good all around sander?


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Old 01-02-06, 10:53 AM
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good all around sander?

I want to buy a sander and am wondering what would be a good one to buy for general home improvement and some wood working projects.
 
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Old 01-02-06, 03:25 PM
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I would suggest a randon orbital sander for general, overall sanding. Lots of guys buy belt sanders and tear up everything they sand due to too much power. Detail sanders are just that. made for small areas and finishing. An orbital sander will do most of the jobs you need done. Good luck.
 
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Old 01-02-06, 05:33 PM
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Originally Posted by majakdragon
I would suggest a randon orbital sander for general, overall sanding. Lots of guys buy belt sanders and tear up everything they sand due to too much power. Detail sanders are just that. made for small areas and finishing. An orbital sander will do most of the jobs you need done. Good luck.

I would agree with that.
 
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Old 01-02-06, 07:09 PM
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good all around sander

I agree also.
 
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5" round random-orbital sander.
 
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Old 01-03-06, 12:22 AM
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Ryobi makes a nice variable speed random orbital sander, I just pick one up to refinish doors a months ago. Also check out this or last months popular mechanics magazine, they dedicated the front cover to sanders and compare many of them.
 
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Another vote for random orbital
You can actually do alot of general house-hold-type projects with a good palm sander
 
 

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