How to Load Staples Into the Stanley Sharpshooter Stapler

The Stanley Sharpshooter Staple Gun is a heavy-duty staple gun you can use for upholstery, decorating, crafts or construction. The gun uses Stanley heavy duty staples from 1/4 inch to 9/16 inch long. A loading window on the front of the gun lets you see when you're almost out of staples, and the locking handle prevents staples from being fired off accidentally.

Step 1

Ensure the handle safety is on and the handle is locked down.Turn the stapler so the bottom is facing up.

Step 2

Release the loading latch at the end the stapler and pull the slide open.

Step 3

Lay a stick of staples in the loading channel with the legs of the staples facing up.

Step 4

Push the slide in until the loading latch clicks and catches.