Random orbit sander???

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  1. Jul 25, 2013 #1

    s4s4u

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    I am in need of a good sander that won't break the bank. Had a Porter-Cable that wore out a couple years ago that I loved, but was no longer made and all there was in town was DeWalt so I bought one. Won't buy another. A dust port that will accept a small shop vac hose is a plus. What works for you?

    Cheers, Rod.
     
  2. Jul 25, 2013 #2

    nealtw

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  3. Jul 26, 2013 #3

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    I have loved using the Makita Random Orbital sander with the velcro-type backed sanding discs. It holds up to a lot, from sanding the side of a house, to finish sanding between coats of poly.
     
  4. Jul 26, 2013 #4

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    Which model would that be?
     
  5. Jul 26, 2013 #5

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    This was the Makita Model bo5010 but I think it has been replaced with newer model makita bo5030. You might be able to still get this older model on ebay.
     
  6. Aug 21, 2013 #6

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    I have a Ridgid that I really like.
    Problem with Ridgid is replacement parts. Almost impossible to find. Price is outrageous. Factory support is nonexsistant.
     

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