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Staples 2" Bostitch

Stanley Fastening  Staples 2" Bostitch

Staples 2" Bostitch
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Stanley FasteningStaples 2" Bostitch
 
4.6

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (9)
  • Easy to install (6)
  • Reduces noise (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hardwood floors (11)
    • Bamboo/cork (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid do-it-yourselfer (5), Casual do-it-yourselfer (3)

    Reviewed by 16 customers

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    4.0

    work just fine

    By geewhizard

    from loveland, co

    Comments about Stanley Fastening Staples 2" Bostitch:

    seems to be holding floor in place

     
    5.0

    did the job well

    By Mike

    from Florence, SC

    About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hardwood Floors

      Comments about Stanley Fastening Staples 2" Bostitch:

      Easy to use

      Service and delivery comments:

      Self Pick-up

       
      5.0

      Bostich 2" staple

      By M & D

      from Washington state

      About Me Beginner

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hardwood Floors

        Comments about Stanley Fastening Staples 2" Bostitch:

        Used to staple down hard wood flooring.

        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Recommended the best

        By wrightamer

        from idaho

        About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Reduces Noise

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hardwood Floors

          Comments about Stanley Fastening Staples 2" Bostitch:

          When starting my sizable flooring job I questioned several pros about securement of solid hardwood flooring. I received many different opinions. So personally I went with the Bostitch 2 inch staples for the following reason. Nail a piece of your hardwood to your subfloor with a barbed nailer then another piece with staples. Now try to remove the hardwood from the subfloor. Which one is the most difficult to remove?

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          wrong product for bamboo flooring

          By [*]

          from ohio

          About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Stanley Fastening Staples 2" Bostitch:

                Top-rate fastener, but not recommended for use whit stranded bamboo. I used cleats instead.

                (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Bostitch Staples

                By Annette the amateur with lots of heart

                from Boardman, OH

                About Me Beginner

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Protects Wood

                Cons

                • Excessive amount

                Best Uses

                • Hardwood Floors

                Comments about Stanley Fastening Staples 2" Bostitch:

                I only used a very small fraction of the box. Only needed 1/4 of that whole entire box and now I have an enormous box of staples not used sitting in storage. UGH

                 
                4.0

                Good quality

                By KD Enterprises

                from Denver, CO

                About Me Professional

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hardwood Floors

                  Comments about Stanley Fastening Staples 2" Bostitch:

                  Better price than [...]

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  good stuff

                  By Sam

                  from Philadelphia

                  About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Improves Look

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Bamboo/Cork
                    • Hardwood Floors

                    Comments about Stanley Fastening Staples 2" Bostitch:

                    needed to keep wood in place. easy to use, works great.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    The perfect flooring fastener.

                    By Adams Hardwood Flooring

                    from Gloucester Pt, VA

                    About Me Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Reduces Noise

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Hardwood Floors

                      Comments about Stanley Fastening Staples 2" Bostitch:

                      This is the perfect fastener for hardwood flooring. I use them all the time and after ten years of installing as a profession, I have never had any call-backs concerning it's failure.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Worked perfectly.

                      By Charlie

                      from Strasburg Viriginia

                      About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Stanley Fastening Staples 2" Bostitch:

                          I found that this product was very easy to use and worked perfectly in my air gun. No problems durning my 500 square feet of installation.

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                          • Q:

                            what's the model number? thx
                            Asked on 2/28/2013 by Paul

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              Bostitch 2" Hardwood Flooring Staples Item #: 97612 Model #: BCS1516

                              Answered on 3/7/2013 by cc-2
                          • Q:

                            what's the gauge number for the staples? thanks.
                            Asked on 2/28/2013 by paul

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              15 1/2 gauge

                              Answered on 3/7/2013 by cc-2
                          • Q:

                            How many staples/cleats are needed for 1000 sqf of 5" HW planks?
                            Asked on 1/11/2013 by Anonymous

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              At 8" recommended spacing and 1-3" from ends you will need at least 3600 fasteners.

