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How to unjam the swingline 90002 heavyduty stapler

I cannot unhinge the end where staples are to be inserted, nor unhinge at the front where the arrows indicate to open and to close.

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SOURCE: instructions on how to load a swingline heavy duty

You pull up and back on the stapler head. Then pull out the spring that keeps the staples loaded. Be careful as the spring is very strong. Then put in the staples and put the spring back in behind the staples.

Posted on Aug 19, 2010

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Posted on Sep 07, 2010

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SOURCE: We have a swingline model

1. Make sure you have the correct staples for the machine. The type appears to be:
Swingline 50050 Cartridge Staples, Chisel Point, 1/2"" Crown, 3/16"" Leg, 5000 Per Box High-quality Swingline cartridge

2. Check the cartridge to make sure there are no visible jams.

3. Contact the manufacturer at http://www.acco.com/swingline/, or
Repair Service/Technical Support:
Phone: 800.790.7787

Posted on May 04, 2011

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SOURCE: We have a Swingline 690

I had the same problem with my 690. This is what worked for me.. I simply pulled out the staples from the cartridge a little further than the suggested tear-off point, and the machine was able to start working. Hope this helps!

Posted on May 10, 2011

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