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Electric Stapler and Brad Nail Gun

  • Uses heavy duty staples an 1/2", 9/6" and 5/8" Brads
  • Dual power lever designed for use with hard or soft materials
  • Flush-nose design assists with stapling in tight spots
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Product Overview

The versatile Stanley 2-in-1 Electric Stapler and Strip Brad Nailer operates as a staple gun for use with materials such as ceiling tile and carpet padding and as a brad nailer for use with picture frames and molding. The high/low power feature helps you match the output force for the material, while the anti-jam feature helps prevent jammed staples. The soft-grip handle and trigger offer comfort during operation.
  • High/low power levels enable you to tailor the output force for hard or soft materials
  • Flush nose design helps you staple in hard-to-reach areas
  • Trigger offers comfortable operation
  • Operates as a staple gun and as a brad nailer for versatile performance
  • Anti-jam feature helps prevent staples from becoming jammed
  • Heavy-duty design provides great driving power
  • All-metal drive channel for high penetration
  • Use to install insulation, ceiling tile, carpet padding and molding
  • Great for building picture frames, hobby projects and more
  • Soft-grip handle for a comfortable hold
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Assembled Depth (in.)
11.2 in
Assembled Height (in.)
10.3 in
Assembled Width (in.)
4 in
Handle Length (in.)


Hand Tool Type
Maximum staple size (in.)
Staple type
Tools Product Type
Power Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Limited Lifetime Warranty

Questions & Answers


Do the staples and brads come with Stanley Electric stapler and Brad Nail Gun..do I need to order...

Asked by PJ March 9, 2021

It's been a couple of years since I purchased mine, but as I recall I had to purchase the staples separately

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Asked by Betty March 8, 2021

This staple gun has made my project so much easier than I could have imagined. This is a great tool! It’s light yet sturdy and durable.

It says brad nailer? I was wondering what size nails it would take? Or is it just a staple gun? Need it for baseboards.

Asked by Ray February 10, 2021

Depends what kind of material and how thick your baseboards are. Note that the only brads recommended for this machine are SWKBN050 (1/2") and SWKBN0625 (5/8").

How do you load staples ?

Asked by Johnboy December 24, 2020

Instructions are in the owner's manual. In case you can't find the instructions, I have attached a photo.

Does this use nails as well as staples

Asked by Oatmeal November 24, 2020

Yes. If you look carefully at the description you will see that it can be used with brads. You cannot se it with large nails; it's not a nail gun.

I cannot install staples

Asked by Pam October 31, 2020

Pull the black tab down and out and the slide will open and you can fit the staples in.

How does Brad nails feet into the Stanley staplegun

Asked by Willy October 13, 2020

Instruction manual covers how to load and only SWKBN050 (1/2") and SWKBN0625 (5/8") brads are recommended.

What size brads are used with this device?

Asked by Alice September 28, 2020

SWKBN050 (1/2") and SWKBN0625 (5/8")

There is a little tongue stuck out at the end of the staple gun where the Staples go in and it won't go back in where it

Asked by Theresa August 8, 2020

you may have loaded too many staples in the gun. remove some and it will load back in to support the staples. it will lift down then pop up into the gun to secure the staples.

Is it heavy?

Asked by Mimi July 27, 2020

No it's not heavy. I'm female and use it for my upholstery/re-upholstery projects. Hands/arm never gets tired.