                              Answered on 1/11/2013 by Tech & Install
                          • Q:

                            We are installing Morning Star vertical bamboo - in nailing the first couple of rows, do you have a preferred nail. We have a newly installed sub-floor of 3/4" wafer board.
                            Asked on 12/5/2012 by Floor rider from Eastern NM

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              When nailing your first and last rows where a nailer won't fit because of the wall or cabinets, drill and hand nail as many board as you can through the tongue at a 45 degree angle. When you don't have room for that pre-drill with 3mm bit (3/32") to prevent finish damage/cracking and face nail with 5d-8d galvanized, screw shank, ring shank or regular finish nails. Countersink with a nail punch and fill holes with a matching filler.

                              Answered on 12/5/2012 by Tech & Install
                          • Q:

                            which would better for use on 1 3/4 inch oak hardwood flooring cleats or staples, (8" on cleats and 6" on staples?
                            Asked on 11/5/2012 by brian the pm from North dakota

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              Either fastener will work well with this wood species.
                              I prefer using cleat nails.
                              Thank you for your inquiry.

                              Answered on 11/5/2012 by cc-2
                          • Q:

                            Your installation guide recommends 15 gauge staples, you sell 15.5 gauge. Will the 15.5 gauge be OK for Brazilian Teak 3/4"
                            Asked on 6/19/2012 by DavidGT from Crofton, MD

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              I would recommend using an 18 gauge cleat nailer for this exotic species; see below from our instructions. Powernail Model: 50p FLEX Nailer (visit powernail.com for rental locations near you)
                              [EXOTIC WOOD NAILING TIPS]:
                              Tongue fracture and surface dimpling during installation is common and can be minimized by (1) Installing the flooring in
                              proper lighting (2) using the correct nail thickness, (3) using the recommended shoe adaptor, or (4) changing the angle of
                              nail entry.
                              To further reduce the occurrence of surface dimpling and tongue fracture the use of flooring nailers with a thinner 18-20 gage cleat nail may be needed for the harder exotics species.
                              In addition, many installers will sometimes temporarily adjust the nailer angle by applying layers of duct tape to the bottom foot plate of the nailer. The use of an over-size base or foot plate to distribute the nailing force is encouraged. If however, surface dimpling or tongue fracture occurs when nailing the denser species, drilling pilot holes and hand nailing may be required.
                              Use caution when fastening the harder exotics with Staplers. The drive bar in Staplers are wider and if fasteners are overdriven can act like a wood chisel, splitting tongues. Do not mix fasteners when nailing. Staples and cleats hold differently when mixed can result in irregular seasonal gapping and or movement. When face or top nailing, pick areas of the grain or pattern that would best hide touch-up fillers.

                              Answered on 6/20/2012 by cc-2
                          • Q:

                            What is the wire gage on this product
                            Asked on 4/1/2011 by Sam from Newark, NJ

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              15 1/2 gauge

                              Answered on 4/1/2011 by customer care 2
                          • Q:

                            So how many come in a box? 2000?
                            Asked on 3/4/2011 by New-Kitchen from New Ulm, MN

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              Each box contains 7720 fasteners.

                              Answered on 3/9/2011 by customer care 2
                          • Q:

                            how many square feet will one box nail?
                            Asked on 11/6/2010 by Anonymous

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              The answer to this question would depend on how wide the flooring plank is that is being stapled and how far apart the spacing of the staples are on each plank. You will use fewer staples on wider plank flooring and more staples on planks that are 2 1/4" wide. With one $54.99 box of staples you may be able to install 1000 sqft up to 3,500 sqft depending on the width of the plank and the staple spacing used.

                              Answered on 11/11/2010 by Customer Care1
                          • Q:

                            How many staples are in the box? 5000 or 7728 ??
                            Asked on 9/8/2010 by J from NC

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              This box contains 7720 staples.

                              Answered on 9/9/2010 by customer care 2
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