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HKer

07:28AM | 12/26/02
Member Since: 12/25/02
2 lifetime posts
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I have been remodeling our house, and doing almost everything by hand. For Christmas I was given a Porter Cable air compressor and finish nailer kit.

Most of the work that I will be doing with the nailer will be baseboard trim and door casings. Is the 16 gauge finish nailer that came with it fine for this, or should I buy I brad nailer?

Also the kit came with a role of Teflon joint tape, I assume that this is meant to be wrapped around threads of the hose but just wanted to make sure before I do anything since the owners manual did not say anything.

Thanks for the help.

joed

02:32AM | 12/27/02
Member Since: 09/17/02
526 lifetime posts
You have the correct nailer. A brad nailer only goes up to 1-1/4 nails. This is too short for trim work.

mini me

04:17AM | 12/27/02
Member Since: 12/09/02
66 lifetime posts
actually there are 18 guage brad nailers that will shoot upt to a 2" nail...but the 2 1/2" 16 guage nailer you received is the right gun for putting up your trim...

as for the teflon tape you're on the right track...you'll want to wrap it around the threads of each of your connections the help keep everything air tight...

one last thing...how do I get on this person's christmas list???

programmergeek

09:45AM | 01/03/03
portor cable has a naler that does 3/4" to 2.5 " I have it. It is the best most versitle naler I have

Bostitchnailguns

05:52AM | 02/21/05
Member Since: 02/20/05
1 lifetime posts
Bostitch makes the tool that you are looking for also. you can find it at www.bostitchnailguns.com

www.bostitchnailguns.com:Distributor of bostitch industrial fastener tools, bostitch nail guns, and bostitch nail gun parts. Full line of bostitch tools, Bostitch nails, and construction fasteners. Specialty fasteners such as automotive fastener also available.
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