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Forum topic by MrRon posted 12-06-2011 07:16 PM 895 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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12-06-2011 07:16 PM
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
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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