The floor bracket holds the tank at the correct angle for dispensing CO2 (left) and clips into a base mount (right) that can be bolted to the floor of a van or trailer.
The floor bracket holds the tank at the correct angle for dispensing CO2 (left) and clips into a base mount (right) that can be bolted to the floor of a van or trailer.

As the owner of a company that does installations for a lumberyard, I do a lot of small to medium-sized finish jobs. I'll install an entry door at one house, crown at another, and wainscoting at a third. After years of hauling around a compressor, it occurred to me that for the number of nails I need to drive, I could run my guns off the same Power Tank I used to inflate the tires of my off-road vehicle.

The Power Tank is an aluminum tank and regulator that allows you to fill tires and run pneumatic tools with compressed CO2. Early models were not intended for use with nail guns, but when I connected my guns to the one I owned, they worked just fine. And even though I've heard it said that CO2 is bad for nailers, I've been powering finish guns...

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