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Forum topic by MrRon posted 12-06-2011 07:16 PM 773 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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12-06-2011 07:16 PM

http://www.sears.com/shc/s/Compare?storeId=10153&catalogId=12605&pageNum=2&viewItems=25&keyword=staple+guns&partNumber_1=SPM5651940403P&partNumber_2=SPM216402921P&partNumber_3=SPM178119141P&prodCount=3
Out of curiosity, I checked for a staple gun at Sears on-line. They listed three Stanley aluminum staple guns; all look identical, but the prices, model numbers and item numbers are very different. I tried other on-line sites, and couldn’t find a match. This is a popular item. I checked Costco. Their staple gun was model number 189023 and cost $24.99. It sounds to me that everyone is trying to confuse the consumer and manipulate them. I find similar differences in model #’s for other tools as well. It may not be illlegal what they are doing, but IMO it is definitely a lack of personal integrity They join the ranks of used car salesmen.


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#1 posted 12-06-2011 07:37 PM

I’m not sure but it appears that all three of those staplers are “market place” items, being actually sold by other people not sears.

The version sold by sears http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_12605_00973812000P?prdNo=16
is 14.99 and on sale.

Different retailers sell things for different prices, I believe there is only one bright yellow stanley staple gun. I have one, I like it.

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