Triton Spindle Sander TC450SPS, Anyone?

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Forum topic by Tommy posted 10-20-2010 02:59 AM 2780 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-20-2010 02:59 AM

I bought the Triton TC450SPS Spindle Sander at Woodcraft today on sale for $129. I’m not familiar with this brand but it was a really good price and had a cast iron top, 3.5 amp and 2000 rpm. Before I open this sucker I thought I’d ask you gurus if anyone has feedback on this item? Thoughts? Love it? hate it?

-- Tommy, ---- It's Never Crowded On the Extra Mile.

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#1 posted 10-20-2010 03:04 AM


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#2 posted 04-13-2012 01:14 PM

I own it and I love it. Except, Triton has discontinued this product and so they won’t service nor do they carry replacement parts for it. It is also really difficult to find that size sanding sleeve, especially in the higher (220) grits. Woodcraft carries sleeves that size in 80 and 120. I was able to find the 220 online at

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#3 posted 04-13-2012 01:33 PM

Look here for sleeves. I purchased from here for my rigid belt/spindle sander.

BTW, I use my the Rigid spindle and belt system a lot. It is great for shaping with belt and spindles let you get into the smaller areas.

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#4 posted 04-13-2012 01:55 PM

+1, ChrisK.
I own a Triton SCMS. Great tool. I think the co. is based in Australia.
Sorry to read that they can’t service all their tools.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#5 posted 04-13-2012 03:11 PM

It’s the same as the harbor freight model.

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#6 posted 04-14-2012 04:23 AM

I believe that that exact sander is also available branded as a Rockwell.

I went for the Ridgid. Love it.

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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