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Customer Reviews

  • 3.5
    out of 859 reviews
  • 57% recommend this product
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Handy & helpful until coil gummed up and would not fire.
by Tre500 gummy coil
Worked real good
I took on a large upholstery job and didn't want to staple by hand so picked this thing up. In 2 weeks I ran over 6000 staples with no jams or other issues. If I had to nitpick I would recommend a better indicator for when you are out of staples because when empty the hammer came out and cut my material. Still very happy with this stapler and would buy again without hesitation.
by The staple master
i’m frustrated
Within 5 staples i realized this thing is woefully underpowered, even in pine and cedar. The safety pin is finicky and you have to have it in the perfect position. 15 minutes later and it starts misfiring and only eeks out a staple every third shot or so. Then about 45 very inconvenient minutes later the thing stopped working entirely. Swapped to a manual stanley tr250 (which i highly recommend). Found out after inspection that the bar that pushes out the staples is jammed out of position.
by slightlyirritatedtater
13 people found this helpful
UNDERPOWERED - half the power of a regular stapler. Terrible product
I'm not sure what Stanley is/was thinking with this stapler. I was hoping to save my hands of much stapling on a project (working with T50's) and not using a manual. It has two power modes. "Low" and "High". At low power it will only sink a 5/16th staple in to a pine board half, if that. At "High" power it still leaves more than 1/8" gap, often a full 1/4". Not a single staple on a sample piece of wood could I get anything that was satisfactory. 100% of the staple drives were subpar at best, still needing to be hammered mostly and at worst unusable and the staple could be pulled out with no effort. What is the intention of a powered stapler if not to AT LEAST match the power of a manual one and, presumably, be able to do a bit better and then some. Sure, you get what you pay for, however, for twice the price of a normal stapler I'd expect at LEAST the same performance, certainly not a 100% worse performance.
by Cosmic
11 people found this helpful
Very easy to use. It’s not expensive but it gives quality results. ive had it for a couple weeks ...
Very easy to use. It’s not expensive but it gives quality results. ive had it for a couple weeks now. It has a very useful botton so it doesn’t work, stopping kids from using it. I love my Stanley staple gun. I’ve used it for numerous diy decor and furniture repair projects and I’m honestly tempted to call it my favorite child. (Don’t tell my kids)
by diyMommy2020
Misfires and jams
I wouldn’t waste my money on this product. As soon as you reload it it continuously misfires and jams. Couldn’t even finish my project. Only every third or fourth staple would take. So frustrating. A waste of time and money!
by Mom
Response from SBD_Product ExpertAug 27, 2020
Hi Mom
We appreciate your feedback on the TRE550Z and are sorry to hear about the issue you are having with your product. This is not the kind of performance we expect from our products and would like to speak to you about this issue so we can assist you in resolving this to your satisfaction. Please email me at wecare@sbdinc.com and reference case #12119315. I look forward to hearing from you.
Thank you,
7 people found this helpful
So far so good. Great for recovering chairs. Only 4 stars because I haven't had it long enough.
So far so good. Great for recovering chairs. Only 4 stars because I haven't had it long enough.
by Jerbear
2 people found this helpful
Where has this been all of my life. I'm a sporadic DIY person and I've recovered a chair or two,...
Where has this been all of my life. I'm a sporadic DIY person and I've recovered a chair or two, but never invested the small amount of money needed to get an electric stapler. I was recovering 6 small dining chairs and my hand was aching. I purchased this electric stapler and am now kicking my self for not buying one years ago. I am really and truly so happy with this purchase. The size and weight are easily manageable with smaller hands (I have tiny hands). The cord provides adequate length for small jobs that are common for an electric stapler. I didn't experience any issues with jams or loading. The noise quality is good (not terrifying like some tools can be). Also, I was able to control the positioning before, during, and after stapling with little to no movement. This was very important in the project since I was using a much thicker foam and needs to ensure I pulled the fabric as consistently as possible. Overall I'm very pleased with this purchase and would highly recommend for any person that needs to do stapling on a sporadic or consistent basis.
5 people found this helpful
This tool works great! I had been using a manual stapler, but my hand strenghth is limited and ma...
This tool works great! I had been using a manual stapler, but my hand strenghth is limited and made it really hard to accomplish any jobs. I zipped right through replacing a ripped screen on my screened in porch with this duel function staple/brad gun.
by Trisha
3 people found this helpful
Purchased to build shaker cabinet doors. Very easy to use and did exactly what I needed. I see lo...
Purchased to build shaker cabinet doors. Very easy to use and did exactly what I needed. I see lots more projects in my future with this tool.
4 people found this helpful
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