HOW TO LOAD STAPLES IN THE T-100
1) Pivot the body 180 degrees rearward as shown in figure 1 below.
2) Locate the feed plate as shown in figure 2.
3) Open the feed plate (note, on some fasteners the feed plate can be very tight)
4) With the feed plate open slide out the entire feed assembly.
5) With the feed assembly removed insert staples (with legs pointing upwards) into the magazine.
6) With the staples fully inserted, replace the feed assembly
7) Close the feed plate (figure 7) and pivot the body 180 degrees forward (figure 8)
Patent and Other Information:
- Operating Directions for Tatum Stapler No T-100
- Design Patent 156834 Stapling Machine (filed 06/15/49, granted 01/10/50)
- Patent 2667637 Stapling Machine (filed 02/15/49, granted 02/02/54)
- Patent 2680245 Stapling Machine (filed 07/07/49, granted 06/08/54)
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