How to Open a Bostitch Heavy Duty Stapler

Two Methods:Opening a Bostitch Heavy Duty Office StaplerOpening a Bostitch Heavy Duty Crown Stapler

Bostitch staplers are designed to allow you to attach paper, wood, cloth and other materials with minimal pressure. Heavy-duty models are created for office work, such as stapling reports and construction projects. The latter usually employs a pneumatic air pressure to attach the staples. You will need to open each model to load new staples.

Method 1
Opening a Bostitch Heavy Duty Office Stapler

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    Set your Bostitch stapler on a hard, flat surface.
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    Look for the back assembly, sometimes called a pusher. On some models this will have a red tab pointing out of the back.
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    Hold the top of the stapler in place with your non-dominant hand. Never place your hand under the stapler.
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    Use your dominant hand to push in on the back and then pull it up and out. Detach it completely, and the magazine where the staples are placed should be removed as well.[1]
    • On a Bostitch Heavy Duty EZ Squeeze model, you push the button on the back and the magazine will open in the front. Press the magazine back in to reload.[2]

Method 2
Opening a Bostitch Heavy Duty Crown Stapler

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    Disconnect the hose that applies the pneumatic pressure.
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    Set the safety on. This is usually by the handle. It will not come as an option on all models.
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    Turn the stapler around so that you can see the front, but you aren’t pointing it directly at yourself.
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    Look for the latch near the front and side or front and bottom. Pull it down to expose the magazine and reload it.
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    Push the magazine back into place. Make sure it locks in place before using the stapler again.[3]

Warnings

  • Never point a stapler at your face or hands when opening it and loading it.

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