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Forum topic by Chris_T posted 02-28-2011 04:45 AM 2524 views 1 time favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-28-2011 04:45 AM

I’ve used all kinds of sandpaper for my orbital sander. I have come to love the Norton brand but hate the price. It works great and last a long time. Is there a different brand that works just as good but is cheaper and maybe sold in bulk?

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#1 posted 02-28-2011 04:52 AM Easy to work with, excellent products and customer service. Mirka seems to be an excellent sandpaper, and Peachtree has it available in quantity 50 packs.

I’ve used Norton, Klingspor and Mirka and they’re all good products.

-- Verna -- Indianapolis, IN

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#2 posted 03-01-2011 07:08 PM


Try the Rhynogrip from Industrial Abrasives. I have been using them for over a year now and think they last longer then the Norton and just as long as Mirka.


-- "Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops."--Cary Grant from the movie Arsenic and Old Lace

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#3 posted 03-01-2011 08:41 PM

After I use up all the Norton 3x that I have, I’m planning on giving Mirka a try. I’ve also been curious about the Indasa “Red Line” paper as well and will likely try it too.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#4 posted 03-02-2011 03:04 PM

I have tried them all and feel Mirka is hard to beat.

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#5 posted 03-02-2011 03:55 PM

I second the suggestion for Industrial Abrasives. The folks there are very helpful and even offer discounts that you might not have seen. The customer service lady suggested I buy just one more box and I would save, I think it was $1 off each of the other boxes, how could I pass up a deal like that.

So far the Rhino grip stuff is out performing the Norton on all my projects.

-- James

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#6 posted 03-02-2011 11:10 PM

Thanks for the help guys. I think I will try the Mirka and Rhynogrip.

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