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Swingline® Optima® High Capacity Half Strip Stapler, 70 Sheet Capacity, Silver

Swingline® Optima® High Capacity Half Strip Stapler, 70 Sheet Capacity, Silver

Item: 752473    Model: 87875

Swingline® Optima® High Capacity Half Strip Stapler, 70 Sheet Capacity, Silver
3.5stars
( 83 reviews)
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  • Metal construction
  • Half strip
  • Staples up to 70 sheets
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Swingline® Optima® High Capacity Half Strip Stapler, 70 Sheet Capacity, Silver
 
3.7

(based on 83 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (43)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (19)

71%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (43)
  • Handles large volumes (23)
  • Strong staple power (23)
  • Jam resistant (15)
  • Compact (10)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (8)
  • Jam prone (8)
  • Weak staple power (4)
  • Difficult to use (3)
  • Insufficient capacity (3)

Best Uses

  • Larger volumes (17)
  • Office (10)
  • Smaller volumes (9)
  • Every day use (7)
  • Heavy duty binding (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (34), Budget shopper (14), Midrange shopper (7)
    • Primary use:
    • Business (52), Personal (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

best manual stapler I ever used

This Swingline Optima 70 is a vast improvement over Swingline's other High-Capacity stapler model S7077701, Staples' item# 854548. There are three notable improvements in this new model: 1. The staples that come...Read complete review

This Swingline Optima 70 is a vast improvement over Swingline's other High-Capacity stapler model S7077701, Staples' item# 854548. There are three notable improvements in this new model: 1. The staples that come out have a virtually flat bottom. 2. The stapling point is moved to the front of the stapler for an unobstructed view and for better positioning and control. 3. Even less force is needed than model S7077701. The Optima 70 relies on a trigger mechanism to build up the force to shoot out a staple. Since I just bought the stapler I don't know how long the trigger mechanism will last. I mention this because some of the display models at [...]with this kind of trigger mechanism seem to quit functioning. This tells me long term durability may be an issue.I tested the Optima 70 to verify that it can indeed staple up to 70 sheets of 20-lb. paper with perfect ease.I truly enjoy the fact that it produces flat bottom staples. Flat bottom staples have three major benefits compared to traditional curved bottom staples. 1. The flat staples do not ever project sharp ends that endanger fingers. With traditional curved bottom staples, particularly when used on thick stacks of paper that exceed the capacity of either the stapler or the staples, there are frequent dangers of sharp points protruding on the underside. 2. The flat bottom staples are also much less likely to damage envelops. 3. Documents with flat bottom staples take up much less room in the file cabinet.It has a wide usability range. It can easily handle 2 sheets just as well as 70 sheets, all the while keeping the staple bottoms flat.Durability aside, which I have not had time to test, the Optima 70 is undoubtedly the best manual stapler I have ever used.

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Most Helpful Negative Review

 

Works well for a short period of time.

I ordered this stapler for my employer who handles a very large amount of paper during tax season. The stapler worked great for a month or two. However, after that period of time...Read complete review

I ordered this stapler for my employer who handles a very large amount of paper during tax season. The stapler worked great for a month or two. However, after that period of time something inside the stapler bent and caused the staples to become stuck inside the chamber. It would staple once and then become jammed. You would have to open the stapler up and pull the staples apart in order to use it again. Even then it would jam after one use. We ended up throwing away that stapler and order a replacement. The replacement did the same exact thing. It was nice while it worked!

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1.0

Not what it used to be....

By Tyler

from St Paul, MN

Pros

    Cons

    • Weak

    Best Uses

      Comments about Swingline® Optima® High Capacity Half Strip Stapler, 70 Sheet Capacity, Silver:

      The first one I bought was great. But after a couple years, I figured it was time to buy another as the staples would no longer go through 60 sheets of paper. So I bought a new stapler. Still was having the same problem. Nope its the staples themselves. Not as strong as they used to be. Barely go through 50 sheets of paper.

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      1.0

      It has never worked

      By Lesley

      from Michigan

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      This customer has reached Intern level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

      Pros

      • None

      Cons

      • Fails To Do Its Job
      • Poor Value

      Best Uses

        Comments about Swingline® Optima® High Capacity Half Strip Stapler, 70 Sheet Capacity, Silver:

        I bought this thinking it would be an affordable high capacity stapler to use. It has never been any good at stapling large amounts of paper even though it claims to have a 70 sheet capacity. I'm using the staples it says to use. Complete waste of Money.

        • Primary use:
        • Business

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        1.0

        Another bust

        By Joanne

        from New Jersey

        Pros

          Cons

          • Poor Value
          • Weak

          Best Uses

            Comments about Swingline® Optima® High Capacity Half Strip Stapler, 70 Sheet Capacity, Silver:

            This is the 2nd hi-capacity stapler I purchased, this time based on the favorable reviews. Unfortunately it's no better than the first one. BROKE the 2ND time I used it.

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            5.0

            great staple

            By nic

            from east stroudsburg pa

            About Me Budget Shopper

            Verified Buyer
            This customer has reached Intern level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

            Pros

            • Good Value
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Heavy Duty Binding

              Comments about Swingline® Optima® High Capacity Half Strip Stapler, 70 Sheet Capacity, Silver:

              Great staple easily staples large amounts of paper

              • Primary use:
              • Business

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              3.0

              Easy to use but easy to break

              By Mr. Chef

              from Aventura, FL

              About Me Budget Shopper

              This customer has reached Intern level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

              Pros

              • Easy to use
              • Good Looking
              • Good Value

              Cons

              • Easy To Break
              • Limited Uses
              • Must Open It For Repairs

              Best Uses

              • Heavy Duty Binding
              • Short Term

              Comments about Swingline® Optima® High Capacity Half Strip Stapler, 70 Sheet Capacity, Silver:

              We bought this stapler because of the colorful looking plus the good spec for up to 70 sheets. The problem is that it has to use a bigger stapler that confuses staff. They forgot and made a mistake by using the regular stapler. Then it caused a lot of problems. Now less than a year, it is broken. The stapler tray can be put back. I guess something wrong and hard for us to open it up and fix it. It is not so smart design for repairs.

              • Primary use:
              • Business

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