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Paslode Impulse IM65 F16 Nailer's fan operation during normal use

Will the fan on a Paslode Impulse IM65 F16 Nail gun spin (whir) when the nail gun's firing muzzle is pressed against the surface to be nailed, if there is no fuel cell installed? In other words, does ...
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Proper tool for installing engineered wood flooring

Lauzon 3 1/4 planks, tongue-and-groove. To clarify, it's the stuff with 1/8" real wood on top. Over OSB sub-floor. This is all new construction. About 500 sf right now, but another 500 sf about 6 ...
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Protect trim finish during installation

When using a nail gun to install freshly stained and finished trim, i want to make sure i don't damage the finish. In concerned that pressing the nail gun up against the surface will cause marks. ...
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What to do when measuring voltage on nails in the wall?

A while ago, I hammered some nails into a wall trough which wires are running (taking care not to hit any wire). But when I use a multimeter to measure the voltage between the nail and some other ...
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My DA250C porter cable nailer wont fire suddenly. It just releases a bit of air?

Porter Cable DA250C 15 gage finish nail nearly new just stopped firing? Just releases a bit of air.
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What are the advantages of a 21° v 30° framing nailer?

I've been borrowing my father-in-law's Passlode cordless framing nailer for years decades. It has served very well, but it's on its last legs now (after several trips to the repair depot), so I'm ...
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How can I flatten a warped board on a picnic table?

As seen in picture, one of the pieces of wood is sticking up. The top panels are secured by nails that go through the perpendicular supports. I tried hammer the top of this wood panel back into the ...
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Framers installed shear walls, seismic hardware, and the entire roof with the wrong nails. What now?

I hired a framing crew to frame a new home in Anchorage, Alaska. When they were done I found that most of the nailing on the shear panels and seismic hardware was done incorrectly. Many of the shear ...
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