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    G'day All

    I am in the process of restoring two double hung sash windows and I bought my self a Senco Pro Finish35 nail gun. The query I have is what size nails to use for the architraves and the beading?

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    For small fine work try a bradder, I noticed Supacheep had a 50mm bradder , a staple gun, brads , staples, carry bag and some other stuff for $99 , It was in the latest cattledog

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    Thanks for that but I already bought the Senco gun so I am looking for rough idea of the size nails to use for it.

    Cheers

    KeepaTalk

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    Length of nail = thickness of architrave + wall sheeting + about 20mm.
    So for instance, 12mm archs + 10mm plasterboard + 20mm = 42mm. You could go 45 or 50mm.

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    Cheers Mick!!

    Thanks for your advice

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    I normaly use 50mm brads unless their going to come out the other side.

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