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Old 03-13-2011, 07:28 PM   #1
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Carpet Stapler Suggestion


I was awarded a job that includes carpet tile and base. Does anyone have a recommendation for a decent electric stapler to staple on the base? I don't want to spend a lot being that I don't do this type of work normally, but work is work. Thanks in advance for any help.

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Old 03-13-2011, 08:07 PM   #2
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Try ebay . Look for a dual fast

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I think he means Duo-Fast.
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I agree Duo-Fast is the way to go.
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I think he means Duo-Fast.
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What does a duofast electric cost in USA
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Crains stapler is considerably cheaper by a hundred bucks or so in Canada.... if u r only gonna use it once....or twice but duofast is money!
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I have several Duofast, but Sears made these for few years and I have one of these I use a lot. Ues the same staple, too.

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What does a duofast electric cost in USA
Last one i bought was $225.00
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Last one i bought was $225.00
Its almost like every tool is 2/3 s the price.....I'm moving .....laughing
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Its almost like every tool is 2/3 s the price.....I'm moving .....laughing
That's because you are in Canada .
Been there a few times to visit a friend.
Couldn't believe the prices at General Tire .
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Buy a cheap 1/4" crown Pnuematic stapler (if you dont have one) I have been doin carpet for 3 years and have yet to buy a elec stapler.
Unless you really need an electric one just buy a cheap air one to get you by.
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Buy a cheap 1/4" crown Pnuematic stapler (if you dont have one) I have been doin carpet for 3 years and have yet to buy a elec stapler.
Unless you really need an electric one just buy a cheap air one to get you by.
Not me. I've been doing carpet for 40 years and no way do I want to drag a compressor in on every job.
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Last one i bought was $225.00
I bought a lightly used on on Ebay about 8 months ago for $25 including shipping. I agree these kick butt. I usually just use it to fold the carpet up against my new tile threshold, but works like a champ when I do have to pull it out. Beats tacks by a mile.
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Make sure to wiggle the nose of the gun in the nap Handy before you staple . this will give you a better finish product .
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Yah, found that one out the first time. Pretty easy once you get the hang of it. I'm shooting 9/16ths right now.
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Buy a cheap 1/4" crown Pnuematic stapler (if you dont have one) I have been doin carpet for 3 years and have yet to buy a elec stapler.
Unless you really need an electric one just buy a cheap air one to get you by.
Nooooo don't do it for the price fifty bucks different and u don't have to bring a compressor to every job...ouching.....duofast carpet stapler ....da bomb no questions asked end of story......
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Hold on a min,never seen anyone staple baseboards in lol.
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Hold on a min,never seen anyone staple baseboards in lol.
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The only reason i use the pneumatic is because i almost always have an air compressor on the job anyhow.

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