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Swingline electric stapler model42130 unable to refill

My Swingline electric stapler Model #42130 is out of staples and I cannot figure out how to refill. Thanks,

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  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2009

    "swingline electric stapler model42130 just stopped working and it is fairly new...not high volume useage"

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2009

    My Swingline electric stapler Model #42130 is out of staples and I cannot figure out how to refill.

  • kozmikkurt May 11, 2010

    Do the directions or operator manual say anything about reloading instructions and what type of staples to use?

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SOURCE: Nothing happens when you load paper to staple.

assuming it is plugged into a good power source and turned on (no offense intended, just getting the obvious out of the way - and I've fallen victim to the obvious myself before), look inside where you put the paper - is there a trigger mechanism? Most electric staplers have them (the paper hits the trigger and the stapler fires), and some allow you to set the sensitivity of the trigger. If yours allows you to adjust the sensitivity, try adjusting it. If it's not adjustable, the trigger probably needs to be replaced (under heavy use, they may need to be replaced every year or so).

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

Hugh fulton
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SOURCE: Where can I get staples swingline stapler

Asssuming that you are in Australia , you could go to Bunnings and ask them or they might point you in the right direction.
Good Luck

Posted on Sep 13, 2009

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SOURCE: my swingline electric stapler model 42130 is

I just took this model apart. The battery cover slides off. There are two scews on the side and 6 on the base i think. 4 our hidden under the sticker. This will get you inside to see where it is jammed.

Posted on Sep 30, 2009

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