Swingline� Optima? Grip Full-Strip Stapler, Graphite
Sturdy, well-made, versatile (horizontal or vertical)
I purchased this stapler to replace a string of cheaper staplers that were paid for by my employer (each had broken within 6 months of being put into service). My Optima has now seen 2+ years of daily use and is going strong. The only glitch is that it tends to malfunction when the load of staples inside drops to about 5 staples or so. I also wish it created perfectly flat stapling like some of the newer models, rather than the raised arches that most older staplers form in the back side of stapled papers (using the staples' 'tails').
August 25, 2014
Ordered this twice, first one got delivered broken and the second one broke within a month of having it.
May 7, 2014
This product does not last - not worth the price
I have purchased 2 of these staplers and both have broken with normal usage. They only lasted not quite a year.
April 8, 2014
I love this stapler!
This is, without a doubt, the best manual stapler I have ever had!
It has never jammed, not even when there is only ONE staple left!
It does not require a lot of pressure to use and has a flat front end so it can be placed upright, saving both deskspace and time (faster to grab).
Now, obviously an automatic stapler can be much faster and easier to use, but sometimes it's just not practical if you are moving around. So if you need a good manual stapler, I definitely recommend this one!
March 24, 2014