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Old 06-11-2010, 01:04 PM   #1
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Does anyone use anything like this?

http://www.summitsource.com/gb-gardn...1-p-10001.html

Are they any good?

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Too time consuming and unhandy for me. You can secure only one cable at a time and the staples are much more expensive.

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Too time consuming and unhandy for me. You can secure only one cable at a time and the staples are much more expensive.

Do you know guys that use them?
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Do you know guys that use them?
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No I don't.

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I use to use the one from PowerFast. I liked it especially when I had to staple to the OSB webs of joists. I have used them with 2 flat cables and for phone and TV cables too. I like the speed, but the staples are expensive.

I just bought the GB one. Only problem is just getting use to the staple coming out in a different spot compared to the Power Fast one.
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I have the Powerfast one. I like it but I don't use it all of the time. It is good for reaching up into places that you can't use both hands to nail a staple into. I also have the Powerfast model for low voltage cable. That is really good and has several different sizes for different cable types.
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I prefer buying the staples that you hammer in. I've used a regular staple gun before, but I'm always nervous that I miss a bit and the staple goes through the wire. Best to just do it by hand.
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I use the GB one. I love it for tight spaces. The staples are much more money though.
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I use the powerfast one... I really wish they would make a forward tilting push though. Squeezing the handle tends to tillt the gun away from the cable instead of into it.
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I've used one. Don't remember what brand and since the boss was buying staples I didn't care what they cost. Sure beats mashed fingers.

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