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Oops, I didn't know

02-11-2011 05:20 AM by davidroberts | 5 comments »

So I promised to cut some one foot diameter circles out of hardboard for my kids school project. I needed to make a circle cutting jig to use on the bandsaw. Something quick, nothing fancy, a one time use jig. I just needed to hold a couple of stops on the underside so I pulled out my 18 gauge brad nailer. Easy peasy. But wait, what happens to a nail gun that has been sitting in a garage at between 30F to 40F for the past few days. Well mine started leaking air after about 5 shots. So a coincidence, right? I then pulled out my 15 gauge finish nailer and got 3 shots off before it started leaking air. The 18 gauge will still shoot brads but the 15 gauge is toast. I’ll need to...

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