Double-Duty Stapler. Arrow’s new T50elite is a manual tacker that fires 1-inch brads as well as 9/16-inch staples. According to the maker, it delivers 60 percent more power than the T50 — which has been around for over half a century — and is easier to squeeze. It also features a jam-resistant mechanism, a quick-load magazine, and a high-low power switch. It costs about $30. Arrow Fastener Co., 800/776-2228,

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