Who in their right mind would buy a brad setter - of all things! How lazy are we that we can't put in a brad without reaching for a tool. Well, that was before my daughter called me and said, "Wow, mom, did you see what they've come out with!!!" And proceeded to point out to me that this is the best tool ever for people with acrylic nails, or even nice manicures. Humph, wonder why I didn't think of that - oh yeh... when was my last manicure. So, if you haven't bought your brad setter and value your nails, this just might be the greatest tool ever!
I laughed when I saw it too but when I was trying to use some brads, I remembered why I hate to use them. I have NO finger nails and often chew my nails so low that my finger tips hurt and was having a terrible time with them. I thought about that tool the entire time I was scrapping that day. Its about $7-8 at Ms and I'm really thinking about getting it.
Huh...I always use my paper piercer to open brads. Stick the sharp tip down in, then pull the piercer down towards me and the brad pops right open. Not to down your post D, but I'm really feeling like some of these tools are just getting ridiculous.
I like this thread, showing all of the different ways we have to open stubborn brads.
My paper piercer is an old one with a really long tip, so I haven't had any issues yet. If I had that Making Memories one with the short, thick tip, you can be sure I'd have stabbed myself any number of times!
Now Linda's got me thinking that I wish I had thought of this new tool, too. I'm all for making money!
They were pushing the brad setter at ARchivers last time I was there. If I have a difficult brad I use any of the many sharp things I keep in my carousel. You can seriously get carried away with gadgets.