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Offline joiner1970

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Re: Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #60 on: December 12, 2012, 01:58 AM »
A little bit more info for you...

My one is pre-production but pretty much what will be available. It came with a plastic nose cover for delicate work.

It has warning lights to the rear that tell you if it jams or there's a battery fault.

There's a lever on top that releases the firing pin if it sticks in the forward position. I have used the finish nailer for years and I know that sometimes sticks.

The batteries have lights to tell you the charge left.

One of the best bits I've found is that it has a bump fire mode. I pitched a roof the other day and compared this with a padlode and there was no competition. It works so fast and reliable .

It works down to minus 50.

Not too keen on the plastic rafter hook its not as big as the paslode one so won't hook over 2" timber.

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Offline joiner1970

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Re: Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #61 on: December 12, 2012, 05:44 PM »
Someone has posted a video of it on YouTube

 

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Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #62 on: December 12, 2012, 06:07 PM »
I can't wait to see how it handles engineered lumber and if they make a full offset head nail like Paslode has.  Some parts of the country do not allow the clipped head nails.

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Re: Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #63 on: December 12, 2012, 08:27 PM »
A little bit more info for you...

My one is pre-production but pretty much what will be available. It came with a plastic nose cover for delicate work.

It has warning lights to the rear that tell you if it jams or there's a battery fault.

There's a lever on top that releases the firing pin if it sticks in the forward position. I have used the finish nailer for years and I know that sometimes sticks.

The batteries have lights to tell you the charge left.

One of the best bits I've found is that it has a bump fire mode. I pitched a roof the other day and compared this with a padlode and there was no competition. It works so fast and reliable .

It works down to minus 50.

Not too keen on the plastic rafter hook its not as big as the paslode one so won't hook over 2" timber.

That seems a fatal design error for a heavy nailer that's used while climbing around rafters.  Possibly your evaluation feedback will result in a useful steel hook being designed for hanging on more than a tool belt.   [unsure]

Offline jmbfestool

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Re: Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #64 on: December 13, 2012, 08:54 AM »
Someone has posted a video of it on YouTube

 

Take it your name is biggsy1970 who commented on YouTube . But where is ur video lol  [tongue]
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Re: Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #65 on: December 13, 2012, 09:19 AM »
Lol I don't do videos ;D

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Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #66 on: December 13, 2012, 01:14 PM »
How wide is a 2" rafter in usa?

Offline Alan m

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Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #67 on: December 13, 2012, 01:38 PM »
what thickness are the timbers in pre fabed roof trusses
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Offline Dave Reinhold

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Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #68 on: December 13, 2012, 01:42 PM »
How wide is a 2" rafter in usa?

1-1/2"
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Offline joiner1970

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Re: Re: Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #69 on: December 13, 2012, 02:34 PM »
what thickness are the timbers in pre fabed roof trusses

38 mm if I remember rightly.

To be honest I might have to double check regards the hook but I'm pretty sure it didn't fit over the 47x150 rafters I was fitting last week.

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Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #70 on: December 13, 2012, 02:55 PM »
Sounds like designed in the US then to fit on their rafters

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Re: Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #71 on: December 14, 2012, 11:42 AM »
A little bit more info for you...

My one is pre-production but pretty much what will be available. It came with a plastic nose cover for delicate work.

It has warning lights to the rear that tell you if it jams or there's a battery fault.

There's a lever on top that releases the firing pin if it sticks in the forward position. I have used the finish nailer for years and I know that sometimes sticks.

The batteries have lights to tell you the charge left.

One of the best bits I've found is that it has a bump fire mode. I pitched a roof the other day and compared this with a padlode and there was no competition. It works so fast and reliable .

It works down to minus 50.
Not too keen on the plastic rafter hook its not as big as the paslode one so won't hook over 2" timber.


I don't work at minus 50!!!!
Greg Mann
Oakland, Michigan

Offline joiner1970

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Re: Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #72 on: December 14, 2012, 01:01 PM »
:D:D:D I don't either its been around -1 or -2 this last week here and that's bad enough.

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Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #73 on: March 30, 2013, 08:08 PM »
tried one at a recent show but found it heavy , bump mode was a plus but i bet the plastic slider handle on the magazine will not last long, although i must say testing it at a show is not the same as a two month stint , joiner 1970 how did you find it on the wrists on roofing for prolonged use ? did you try between joists for noggins as that looked a good feature and no smelly gas in confined areas unlike my paslodes .

Offline joiner1970

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Re: Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #74 on: March 31, 2013, 02:44 AM »
The weight has never bothered me you get used to it. It's just a much better tool than the usual nailers. No messing about like I used to have before, this thing works every time.

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Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #75 on: March 31, 2013, 06:37 AM »
thanks , maybe you will post again on the best feature of this nailer in your opinion , all round performance , number one for me would have to be build quality then relability finally the savings on gas , i would expect a lot of people out there have more nails than gas as i tend to do with out of date gas , all the best , green.

Offline jmbfestool

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Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #76 on: March 31, 2013, 06:45 AM »
thanks , maybe you will post again on the best feature of this nailer in your opinion , all round performance , number one for me would have to be build quality then relability finally the savings on gas , i would expect a lot of people out there have more nails than gas as i tend to do with out of date gas , all the best , green.


Main reason y most people have more nails than gas is because every time you press the gun in to fire but don't actually shoot a nail you have used a little bit of gas.

 This often happens because of yammed nail gun or you are just about to fire but then decide your not happy with the position of the timber so you let go to reposition and then you fire a nail.   Do this often enough you end up using a 3rd of the gas with out fireing a nail.

Also I believe manufactures have over rated how much nails each gas can can actually shoot
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Offline green fever

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Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #77 on: March 31, 2013, 07:54 AM »
yep you nailed it in one jmb, sorry for the pun !

Offline Peter-kenny

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Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #78 on: March 31, 2013, 06:59 PM »
Hey guys I have been using the beast the last while too and there no messing press and nail apart from the odd jam.. But I really like the bump shot good idea for nailing roof lats...

Offline joiner1970

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Re: Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #79 on: October 09, 2013, 03:50 PM »
UPDATE

just got an email from bostitch , they've jumped on the band wagon. Looks like they've gone in with dewalt as it looks like the same gun.

Have a look see what you think.

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Re: Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #80 on: October 09, 2013, 04:22 PM »
UPDATE

just got an email from bostitch , they've jumped on the band wagon. Looks like they've gone in with dewalt as it looks like the same gun.

Have a look see what you think.

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Offline joiner1970

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Re: Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #81 on: October 09, 2013, 04:26 PM »
Yeah I forgot that. I remember bostitch doing it before . They make exact same gas nailers that Hitachi sell. Guessing they make them for Hitachi

Offline Alan m

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Re: Amazing new tool coming soon
« Reply #82 on: October 09, 2013, 06:00 PM »
i bought one of the dewalt guns . its great. much beter than the paslode i used before
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