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The trip will not compress so the tool will not fire.

Bostitch SX1838K stapler tip (trip) will not compress so the tool will not fire. It's brand new, just out of the box. It's the second one after returning the first to Lowes because it did the same thing and they said it was defective. Is it possible that both are defective or could I be doing something wrong. If I take the front apart and hold the tip in, put it back together and carefully use it, it works. As soon as the tip pops out all the way, it will not fire again.

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You need a new trigger valve TVA6.

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