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Offline adamant

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it seems when they are used there are lot of staple leg showing.. should i be favoring one side when i do the side staple? see pictures..



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Re: FRAME STAPLES: are u happy with using 1/4 crown 18ga. 1 1/4 long staples?
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2011, 04:07:10 PM »
I don't worry about it.   I use a shot of glue before I nail them.    The only thing I worry about is not shooting a finger.   

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Re: FRAME STAPLES: are u happy with using 1/4 crown 18ga. 1 1/4 long staples?
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2011, 04:09:00 PM »
Yes,  favor one side, otherwise it can be a hassle putting in the foundation.    I prefer staples over nails.
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Re: FRAME STAPLES: are u happy with using 1/4 crown 18ga. 1 1/4 long staples?
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2011, 07:12:18 PM »
ditto the glue.  sometimes i forget, but the staples with the glue will hold up to about  anything.  i sure wouldn't redo those staples that ended up in the groove.  just work around them.  the bees will fix it if you have to mess up a little corner of foundation.
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