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Good cheap ROS sandpaper #1: Just got the new PC ROS and looking for a new way to buy sandpaper.

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Blog entry by Pete_Jud posted 1345 days ago 1514 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I just got the PC ROS and I can’t use it until I get some 5 inch disks. I have put this off for a long time, as I have a half a dozen PC and Makita 1/4 sheet sanders in the shop as well as on the boat. I like the econ, of the 1/4 sheet sanders, but now I am faced with velcro backed disks, and don’t quite know who has the best deals, and quality. Way to many choices on google, and the local hardware store is not any help.

-- Life is to short to own an ugly boat.



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ajosephg

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#1 posted 1345 days ago

I like Klingspor's sandpaper

-- Joe

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tooldad

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#2 posted 1345 days ago

Any time you can get it for less than 50 cents a sheet, it is a decent buy.

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kosta

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#3 posted 1345 days ago

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ksSlim

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#4 posted 1345 days ago

WWW.Supergrit.com
worth a look

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic

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Joe Weaver

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#5 posted 1345 days ago

Try either
http://www.ptreeusa.com
http://www.industrialabrasives.com
I have used both are are good people

-- Joe, Ga

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TheOldTimer

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#6 posted 1345 days ago

Industrial abrasives, very friendly and a pleasure to do business with. I have been ordering from them for years.
As stated above, www.industrialabrasives.com.

-- TheOldTimer,Chandler Arizona

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Chinitorama

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#7 posted 1345 days ago

I second ajosephg: Klingspor paper’s pretty good.
Norton makes some nice sanding disc’s too. Available at Home Depot.

-J.

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Pete_Jud

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#8 posted 1345 days ago

Thanks, will go on line tonight.

-- Life is to short to own an ugly boat.

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kosta

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#9 posted 1344 days ago

norton makes the best sand paper. It works great

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 1344 days ago

These guys have the best price and the paper last longer than any other I have used. I use to get mine at HD but save alot of money going with this one. You get 50 in a box instad of 25 and it cost less.
http://www.industrialabrasives.com/

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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TheOldTimer

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#11 posted 1344 days ago

Industrial abrasives now carries sanding discs for Festool sanders in 5 & 6” sizes if you have that equipment. They are of better quality then the Festool discs.

-- TheOldTimer,Chandler Arizona

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