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  1. Tools
    I rebuild framing nailers that I buy non-working for salvage. I had a recent run of bad luck with two Porter-Cable FR350B's. The photo shows the issue. For the first one I hammered the driver back into the gun, but it offered high resistance and only went half way. The nail remnant just slid...
  2. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hi Guys, im new to doing some DIY work. I want to build a timber fence using treated pine. I was wondering if I could use a 18g brad nailer to do the job. I also have to nail the floor skirtings and so I do not want to invest by buying 2 nail guns. Hence I would like to receive any suggestions...
  3. Roofing/Siding
    Hi, This is my first post to this forum, but I've been lurking here and on the contractor one for a while, and I'd like to preface my question with a really sincere, "thank you," to the community here in general. That being said, here goes: My wife and I bought our two story fiber cement...
  4. Carpentry
    I’m a newbie who’s thinking about replacing the baseboards and quarter-round in my condo. Can I ask for advice on two points? First: Wood baseboards or polyurethane? I’ve heard good things about poly, but don’t know much. Second: What tool to use for nailing? I’m not confident that I’d get...
  5. Carpentry
    I'm going to be installing some wainscoting and crown molding in a room and am a beginner so I probably won't be using the nail gun a whole lot. So I'm hopefully going to keep the nail gun price under $150. Below are three nail guns I was thinking about getting. I'm not sure what gauge I...
  6. Building & Construction
    My cousin already has a 4 gallon air compressor that runs 2.8 SCFM at 90 psi. http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/...a#.UTOTRBy1k60 Will that be ok to use with; http://www.harborfreight.com/air-too...html?hftref=cj
  7. Building & Construction
    http://menards.com/main/tools-hardware/power-tools/compressors-and-pneumatic-tools/nailers-staplers/surebonder-offset-round-clipped-head-3-1-2-framing-nailer/p-1796004-c-12912.htm Would this nail gun be sufficient for framing my basement walls? I plan on using 10d 6.35cm framing nails and...
  8. Tools
    I was thinking about buying a nail gun to hook up to my air compressor for small projects around the house. I was thinking about buying a "Hitachi NT50AE2 18-Gauge 5/8-Inch to 2-Inch Brad Nailer" since it seems to have good reviews and is relatively cheap. Would this nail gun work for building...
  9. Carpentry
    What causes nail gun to bend nails?
  10. Carpentry
    i just ripped some linoleum in my utility area where i plan to move my boiler and water heater alcove. much to my pleasant surprise and hope that's what's hiding below ugly carpet in the rest of the 1st floor, i found beautiful dark hardwood that i estimate to be as old as the house (101 yrs)...
  11. General DIY Discussions
    Does anybody know of a nail gun - finish nailing for around the house - that is actually made in the USA? I want to buy American. I appreciate your help. SRAY100
  12. Carpentry
    I am a weekend warrior who will be hanging crown molding throughout his house. I have already done one rook with the old hammer and nails and think I should invest in a nail gun and would like some advice on whether a 16 gauge will do the trick or if I need a 15. I will be using Ultralight...
  13. General DIY Discussions
    I am putting siding on the project house and have noticed a very annoying/ frustrated thing about the nails.... well more specifically the plastic stuff that keeps the nail magazine together for easy loading into my Dewalt Framing Nail gun (Siding requires galvanized nails 3"). Almost every...
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