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Old 06-13-2012, 07:01 AM
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR
Oh yeah, another question. This one on the stapler. I went to the hardware store and found that they don't have any pneumatic staplers that use the staple like I found in the top when I tore it down. They were the normal 1/2" wide or so quarter inch deep staple. I forget the terminology but they were half as wide.

Can you literally hand staple these tops? I have a high quality hand stapler but haven't tried any tests, is there hope to just hand staple it?

How about stainless staples so they don't rust, is there such a thing?


Brian
Yes, there are stainless steel staples available for most staplers. Hand stapling would be difficult, but not impossible, they used to put them on with tacks and a tack hammer. I generally use my BEA gun (the blue one on the right) with stainless staples for tops, but the Central Pneumatic 96359 shoots Arrow T-50 staples, and would work also. There are stainless staples for it also. You could also buy a DuoFast electric stapler that shoots T-50 staples.
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