The versatile Stanley 2-in-1 Electric Stapler and Strip Brad Nailer operates as a staple gun for use with materials such as ceiling tile and carpet padding and as a brad nailer for use with picture frames and moulding. The high/low power feature helps you match the output force for the material, while the anti-jam feature helps prevent jammed staples. The soft-grip handle and trigger offer comfort during operation.
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67%of customersrecommend this product35 of 52reviews
Rating Breakdown53 reviews
67%of customersrecommend this product35 of 52reviews
I purchased the electric Stanley Stapler/Brad Nailer so that I could repair and build things around the house without having to ask help from my husband. I just LOVE it! I have really bad arthritis in my hands and since it is light weight and has a easy to load feature, it makes everything that I'm working on a breeze! I no longer have to struggle to find different types of tools to fix something. I just pull out my Stanley. It is very easy to operate and accommodates a wide range of staples and brads. I just love the dial that increases or decreases the depth of the staples or brads. That makes it extremely convenient when I'm working on furniture or building things that are different thicknesses.
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, All In One, Sturdy, Accurate, Strong, Good Size & Weight, Light Weight, Long-Lasting, Convenient
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I was working on building some blocking for a table!
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12out of12found this review helpful.
Review 2 for 2-in-1 Electric Stapler and Strip Brad Nailer
Some people complained that the sharpshooter stopped working for them. If your sharpshooter stops working altogether (before you trash it) open the stapler up and look at the area where the small black plate pushes out the staple. if you can see the plate, then it needs to be pushed back in where it is no longer visible. If it continues to hang up, a drop of WD-40 will get it sliding again. :) This happened to me and I thought the stapler was completely dead at first.
I deducted a star because I have to tap in the staples a bit when stapling a very hard wood. But for thirty bucks, it is a good stapler for household projects.
Pros: Easy to Use, Accurate, Good Size & Weight
Cons: not flush on hard woods
15out of15found this review helpful.
Review 4 for 2-in-1 Electric Stapler and Strip Brad Nailer
I used the brad nailing function for the first time on some really narrow trim and it worked great! I didn't want to drag in my huge compressor and nail gun, so I used the electric stapler/brad nailer instead. It had enough pressure to drive the brads all the way through the narrow trim moulding without splitting it. I was very happy with the results. I also liked that you could adjust the pressure with the turn of the dial to + or -.
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, All In One, Sturdy, Accurate, Strong, Good Size & Weight
3out of3found this review helpful.
Review 6 for 2-in-1 Electric Stapler and Strip Brad Nailer
I've only used this once, but can tell it will be a great workhorse in my toolbox. You need to apply pressure (to hold down the gun) as the force driving the staple will also act to *push* the gun away from the board, but I guess that's to be expected. I haven't used it to drive nails, but have little doubt that it can do that job just as well.
Pros: Easy to Use, Good Size & Weight, Durable
Cons: no instuction on how to add the staples
1out of1found this review helpful.
Review 7 for 2-in-1 Electric Stapler and Strip Brad Nailer
For $30, I was a bit skeptical about this nailer doing what I needed. I was simply stapling a screen like mesh across 45ft of our balcony railing to discourage our dogs from trying to squeeze through the bars. I thought the stapler might either jam or not push the nails deep enough. Thankfully I was wrong on both accounts and this stapler worked flawlessly. At times where I even expected to run out of staples, this thing just kept chugging away. I would recommend this stapler for odd jobs around the house though I'm not sure how it would hold up otherwise.
Pros: Easy to Use, Good Size & Weight, helps avoid hand/arm fatigue
14out of15found this review helpful.
Review 9 for 2-in-1 Electric Stapler and Strip Brad Nailer
I picked this up to hang some insulation in an addition I'm working on. I don't know how other people are using this stapler, but it works great for what I'm doing. As long as you don't limp wrist it while working it will drive a 1/2" staple into whatever wood you need. This isn't a nail gun, you need to use it according. My only gripe is it only holds one stick of staples, but oh well. I have shot a good 5000 staples through it without any jams.
13out of13found this review helpful.
Review 16 for 2-in-1 Electric Stapler and Strip Brad Nailer
It's not a bad stapler, but even on the "strong" setting it's not strong enough to drive my 1/2" staples all the way into my canvas stretcher bars. And loading more staples is definitely not intuitive - you have to just drop the staples into the bottom of the gun. You'd think you could slide staples in along the channel that releases from the base but that doesn't work. Must have been designed by a committee.
Cons: Limited Features, Difficult to Use, needs more umph
9out of10found this review helpful.
Review 17 for 2-in-1 Electric Stapler and Strip Brad Nailer
This electric staple brad nailer is a wonderful tool. It has dual settings for power so you can determine the amount of force that is applied to the staple. The only problem I have with the stapler/nailer is I can't seem to find any nails for the blasted thing. Otherwise I would give it a 5 stars.
19out of20found this review helpful.
Review 19 for 2-in-1 Electric Stapler and Strip Brad Nailer
I wanted electric Stanley nail gun especially for some light work but it couldn't handle it. You have to press on the head of it to really make the brad(s) flush. Can you imagine putting plastic lattice on the railing of a 10 x 20 deck that way. You would be at it for a very long time and really tired out. If I could find the same type(electric) with more power, I'd buy one. To me, Stanley makes fine products.
Pros: Durable, Good Size & Weight, stanley produces fine products.
Cons: Difficult to Use, not enough power
0out of1found this review helpful.
Review 20 for 2-in-1 Electric Stapler and Strip Brad Nailer
Stopped working after 4 months.
PostedJune 1, 2014
No, I do not recommend this product.
Used this for stretching art canvases around soft wood. Worked great at first (you have to use two hands with this or else the other reviewers are correct, the staple will not go in all the way), but after only a few months, it completely stopped working on me. It never jammed, just stopped shooting altogether. I only got to use it a handful of times.
There is a tip in the reviews here that before you trash it, to look for a plate and if you see it, to push it back down. I hope this helps a lot of people who have had theirs jam, unfortunately, that wasn't my problem. This thing is just junk and you get what you pay for. Lesson learned.