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Forum topic by Jim K posted 02-14-2010 07:18 AM 767 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-14-2010 07:18 AM


I won at the blackjack tables. What could i get the most out of a Belt/disc sander or a spindle sander (ridgid spindle edge sander) any thoughts?


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#1 posted 02-14-2010 07:20 AM

If it were me I’d choose a ROS first then the ridgin spinde sander.

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#2 posted 02-14-2010 07:30 AM


a random orbit sander ?


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#3 posted 02-14-2010 08:24 AM

I assume you have a ROS since you didn’t mention you wanted one in your post. If not, get that first. I’ve heard a lot of good things about the Ridgid spindle sander, which can convert into a belt sander. There are several reviews of the Ridgid here on LJ. It’s on my top 10 list of tools I want, er really need.

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#4 posted 02-14-2010 08:37 AM

I have a Ridgid spindle/belt sander and am very pleased with it. It is a great little sander for the price. Thanks for asking.

God Bless

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#5 posted 02-15-2010 05:42 AM


Taking the hints I ordered the Ridgid spindle/belt sander from Cpo Ridgid. I got the refurbished unit.

Thanks for the help.

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