back to the same original directions ... Shim the plate so the nails set properly at the proper pressure ,
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too high, some manufacturers actually can tell you where you want your psi. (and recomended fasteners)
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I would also suggest cleats. For the molding the manufacturer should make moldings that will work in your doorways. Quarter round will generally work by doors like this.

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