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I'd start by checking to make sure that the contact trip wire is engaging the trigger. That would be the wire on the right side of the nailer (as it's facing away from you) that runs from the safety tip to the trigger housing. Some Porter Cable guns also have an adjustment knob above the trigger where the safety trip connects that will control how far the ...


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Unless you have a compressor valve shut on the air-line or no air in the tank it is probably the safety trigger on the nose of the gun. It needs to be depressed before you can squeeze the trigger to fire a nail. make sure you have a filter in-line with the air just before it enters the hose. Could be blockage in the hose. Try it with a different hose or ...


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The terms are all a bit muddled these days. But there's cordless/corded screw drivers, drills and impact drivers. Impact Drivers Impact drivers have a rotating hammering mechanism that can deliver momentary instantaneous impacts of torque to the workpiece, each larger than the recoil that you feel in your hand. They are appropriate for heavy duty ...


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The main difference to pay attention to is a drill vs. a driver. At the core, they are essentially the same in that they turn a bit. A driver, however, also has a clutch. That's the key difference. With a drill, you want continuous power on the drill bit. However, with a driver, you want continuous power up to a point at which point you want to stop the ...


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I use a power screw driver that is specifically designed for driving screws. It has the motor geared down to a slower speed than a normal electric drill so that it can deliver a lot more torque to the screw. It also has a clutch mechanism that allows a depth stopper to be attached and cuts off the drive to the bit when the depth is reached....really handy ...



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