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Old 01-12-2018, 06:13 AM  
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Default Brand new finish nailer won't fire

Makes noise, doesn't fire. Followed all instructions. Using nails that were included.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/tqf0e8j2pe...0659a.mp4?dl=0

Ryobi 15 ga angled finish nailer. Using the 2" nails that came with the gun.



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Make sure the battery is fully charged and that the depth gauge is not set at one of its limits, unload and squirt some WD on the track, try on a scrap piece.

If nothing works, return to Home Desperado and buy a Ridgid or Milwaukee.

The video is of a finish nailer, here is an "angled" finish nailer; https://www.homedepot.com/p/Ryobi-18...P330/205792768


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Make sure the battery is fully charged and that the depth gauge is not set at one of its limits, unload and squirt some WD on the track, try on a scrap piece.

If nothing works, return to Home Desperado and buy a Ridgid or Milwaukee.

The video is of a finish nailer, here is an "angled" finish nailer; https://www.homedepot.com/p/Ryobi-18...P330/205792768
Do you recommend getting a battery powered one? Or a pneumatic?
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If pneumatic, it may just need some oil.
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If pneumatic, it may just need some oil.
It's battery. But I will try that.
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I will get that action if a nail has come lose, and is now stuck in the ejection port. Make sure you don't have a "hanger", that is causing the following nails to stop from advancing.
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If pneumatic, it may just need some oil.
It's brand new.
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Do you recommend getting a battery powered one? Or a pneumatic?
I have all three. Pneumatic requires a compressor, hoses and power. The gas require a battery and fuel cells. The impulse, which you have, only require a battery.

The convenience is the mobility.

By the way, Ryobi is rated higher than the Milwaukee for the battery charge vs nail use.
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I have all three. Pneumatic requires a compressor, hoses and power. The gas require a battery and fuel cells. The impulse, which you have, only require a battery.

The convenience is the mobility.

By the way, Ryobi is rated higher than the Milwaukee for the battery charge vs nail use.
Battery seems like the way to go if I can get it working.
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And a couple extra batteries.


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