Remodeling Tips and Reviews

Unjamming a nail from a Framing Nail Gun

Unjamming a nail from a Framing Nail Gun

Your firing those framing nails in fast and furious, thinking to yourself this is going to be a fast easy job. Then, without warning, the nail stops short, hitting a knot or it’s just bad karma. Either way, your screwed, or nailed in this case. Now you have a large framing gun stuck to the side of some stud or beam and you are ticked and befuddled at the...

How to repair a Paslode Framing Nail Gun CF325

How to repair a Paslode Framing Nail Gun CF325

One very common problem with nail guns is maintenance. Much like a car or other mechanical equipment framing nail guns need to be maintained on regular based. If you are using them constantly I recommend doing a cleaning and if the unit is losing power you will need to change out the rubber O- rings. Paslode’s cleaning manual is located here. The video...

How to use a Finish Nail Gun

If you’re in the trade knowing how to use a nail comes second nature, but for the do it yourself home owner, learning how to use nail guns can be daunting. When you buy a nail gun, the first thing you need to do is attach the air supply nipple into the back of gun where there is a threaded hole. These should come with your nail gun and already have teflon...