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When pressing the trigger to fire a staple, all I get is an air leak from the area of the trigger.

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  • crabs2go May 08, 2009

    After you said that, I tried it again. This time it seemed to work a few times as intended however before it was just a blast of air. I have no idea how old the thing is, my mother in law gave it to us 15 years ago so it has seen a lot of use with no maintenance other than keeping it oiled. Maybe it is rebuild time! Any sources for a kit to do that? Is Duo-Fast still around??

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They all leak a little on firing. Is it a big blast of air or just a hiss? All guns have a 'safety' device that keeps them from firing unless you follow a set pattern. You must push the gun down where you intend to put the staple which releases the safety before you pulll the trigger. You must then release the trigger move the stapler off the piece push it back down again before you can fire another staple. You can get (free) frrom the manufacture a rapid fire shoe and trigger that allows you to hold down the trigger and bounce the stapler along your work shooting merrily away.

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