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try a little air oil in th inlet hose . they (seals) do dry out

Craftsman Air... | 44 views | 0 helpful votes

I'm no expert, but it sounds like maybe too much oil was put in? Maybe a seal is failing and allowing oil out?
Are you talking about the filter for the compressed air, or the motor? It sounds like the latter.

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Use Bostitch sb32 oil or another pneumolube and this is an example option to use an oil nebulizer between the compressor and most mechanical airtools.


Stanley Bostitch... | 27 views | 1 helpful votes

yes, it is best to. That is too heavy for a double pole switch. Have you checked you have three incoming phases? Most homes only have two.

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Sorry, about the open statement
but, I don't have enough information and without an Amp meter... Here goes;

Is your extension cord getting the least bit warm?

Try a #12AGW 15 foot extension cord, look at the AGW (Wire thickness) and distance Plug to power Box.

There is an important item
missing in the Manual

1) How much current draw,
At 50 feet?

Lots of Power factors to think about with Electric motor driven compressors;
For a 2hp electric Motor ya need
1500watts of power
Watts law and OHMS law states; 1500W/120V=12.5Amps plus the Starter circuit Amperage (what ever that is) is way more for a compressor, well over 20amps all added up, by the time you reach the end of your 50 foot #18AGW extension cord Plus the distance to your Power Box; all adds up resistance/OHMs which lowers the Voltage which increases the Amperage as your extension cord gets HOTTER.

Breakers are made to take some time to heat up and then trip.

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ok, open the magazine and see if the pusher is working when you have nails in it, it should slide back as you close it, if not your spring is shot. if it does then you will have to take the two screws in the front out, they should be 3mm alan head, that will remove the nose plate, but why your doing this is because they jam easily and parts go into the track and don't allow the nails to scoot ahead.

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Google (binks)(33-576)(manual) without parens OR order directly from Binks.

Binks Air Tools... | 24 views | 0 helpful votes

priority on Pos9 , 12 clean and lubricate it with sillicon grease , beware on several discontinued spare parts or even changed partnumbers.

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Contact Porter Cable directly and request an assembly diagram for your model. Note: 150 psi red compressor is not a model.

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The relief valve is stuck open. Tap the side of it with a plastic side of a screwdriver and it should close. Needs cleaned probably.

Air Tools &... | 39 views | 1 helpful votes

Check for correct air pressure, released safety interlock, no jammed nails, correctly lubricate the drive mechanism.

Senco Air Tools... | 38 views | 1 helpful votes

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