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RE: Air Impact tool rec?

To: "'Douglas Shook'" <>, Shop Talk <shop-talk@Autox.Team.Net>
Subject: RE: Air Impact tool rec?
From: Ken Landaiche <>
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 1998 12:55:24 -0800
The first time I used an air roofing nailer, it started getting erratic
and then just stopped working. Then my helper asked me if the compressor
was on. 

Is your wrench getting enough air or otherwise not getting what it needs
to be "Heavy Duty"?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Douglas Shook []
> Shop Talkers,
> I have a "Heavy Duty" 1/2" drive air impact wrench that doesn't have
> enough torque to break the lug nuts loose on my old 1975 Ford E250.  I
> break them loose by hand and then run them off with the wrench--really
> "heavy duty," no?
> Does anybody have a recommendation for a good 1/2" drive air wrench? 
> I'm willing to spend whatever it takes so I can throw the one I have
> into the street in front of the garbage truck...
> thanks,
> doug

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