Bostitch 18-Gauge 1-1/2 in. Narrow Crown Finish Stapler-SX1838K - The Home Depot


Model # SX1838K

Internet # 100666148

Store SKU # 281356

18-Gauge 1-1/2 in. Narrow Crown Finish Stapler

Bostitch 18-Gauge 1-1/2 in. Narrow Crown Finish Stapler

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$109.00 / each


Model # SX1838K

Internet # 100666148

Store SKU # 281356

The Stanley Bostitch 1-1/2 in. 18-Gauge Narrow Crown Finish Stapler has a clean and low-maintenance oil-free design with a swivel air fitting and filter inlet to enhance maneuverability and engine life. It features a selectable trigger system that can be set to sequential or contact operation and a low-nail lockout to prevent dry firing. It has a reversible belt hook and even includes an integrated pencil sharpener.

  • Selectable trigger system converts from sequential to contact operation
  • Reversible belt hook with convenient integrated pencil sharpener
  • Low-nail lockout prevents dry firing
  • Swivel air fitting with filtered air inlet increases maneuverability and engine durability
  • Drives 1/2 in. to 1-1/2 in. 18-gauge 7/32 in. crown staples
  • Oil-free design requires no maintenance and prevents stains on work surfaces
  • Includes the stapler, 1-1/2 in. finish staples and durable carry case
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Maximum fastener size (in.)  1.5  Minimum Fastener Size  1/2 in 
Minimum fastener size (in.)  0.5  Product Depth (in.)  11.81 
Product Height (in.)  4.61  Product Width (in.)  12.2 
Air Tool Type  Air Nailer  Cordless/Corded  Corded 
Energy Type  Air  Fasteners included  Yes 
Loading type  Strip  Maximum Fastener Size  1-1/2 in 
Reconditioned  No  Returnable  90-Day 
Tools Product Type  Power Tool 


Rated 4.0 out of 5 by 11 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Bostitch SX1838K Stapler I've had my Bostitch stapler for a week now. I really like it, it's easy to load and staples great. It's replacing 1 I can't find staples for anymore. October 31, 2009
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 18-GAUGE 1-1/2 IN. NARROW CROWN FINISH STAPLER Bought a Porter Cable combo kit which had a TS056 stapler. Stapler was very picky as how you apply it to a surface or it misfires, a lot. Got fed up so I went to Home Depot to purchase another stapler. I handled the Bostitch and it felt great. The display information was impressive too. Good warranty. Came with 1/4 inch narrow crown 1 inch long staples to try out. Used almost all of them with out a jam or misfire. Good quality, good craftsmanship, good performance, has a plastic hook and came with a molded plastic carrying case. Now I'm using 1/4 inch narrow crown 1/2 inch long staples and going to town insulating my garage without a glitch. The other stapler will be collecting dust. July 6, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by SX 1838 K REVIEW I had a SX150 Bostitch for 6 years and wore it out, currently in for overhaul. I replaced it with the *5-STAR* Ridgid. I wasted my time purchasing that one. I bought the current model Bostitch 1838K and thus far it is working great. I will update this as time rolls on. January 9, 2012
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Seems to be not quite powerful enough. Had to run it over recommended PSI to get a countersink Works as intended. Was hoping to get a cheaper model. You must use Bostitch staples and not generic. Only come in two size boxes 1,000 or like a billion. It would be nice to have an intermediate size as it will take my entire life to use the large box! June 25, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Bostitch has a proven history with me, Great tools Had to buy this stapler today because my other bostich stapler was beyond repair, it was over 15 years old. I had a box of 3000 staples for it, so I thought I could just buy the gun and use my staples from older gun. Did not happen. I had to buy new staples also. They increased the staple size so the old ones will not fit in the newer gun. No biggie, better staples anyway, they are a tad bit bigger. I like the bottom loading on this gun, and it has a window when you can see your staples getting low and most importantly, if you are stapling away and the safety trigger on the end does not push in, this means you are out of staples. Very good feature, keeps you from firing blanks. Awesome stapler and worth the money, the staples are not that expensive and will last a long time, as will the gun. Awesome latch on it to hang from your nailbag or pocket. Works great all around. I nailed up 15 sheets of 3/8 cedar soffit today in under 3 hours, stapler never missed a beat. The hardest part was moving my scaffold around. Great gun, get this one. Porter Cable is good too, but cheaper and parts are more expensive for it. Go bostich when buying tools. Hitachi and Dewalt are great too. March 1, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by This is my second crown stapler and this one is far superior to the old model. Easy to attach and swivel air hose, quick load and non firing when empty is a great feature. February 11, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by This product meets my needs perfectly I loved the cost and reliability of this product. It is light weight and very easy to use. January 14, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Really like this product. Had an off brand that just stopped working for no reason. Always believe you get what you pay for. Like features better on this one better than others in its price range. Look for it to last long time. April 10, 2013
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