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Forum topic by robdem posted 513 days ago 1358 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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robdem

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513 days ago

Anybody have any expierence with the 16 inch Ryobi drum sander looking at one one ebay seller says only used it for one job some cabinet doors .Asking 450 for sander don’t know what sander went for new . Any advice would be helpfull


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bruc101

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#1 posted 513 days ago

Amazon.com shows a new one for $995.00.

-- Bruce http://plans.sawmillvalley.org http://www.sawmillgirls.com

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BilltheDiver

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#2 posted 513 days ago

I have an old one I got for $100. I understood they have been out of production for several years. One of the clamps on the end of the drum was damaged so I followed directions on this forum and switched it to hook and loop abrasive rolls. I have since found a deal on a Performax and am using it. I am about to sell the Ryobi to a friend. Hope that helps.

-- "Measure twice, cut once, count fingers"

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becikeja

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#3 posted 512 days ago

Why sell the Ryobi? I recently purchased one off Craigslist for $50 the clamp for the paper was busted. This seems to be a common problem. My intent was to use hook n loop per instructions on this site if I can ever find it again. So before I throw more money at it I am curious as to why you are switching to performax.

$450 seems really high. I found a guy who was getting out of woodworking to support his car hobby and got a steal at$50. From my research $75-$125 depending on the condition seems about right for second hand.

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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toolie

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#4 posted 512 days ago

i got mine for $225 and believe that $75 to $125 is too low a range. $200 to $300 is the usual range i’ve seen them for in my area (NYC tristate area).

-- there's a solution to every problem.......you just have to be willing to find it.

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robdem

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#5 posted 509 days ago

Thanks for help guys do you guys like this machine and does it do a good job .Going to pass on the one on ebay to much money .Though 300 would be good price

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toolie

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#6 posted 509 days ago

so far, i like mine. but i like anything that cuts the time and effort i have to spend sanding anything.

-- there's a solution to every problem.......you just have to be willing to find it.

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MashMaster

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#7 posted 509 days ago

I’m gonna attempt to make my own. It might be fun.

-- - Dave ; Austin, TX

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