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Forum topic by Damage Inc. posted 08-17-2010 07:56 PM 3248 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Damage Inc.

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08-17-2010 07:56 PM

I’ve found one of these on Craigslist for $50.

What do your great woodworking minds think about this? I’ve looked in the reviews section of the site and didn’t find any. The reviews on Amazon were terrible. Underpowered being the biggest gripe.

I am going to get a Rigid OSS soon, but this looks like a pretty good deal.

Any opinions for me?


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Steven H

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#1 posted 08-18-2010 12:53 AM

What are you using the sander for?

I say save your $50 and buy the ridgid OSS.

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#2 posted 08-18-2010 01:24 AM

Resisting affordable items on CS is difficult for me but I would let this pass.

If I was turning pens and bottle stoppers or making doll furniture and it came with a pile of belts and disks I might go for it.

Keep looking, you’ll find a better model for the same price. -Jack

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Damage Inc.

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#3 posted 08-18-2010 02:31 AM

Thanks for the advice. I passed.

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