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Forum topic by drpdrp posted 03-10-2014 01:58 PM 983 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-10-2014 01:58 PM

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#1 posted 03-10-2014 02:03 PM

Ridgid. Mine has never failed. $200.00 well spent.
Get one of those “erasers” that ya use to clean the belts and sleeves. sure makes the expendables last longer.
I was surprised at how much I use the belt feature.
Bill

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#2 posted 03-10-2014 02:16 PM

I had both the ridgid and the HF. I like both. As just a spindle sander the HF is better but the multi-use of the ridgid is really nice.

Dust collection on the HF is lightyears better than the ridgid too.

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#3 posted 03-10-2014 02:26 PM

I also have the Ridgid sander and have no bad issues with it.

-- If you say 'It's good enough', it probably isn't.

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#4 posted 03-10-2014 02:36 PM

Ridgid…it’s two sanders in one….love it for a small hobby shop..love it for a small hobby shop.

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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#5 posted 03-10-2014 02:57 PM

I saw the rigid on Charles Neil’s show and he was talking how he liked it. I took a chance ( I generally don’t like Rigid Tools). Got to say it’s been one of the handiest additions I ever made to the shop. Love that little thing. Plop it up on the bench attach it to the DC and away you go and the diff spindle tubes handles almost any need. I only wish I could get a lot finer grit tubes for it. When I’m done back on the shelf. I give it two thumbs up.

-- Sooner or later Liberals run out of other people's money.

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