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Bostitch SL1838BC 18-Gauge 5/16 in. Crown 1-1/2 in. Cap Stapler Kit
Model#: BSTNSL1838BC
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Bostitch SL1838BC 18-Gauge 5/16 in. Crown 1-1/2 in. Cap Stapler Kit

Model#: BSTNSL1838BC
Retail:
$269.99
Our Price:
$249.99
Sale Price:
$229.99
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Details

Features:
  • Designed to be the preferred method of securing felt, house wrap and thin foam
  • Adjustable depth of drive sets staples to the desired depths quickly and conveniently
  • Selectable trigger operation converts from sequential to contact operation
  • Includes internal air filter for maximum reliability
  • Belt hook for added convenience
  • 18-Gauge, 5/16 in. crown, 1/2 in. - 1-1/2 in. long staples
Includes:
  • 18-Gauge Cap Stapler - SL1838BC
  • 1/4 in. Swivel Air Fitting
  • (1,000) 1 in. SL Staples
  • (1,000) Bostitch Caps
  • Carrying Case

Specifications

Weight: 3.9 lbs.
Air Inlet Size: 1/4 in.
Crown Size: 5/16 in.
Depth of Drive: Adjustable
Dry Fire Lockout: No
Fastener Capacity: 160
Fastener Collation: Adhesive
Fastener Gauge: 18
Fastener Type: Cap Staples
Firing Modes: Contact / Sequential Actuation
Fitting Type: NPT
Jam Clearance: Open Nose
Lubrication: Oil-Lube
Magazine Angle: Straight
Max. Fastener Length: 1-1/2 in.
Min. Fastener Length: 1 in.
Tip Style: Workpiece Contact

Reviews

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Bostitch18-Gauge 5/16 in. Crown 1-1/2 in. Cap Stapler Kit
 
4.7

(based on 11 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (10)
  • Easy to load (9)
  • Good power output (6)
  • Very safe (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Professional (8)
    • Home use (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Professional (6), Avid do-it-yourselfer (4)

    Reviewed by 11 customers

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    4.0

    great buy

    By D

    from sc

    About Me Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small Jobs

      Comments about 18-Gauge 5/16 in. Crown 1-1/2 in. Cap Stapler Kit:

      Nice design

       
      5.0

      You need this

      By rider451

      from Sieper, LA

      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Load
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Felt
        • Home Use
        • House Wrap
        • Professional

        Comments about 18-Gauge 5/16 in. Crown 1-1/2 in. Cap Stapler Kit:

        Used to put foam core house wrap on a large story and a half house. Holding the sheet and putting up cap staples with the other hand is something you can't do without this tool. When I bought it I thought it would misfire a lot because of the seeming complicated operation of driving a staple through a plastic cap. I was wrong. I set thousands of cap staples with NO problems at all. This tool saved many many hours, and dollars in labor. Highly recommend.

         
        5.0

        Does The Job

        By gym shoes

        from Des Moines, Iowa

        About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Does The Job Once You Fig
        • Easy To Load
        • Lightweight
        • Powerful

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Home Use

        Comments about 18-Gauge 5/16 in. Crown 1-1/2 in. Cap Stapler Kit:

        Does the job once you figure out there is a Cap stapler(SL) and a finish stapler (SX) with the same numbers that use different size crown staples.

         
        4.0

        Just Like New

        By dcc

        from Brownwood Texas

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Load
        • Lightweight
        • Powerful
        • Very Safe

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Professional

          Comments about 18-Gauge 5/16 in. Crown 1-1/2 in. Cap Stapler Kit:

          I should have bought one years ago. Speeds up putting on housewrap 30%.

           
          5.0

          fast and with one hand.

          By Big Wally

          from Clyde, NC

          About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Load
          • Lightweight
          • Powerful
          • Very Safe

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about 18-Gauge 5/16 in. Crown 1-1/2 in. Cap Stapler Kit:

              Used cap stapler to install sheet insulation to the ceiling in my garage. Could add a cap and staple with one hand as far as I could reach. Was gonna use screws and tin caps, glad I didn't.

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              New Vs. Reconditioned

              What's the difference between New and Factory-Reconditioned?

              Factory-Reconditioned products have been returned to the manufacturer and are restored to like-new operating condition; they go through a rigorous testing and inspection process. Plus, they offer a significant savings vs. new.
              • Reconditioned products may have minor cosmetic blemishes or scratches that do not affect item performance.
              • Reconditioned products may not come with all of the consumables the new version comes with (bits, sanding pads/papers, cases, etc.).
              • Both come with a manufacturer warranty and are covered by our Money Back Guarantee; New is 30 days, Reconditioned is 60 days.
              Condition: New Factory Reconditioned
              Features: Same Same
              Specs: Same Same
              Includes: 18-Gauge Cap Stapler - SL1838BC,
              1/4 in. Swivel Air Fitting,
              (1,000) 1 in. SL Staples,
              (1,000) Bostitch Caps,
              Carrying Case
              18-Gauge Cap Stapler - SL1838BC-R,
              1/4 in. Swivel Air Fitting,
              Carrying Case
              Availability: In Stock In Stock
              Warranty: 7 Year Limited 1 Year Limited
              Price: $229.99 $139.99
              You Save: N/A $90.00 (39%)

              Warranty

              Warranties

              Stanley Fastening Systems, L.P. 7 Year Limited Warranty (1 Year for Reconditioned Products) - U.S. and Canada Only  

              Effective December 1, 2005 Bostitch, L.P. warrants to the original retail purchaser that the product purchased is free from defects in material and workmanship, and agrees to repair or replace, at Bostitch's option, any defective Bostitch branded pneumatic stapler or nailer for a period of seven (7) years from date of purchase (one (1) year from the date of purchase for reconditioned pneumatic staplers or nailers and for new and reconditioned compressors and tools used in production applications). Warranty is not transferable. Proof of purchase date required. This warranty covers only damage resulting from defects in material or workmanship; it does not cover conditions or malfunctions resulting from normal wear, neglect, abuse, accident or repairs attempted or made by other than our national repair center or authorized warranty service centers. Driver blades, bumpers, o-rings, pistons and piston rings are considered normally wearing parts. For optimal performance of your Bostitch tool always use genuine Bostitch fasteners and replacement parts.

              This warranty IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTIES AND with respect to compressors and tools used in production applications, limits to a period of one (1) year from the date of purchase all implied warranties INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. BOSTITCH SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

              Some states and countries do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state and country to country.