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Forum topic by Beginningwoodworker posted 12-04-2009 03:29 AM 1113 views 0 times favorited 14 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Beginningwoodworker

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12-04-2009 03:29 AM

I pick me up a DeWalt D51256 Factory Reconditioned 16-Gauge Finish Nailer from Tool King.com for $69.99 plus $9.99 shipping. it looks like a great nailer, but I need to get a fitting for the hose do you guys know which one to buy.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker


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SnowyRiver

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#1 posted 12-04-2009 03:39 AM

It would depend on what size fitting you have on your air hose. The most common one for the tool is the 1/4 inch NPT.

The fitting should allow the air to escape from the tool once you remove the hose.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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patron

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#2 posted 12-04-2009 03:41 AM

good buy , charles .

looks like you are going down that list we made ,
one by one !

get the same fitting that is on the male end of the hose .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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EaglewoodsPres

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#3 posted 12-04-2009 03:53 AM

Most standard air tools have a 1/4 inch NPT setup. From the looks of the picture you need a male fitting. The other end depends on your air hoses. Most hoses are type N/M. Home depot sells these fittings for around 3.00 in my neck of the woods. Let us know how it works. That is a good price on that tool.

-- Chris ( Eaglewoods@sbcglobal.net )

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matt garcia

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#4 posted 12-04-2009 03:55 AM

Try a#150, or a variant thereof. Look at the one on your other air tools, they may have a 150 or 1501 number on it.

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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degoose

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#5 posted 12-04-2009 04:02 AM

You will soon have a very well equipped workshop… keep up the good work…
This tool is worthy of a gloat…
Regards Larry

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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CharlieM1958

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#6 posted 12-04-2009 04:52 AM

Do you have a quick-release fitting on the end of your hose? If so, you just need to look for a 1/4” fitting that has male threads on one end to screw into the nailer, and the male quick release fitting on the other end.

I have the Dewalt 18 gauge pin nailer and it’s a great tool.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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PurpLev

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#7 posted 12-04-2009 04:54 AM

sweet. I got my Dewalt compressor+brad nailer+stapler from ToolKing. they have good deals if you know how to find them.

congrats on the finish nailer.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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lew

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#8 posted 12-04-2009 05:08 AM

Nice score, CJ!!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#9 posted 12-04-2009 05:22 AM

Charlie I dont have a compressor yet, working on one.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Rick Dennington

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#10 posted 12-04-2009 06:20 PM

Charles: When you get the right fitting for the hose and gun, you might want to put a little ” pipe tape ” on the threads to prevent any air lose. It doesen’t take much—maybe one wrap. It’s cheap. About a $1.00 a roll.
Once you get your compressor, you’ll know real quick when you hook everything up.

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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Mike

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#11 posted 12-05-2009 01:06 AM

Good deal. Did the nailer come with some light duty oil? Also when you get a chance check out the pin nailer by Bostich.

-- Mike, VT

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webwood

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#12 posted 12-05-2009 01:18 AM

sweet – i have a grizzley – perfect for hard to get at pieces

-- -erik & christy-

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Beginningwoodworker

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#13 posted 12-05-2009 05:28 PM

Nope Mike, I got a Bostich brad nailer.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#14 posted 12-13-2009 06:42 AM

It is a very good one. I have one very much like it….same brand. It should give you years of service.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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