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12-06-2009 06:08 PM

Topic tags/keywords: resource tip question trick sander sanding finishing

Hello , I’m looking for potential suppliers for my sanding needs. I have three drum sanders . One needs 2” roll stock and the other two need 3” roll stock . Has anyone experimented with making the 3” fit the 2” drum ? I know it would take fewer wraps , but my question is the cutting to correct length of and attachment of the tapered ends . Also , do you have a preference of paper or cloth backed rolls ? I also have several PC ROS 5” 5 hole H&L .Any preferences as to Brands or types of abrasives for woodworking.
Thank you

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#1 posted 12-06-2009 06:40 PM

I use
they are fast and have d3ecent prices.

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#2 posted 12-06-2009 10:22 PM

Thanks Bibb , I had to go to their regular site becuse I’m not in business for myself (yet) Looks like they have some nice stuff there though : )

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#3 posted 12-06-2009 10:53 PM

I would look at Klingspor.

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#4 posted 12-06-2009 11:29 PM

Check out and

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#5 posted 12-07-2009 01:53 AM

Likew Padre…............check out KLINGSPOR. They are the best as far as I am concerned.

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#6 posted 12-07-2009 07:17 AM

Try this place. They have always had everything I needed and were priced fairly and very helpful.

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#7 posted 12-07-2009 06:04 PM

My choice is klingspor … if you are tax exempt(business with taxID) you can buy from direct from klingspor, if not goto this is thier retail catalog.

I have ordered a quite a lot or abrasives from them, all are high quality and outstanding service. Except for craytex abrasives they are always my first stop.

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#8 posted 12-07-2009 06:27 PM

You can’t beat klingspor for selection.

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#9 posted 12-07-2009 06:41 PM

Thank you very much for the leads : ) Happy Holidays to one and all : )

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