Caulk seals gaps in various material materials and bonds when applied as an adhesive. A caulking gun allows you to evenly dispense caulking from a caulking tube to fill gaps and bond materials. A caulking gun consists of a frame that holds a tube of caulk in place, a push rod that forces caulking from an open caulking tube and a handle that controls the forward motion of the rod of caulk thrust. Chassis; Depending on the style of the caulking gun, a lever that controls the tension of the push rod can sit where the pushrod protrudes beyond the back of the caulking gun & # 039.
- Check the handle of the caulking gun. If you notice a lever, push the lever toward the caulking frame of the firearms. With the lever depressed, pull the pushrod towards the rear of the gun caulking chassis.
- Cut a 1/4 inch opening at the end of the caulking tube nozzle with a knife. If you have an opening near the handle of the caulking gun, place the uncut caulk tube nozzle into the hole and pull the handle to cut an opening on the caulking tube nozzle.
- Slide the awl into the open nozzle to drill the seal at the bottom of the nozzle. Clean the caulk off the awl with a clean rag.
- Adjust the caulking tube in the caulking gun frame. Slide the push rod forward until it rests firmly against the bottom of the caulking tube.
- Pull Repetitive and release the handle of the caulking gun until caulk comes out of the caulking tube nozzle. Release the caulking handle of the firearms. If caulking continues to flow from the end of the caulking tube, press the lever behind the handle to release pressure from the pushrod.
- Clean the caulking gun caulk with a clean cloth after you have finished applying to caulk with the new caulking gun.