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Staples don't drive deep enough. How do I adjust depth.

Often staple is left protruding out 1/8" or so. Lost manual, and don't know if dial on top is designed to adjust depth setting . Thanks, Robert

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  • judyngaryol Mar 22, 2009

    Exact same problem!! Staples don't drive deep enough. Also, don't know what dial's for. Needs more pressure then I have strength. Help!

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Http://www.stanleytools.com/default.asp?TYPE=STATICLEFT&PAGE=knowledgebase.htm&LEFT=left_knowledgebase.htm
Go to website and type in tre550 and you will find a copy of a PDF instruction. It is very limited. They also have a tool tips area.

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  • wire12me Nov 14, 2009

    For some reason, some of my solution didn't show up in my first answer. The dial on the top is the depth setting. Often, the depth setting is knocked off the selected setting while handling the tool. The best bet is to drive the staple/brad in as far as you can and then use a good old fashioned hammer to seal the deal.

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