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1743 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: sandpaper question

What is the brand name of the best sandpaper? I seen to always create a pile of sand and an extra piece of TP


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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 1743 days ago

I don’t particularly like garnet sandpaper either. It works but tends to clog easily and does not last very long. I like to use aluminum oxide like Bently. I generally use Online Industrial Supply for my sandpaper purchases.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 1743 days ago

I use Industrial Abrasives as often as I can especially with their 3 inch drum sander rolls. I can buy a roll with 3 wraps for a lot less than the 50 yard rolls most companies want you to buy. Their Ryno Grip hook and loop works just fine for us too and I find that most of the time a box of 50 disc is also cheaper. We’ve been using them for years and never had a problem They will also make us belts for the wide belt.
Industrial Abrasives

-- Bruce http://plans.sawmillvalley.org http://www.sawmillgirls.com

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#3 posted 1743 days ago

I like the products from these folks-

http://www.supergrit.com/

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 1743 days ago

Aluminum Oxide from Klingspor

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#5 posted 1742 days ago

Klingspor.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#6 posted 1742 days ago

Lately I have been using some 3M “Sandblaster” paper. I like it. It sands quickly and lasts a long time in my experience. I am not sure how many different grits are available. What I have bought is a bit pricey.

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#7 posted 1742 days ago

I’ve had good luck with Norton 3X sandpaper. It seems to me that it does last 3X (3 times) longer.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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Ger21

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#8 posted 1742 days ago

Another vote for Industrial Abrasives. Been using them for over 10 years.

-- Gerry, http://home.comcast.net/~cncwoodworker/CNC_Woodworker.html

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#9 posted 1742 days ago

I get all my sandpaper from Kilgspor:

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#10 posted 1742 days ago

Klingspor

-- Joe

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