Question about Stanley Bostitch Ehf1838k Engineered Hardwood Flooring Stapler

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Still an issue with shooting staples. the gun just clicks

Removed the top cover to clear the piston and the rear cap and it is clear. The number no longer sticks but shot 1 staple and then just a click

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Have you been oiling it regularly? Compressed air is very moist so a few drops oil oil in the unit is needed every once in a while to lubricate it properly, try and see what happens.

Posted on Feb 27, 2015

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I ran into the same problem. The way to repair the problem is to disassemble the gun. Start by removing te top of the gun where the exhaust comes out. Under the cap is where the piston is. You need to clean out the cylinder and the piston. Second you need toi take the rear cover off were your air hose connects. Look inside to make sure the inside is clear and clean. Also inside the cap where the exhaust comes out there is a spring loaded piece that is white in color. Make sure it is clean and also clean out the inside of the cap. After I did all that my stapler worked fine. Good luck.

Posted on Feb 03, 2013

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