Model # R175RNE

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RIDGID 1-3/4 in. 15-Gauge Roofing Coil Nailer
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RIDGID

1-3/4 in. 15-Gauge Roofing Coil Nailer

  • Full strike drive system gives maximum power in a compact size
  • Dry-fire lockout feature extends motor life and prevents misfires
  • Straight drive feature to enhance drive quality and roof quality

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The Ridgid 1-3/4 in. Pneumatic Coil Roofing Nailer features a clear view magazine cover for easy sight of the nail supply along with Full Strike and Fasten Edge Technology. This nailed has a replaceable nosepiece with carbide inserts to provide an extended tool life and easy maintenance. The internal piston catch promotes consistent driving power. It has a selectable trigger that allows contact fire or sequential fire mode for high productivity and precise placement of fasteners.

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  • Full strike drive system provides maximum air power in a compact size fasten edge technology provides an industry-leading feature set
  • Dry-fire lockout feature extends motor life and prevents misfires
  • Straight drive feature to enhance drive quality and roof quality
  • Magnetic nail holder allows for easy loading and stops last nail dropout
  • Hex grip innovative micro texture for secure drip and maximum user comfort
  • Clear view magazine cover for easy site of nail supply
  • Nosepiece with carbide inserts to extend tool life
  • EZ load feature with offset magazine for quick re-loading
  • Removable tool-free shingle guide adjustment precise placement of shingles
  • Anti-skid plates and wear guards aid in preventing the tools from sliding off the roof and protect the tool from damage on abrasive surfaces
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How many cfm of air is required to operate framing/roofing nailers?

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savannah, Ga
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June 8, 2015
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CFM??? you need to be able to run 100+ PSI.
i would highly recommend not use this on less than a 5 gal compressor able to push out about 5scfm @ 90PSI if youre planning on doing any sort of shingles etc...
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Knotts Island, NC
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May 30, 2014
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I use a Campbell Hausfield framing nailer and a RIgid roofing nailer. Both operate just fine using an 8 gallon compressor at 4CFM.
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May 28, 2014
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Framing guns typically require 2-3CFM.
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July 29, 2013
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80 psi minimum. Most portable compressors fire up to 120 psi and when they drop below 80 psi they recharge again.
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May 23, 2013
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Hi Ray, the manual does not list the cfm. However the manual list the recommended PSI for operation, which is 70-120 PSI. You should not use an air compressor which exceeds 200 PSI.
I see where air compressors list SCFM at 90PSI, which will very depending on the models.
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Can this nailer be used for sheading a roof with 7/16" osb and also to nail shingles.

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March 3, 2014
Which would be the specs of the nails for sheathing and shingles.
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savannah, Ga
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June 8, 2015
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you need a framing nailer to drive 8D nails in for the OSB and then a coil roofing nailer for the shingles
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Knotts Island, NC
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For sheathing, you're better off using a framing nailer with ring shank nails. Most code recommends 2" or better for sheathing nails.
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May 28, 2014
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No, this nailer fires roofing nails, and it can not be used for sheathing.
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March 10, 2014
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The RIDGID R175RNE coil roofing nail gun uses ¾” to 1-3/4” 15 degree coiled roofing nails and can be used for the following applications:
Asphalt & Fiberglass Shingles
Waterproof Tar Paper
Roofing Felt
House Wrap
Cement Board
Insulation Board
Metal Drip Edges
Siding
and Vapor Barrier
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Are the nails for this model the standard nails that all roofing nailers use? What nails (from Home Depoy) will fit this model ?

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February 16, 2014
The specs list the nail gauge at 15 and the nail angle at 0. It appears that most nailers use a nail angle of 15. ??????
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savannah, Ga
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yes all roofing coil nails are a standard.
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July 29, 2014
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I used standard coil roofing nails and they worked great.
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May 30, 2014
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Any 15 degree collated nails will work. I'm using the Grip-Rites and they're firing just fine.
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February 17, 2014
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Hi Bob S, yes , you're right. The information for nails is incorrect. The angle of the nail is 15 degree. The wire gauge diameter is 11.
http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pdfImages/ba/baaea28c-7262-477c-b656-ba2d25e0f8fb.pdf
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I have some cement board to install. I wanted to use a better nail finish that was ring shank. Can I shoot a siding nail without problems?

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this is deigned to shoot roofing nails only. a coil siding nailer is a different product than this. Yes you can use it to nail cement board. please follow manf. instructions regarding the nailing and adhering of cement board.
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Yes, the R175RNE can used ring shank siding nails, in the nail guns size and 15 degree collation requirement.
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1-3/4 in. 15-Gauge Roofing Coil Nailer is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 43.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Won't stand up to moderate use. The Rigid nailer is lightweight. But it uses plastic in vulnerable places. The housing holding the nails broke off in my hand, and rolled off the roof. That's after less than 25 days of use. The plastic attachment piece is about 3/8" square plastic. it sheared right off as I was nailing. Buy the Dewalt they used metal instead.
Date published: 2016-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Did a roof with 10 square and the gun worked great. It light, easy to add nails and the swivel co... Did a roof with 10 square and the gun worked great. It light, easy to add nails and the swivel connection is nice. Check out Ridgid warranty.
Date published: 2016-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Works flawlessly for me. I can't say that I'll be opening up a roofing business anytime soon, but I will using it any time I'm up on a roof.
Date published: 2016-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great gun so far Needed a coil roofing gun, bought this one. Also bought a porter cable a couple days later on sale. Put on a roof. Ridgid worked flawlessly, porter cable was a bit fussy. The ridgid has run about two boxes of nails this far with no issues. Reliability is key with these guns but it does have a few features I like 1. I like the magnet in the head, really helps speed up loading. Practically just through the nails in. 2. It came with a swivel air chuck. A really nice feature which while easily replaced on any gun, kind of says to me ridgid cares what they put out there. 3. The clear nail cover isn't really that great but it's kind of nice to be able to see how many nails are left in the gun quickly. All in all great gun so far, will probably become the go to for future guns particularly at this price.
Date published: 2013-05-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from 3rd replacemt gun has not lasted through 100 squares I purchased one of these guns and it went out within 3 weeks, i returned to store and they exchaged for a new one. This one lasted a few months but went out again, i couldnt find anyone in our area that works on them, so i had to take to tool world in home depot for repair. They had the gun for 3 months, and then called stating they were unable to fix it. They gave me a refurb, lasted a week. I then talked with the manager and they gave me a new one. Less than a month later it is now out! I would not recomend this gun to anyone. Buy a bostich gun, cheap and easy to have repaired, and very dependable. They will not exchange the gun anymore, junk.
Date published: 2016-03-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice Nailer Purchased this unit to replace existing older unit. Worked like a charm, installed about 25 squares of shingles and never missed a beat. i like others am concerned about the plastic coil cover breaking, would have given 5 stars if not for this.
Date published: 2016-04-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from its ok for diy all of my cordless tools are made by ridgid so when it came time to by a new coil nailer I decided to buy a ridgid gun. my first impressions of the gun were it's lightweight and affordable. after using it for the first time my impression of it is that it's a slow gun to fire and it seems like it's cheaply made. i have a feeling it won't stand up to every day use on a construction site. it's a good gun if you're going to put on your own roof, but I wouldn't recommend it to a professional that uses it everyday unless you have a backup.
Date published: 2016-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Great - Good Value Did my project with no problems. Tool works great. All I had to do was adjust air pressure to get desired depth and away I went.
Date published: 2013-06-04
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