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Beginningwoodworker

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1049 days ago

I pick up me a Paslode Impluse 325 Cordles Framing Nailer off E-bay for $69.99 plus $20 bucks for shipping. How do you guys think I did?

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker


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Bill White

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#1 posted 1049 days ago

Ya done good.
How much framing are you going to do?
Bill

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Beginningwoodworker

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#2 posted 1049 days ago

I got to reframe my little 10×12 shed/shop. Plus I plan on using it for other projects!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Jerry

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#3 posted 1049 days ago

Sounds like a great deal.

-- Jerry Nettrour, San Antonio, www.topqualitycabinets.net

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ChefHDAN

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#4 posted 1049 days ago

It’s a good deal for hoseless work, watch the $$$ for a bigger job though, those gas cartridges add up.

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lew

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#5 posted 1049 days ago

COOL, CJ!!

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

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Beginningwoodworker

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#6 posted 1049 days ago

I know the gas cartidges can add up, but its cheaper than buy another compressor to run a framing nailer.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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ChefHDAN

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#7 posted 1049 days ago

No Argument from me, but don’t forget every job needs some new tools…. What size compressor are you shopping for ??? LOL

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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 1049 days ago

LOL! I heard that you need at lest a 6 gal compressor to run a framing nailer.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Cajun Box Sculptor

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#9 posted 1049 days ago

When I was building my workshop I use a 2 gallon Ridgid air compressor to operate my framing nailer. Worked just fine unless you are nailing like a racehorse.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#10 posted 1049 days ago

I got a Bostitch Trim Air Compressor, its only 1.6 gal.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Mark

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#11 posted 1049 days ago

those are the cats @ss! No more dragging around the air hose

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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thinker1

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#12 posted 1049 days ago

how much are the fuel cells??

-- happy wife great life!!!!!!

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Beginningwoodworker

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#13 posted 1049 days ago

$14.98 at Home Depot.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Bob Kollman

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#14 posted 1048 days ago

Charles, reminds me of the nail gun in Lethal Weapon 2, you gonna nail some bad boys with that sucker?
80 bucks is a bargin!!! Winters coming you better start on your framing pretty quick!!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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David Grimes

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#15 posted 1048 days ago

You got a great deal as long as it works. I bought one of them as soon as they came out many years ago (mine is orange). If this is completely new to you, a little advise: DO follow the maintenance/cleaning procedure for the combustion chamber as that is the heart of these guns. Also, when your battery conks out, you CAN trust the imported ones. A couple of years ago, I got two for less than $30 from an Ebay Top-rated seller with thousands of transactions and 99.9% rating… instead of $40 + each for the Paslode brand. The two work just fine and hold a charge much longer than my old one.

I take the battery out of the gun when not in use. There is no issue with leaving the fuel cell in he gun since it is relaxed (not connected fully) when the trigger is not being depressed. Keep an eye on the hinge pin on the “door” to the fuel cartridge. If it ever hangs out on either side, then when you close it you will have loads of fun getting it back open.

Good luck.

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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