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The angle air nailer has a slightly bigger head...

The angle air nailer has a slightly bigger head on it for holding power. For what it is worth I use my other nailers as such - 16 ga. nailer for all trim - doors, base, fascia etc. 18 ga. for...
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There is a cleat profile chart in this thread. I...

There is a cleat profile chart in this thread. I think if you look at it this way, you can see how angle nailing can add strength to your floor. ...
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I also use a 15 ga. nailer for the start and end...

I also use a 15 ga. nailer for the start and end courses. I face nail the first row underneath where the base molding will go, and then pretend to nail through the tongue as if I was using the floor...
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Pull the carpet back in one corner. Drill a hole...

Pull the carpet back in one corner. Drill a hole in the subfloor. Stick a nail into the hole head first and pull it back up such that the head catches on the underside of the subfloor. Pinch the...
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You will need a floor cleat nailer for the...

You will need a floor cleat nailer for the majority of the floor. The 15ga. is only for the starter rows and finishing rows where you can not get the nailer to fit as it is too close to the walls. ...
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Brad nailer will not do much in way of flooring,...

Brad nailer will not do much in way of flooring, you need at least the 15ga. for holding power of those edge pieces. Refer to the previous thread on scraps for the tricks on hiding nail holes. ...
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Your choice should be Float or Nail, either one...

Your choice should be Float or Nail, either one is acceptable long term over ANY subfloor. However, given your circumstance with a stair landing involved and desire to do stair treads, nail would be...
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Here is the glue you want -...

Here is the glue you want - http://www.amazon.com/QEP-1406-P-Tongue-Adhesive-Laminate/dp/B0026SPDC4

You apply it to the bottom side of the groove so that when pushed together, you don't get any...
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It is messy only if you are a total clutz. There...

It is messy only if you are a total clutz. There is technique and patience that is needed, but once you get into a roll, things move along. A wet rag is all you need, it is like working with elmers...
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We posted at the same time, did not want you to...

We posted at the same time, did not want you to miss the link in my previous post.
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Can't float on staircase treads. You will need...

Can't float on staircase treads. You will need to get stair nosing that is secured down. I also think that nail down would be a better fit and keep in mind that all those door thresholds are going...
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