TigerClaw Pneumatic Gun Instructions

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INSTALLATION PROCESS
153 Bowles Road • Agawam, MA 01001
Getting Started / installation tips
IMPORTANT! Read all instructions
carefully and completely to ensure
proper installation.
WARNING! Parts have sharp
points & edges. Use extreme
caution when handling & installing.
Wear safety glasses at all times.
Tools & Materials Needed
Tiger Claw
Installation Gun
Safety Glasses
Step
1
Horned Tab
Compressed
Air Supply
Collated
Pneumatic Screws
TC-G Clip
Step
insert pneumatic screws
4
insert IN GROOVE
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JOIST
Insert a sleeve of collated pneumatic
screws into the rear of the magazine.
Holding the gun upright, insert the horned tab
into the groove of the deck board directly over
the support joist.
Step
5
POSITION/ANGLE
Pull back the spring coil until it locks
onto the back of the sleeve.
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Step
2
JOIST
AIR/PRESSURE
60
40
20
Once fastener is fully inserted, apply pressure to
disengage the safety. Then lower the back of the
gun allowing themagazine to sit on the support
joist to assure correct angle,and pull the trigger.
80
100
120
0
Attach air hose. Be sure line pressure is
80-100 PSI. (Pressure adjustment may be
needed depending on framing material density)
Step
3
Step
6
REMOVE
BOARD
BOARD
JOIST
MOUNT FASTENER IN GUN
With the magazine still resting on the joist, slide
the nose of the gun to the right removing it from
the attached fastener.
Repeat until deck is complete
Insert a sleeve of collated pneumatic screws into
the rear of the magazine.
Always keep fingers clear of barrel.
Never let gun point at body while connected to air supply.
DO NOT pull trigger while safety is deactivated.
SAFETY/INSTALLATION TIPS
SAFETY1. Safety is the #1 priority
2. Always wear safety glasses
3. Make sure air hose is always disconnected when gun is not in use
4. Never point gun barrel at body or anyone else
Inserting Fastener
Troubleshooting
Place fastener into nose of gun with “horned tabs”
sticking outwards from gun nose.
1. W hen clearing a jam disconnect the air hose to assure
no accidental misfire.
2. If gun double fires: pull slightly up while rotating the
gun clockwise and pull right.
Horned Tab
3. W hen in use, pressure adjustment may be needed
depending on framing material density. Recommended
pressure is 80–100 PSI.
4. Be sure the air pressure is at the correct PSI when you
reconnect air hose.
Collated Pneumatic Screws
Adjust/ReplaceRetaining Ball
1. Recommended collated pneumatic screws are ACQ
Adjust
2. Screw coating last 3 times longer than Hot Dipped
approved.
1. Disconnect air supply to gun.
2. Insert fastener into tool.
3. Insert hex key provided into set screw at tip of nozzle.
4. Adjust until desired fastener holding tension is obtained.
Galvanized screws during salt spray test.
3. Pneumatic screws can be removed after firing with
standard Philips screw driver.
4. After firing, visually inspect each screw to make sure
it is fully installed. Adjust air pressure as needed .
Replace
1. Disconnect air supply to gun.
2. Use hex key to remove set screw.
3. Remove and replace ball bearing, washer, and rubber
NOTE: Installation Gun is designed with a Lock Out Safety.
Gun will not fire when only 5 screws are left in magazine.
Once reloaded, gun will function normally.
compression spring.
4. Reinstall set screw and adjust to instruction above.
Insert Hex Key
For proper gun maintenace and care
please refer to Operation Manual.
Air compressor and hose not included.
NOTE: During use occasional adjustment may be required.
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