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I have a Dewalt DC608 which is firing brad nails but not sinking them right in. I guess I need to replace the bands and/or Grommet. I need help with step by step instructions please

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    Terry Oct 23, 2019

    This model was recalled years ago due to safety issues.
    https://www.dewalt.com/support/safety-no...

    Manual mentions low battery and other issues that might cause your issues.
    https://www.manualslib.com/manual/111065...

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I’m not trying to be a wise guy but the regulator has an adjustment on the bottom

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SOURCE: installing brad nails

Pull the clip in the loader slot. Insert staples point side down. Slide loaded loader clip into place till you hear a click. You are now ready to staple! Enjoy, and make sure to staple the dog somewhere funny.

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SOURCE: how do I load nails in Stanley powershot staple/brad nails

you can try and go to Stanleytools.com and get to their knowledge base of FAQ or they have a direct way to contact the company for the information you need. I was on their site and have seen better to help the end user.

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SOURCE: brad nailer not firing nail...can hear brief air noise upon pulling the trigger

Porter cable makes a number of brad nailers (18 gauge) that very quickly suffer from the problem that you are having. You did not mention the model number of your gun but if it is one of these, (bn125a, bn200a, ns100a) kit # 60061 will fix the problem. It costs between 25 and 30 dollars. Google that part number or order from www.dewalt.com. Dewalt owns the porter cable brand. Before you order the kit, check that the driver blade is not bent and stuck. The driver should travel freely down the cylinder. When you install parts, use Danco silicone grease to lube (availabel at Lowes in the plumbing department) If your model # is different from those mentioned above, please email me and I will recommend a repair.

Posted on Apr 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Bostitch nail gun loss of pressure, won't fire nail

Hello. I can help you. The nail gun you have uses 18 gauge brads. I would use only original Bostitch 18 gauge.

The one MM of difference you mention is the reason why you do not have the pressure you did have. Get rid of those 31MM brads and get the 18 gauge. Home Depot carries the Bostitch line. I would go there or to homedepot.com

Posted on May 20, 2009

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SOURCE: nail gun wont fire

First - the air pressure has to be high enough - check the regulator on the tank to make sure it is delivering in excess of 60-70 psi (which I am sure you have already done).

If you have dry fired these guns (i.e. shot them off with no nails in them while you were lubricating them maybe) the mechanism inside could be damaged. I had that happen to one of my nailers (same brand). That was when I learned not to dry fire them...

Since both of them are not working though I would be more inclined to look at the air supply first.


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