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Forum topic by limelight posted 09-19-2016 04:12 PM 169 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-19-2016 04:12 PM

I am in the market to purchase some sanding equipment for the shop and I wanted to know if anyone here has had experience with the following:

Laguna SS 14 Spindle Sander – $499

Laguna DB 12 6 Combo – $999

The two closet competitors from Jet are the JBOS-5 ($489) and JSG-6CS ($1499)

The laguna options looks like a good value (spindle sander has a stand and 3” spindle included) and the Combo unit is much cheaper.

I know Laguna has a spotty customer service track record, but was curious is anyone has used or come across these units to see how they may compare. I have used both the Jet products in the past and were good.

Thanks in advance!

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#1 posted 09-19-2016 05:22 PM

Don’t buy that type of sander. Get an edge sander. You will be much happier in the long run.

-- Working smarter with less tools is a true crafts person...

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#2 posted 09-19-2016 05:30 PM

Appreciate the feedback. I actually do use a spindle sander quite a bit. Many of the edge sander just take up too much room for the space I have available but I will look into those options as well.

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