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Bosch 1274DVS 6.6 Amp 3-Inch by 21-Inch Variable Speed In-Line Belt Sander with Cloth Dust Bag Review 2018

The Bosch 1274DVS 6.6 Amp 3-Inch by 21-Inch Variable Speed In-Line Belt Sander with Cloth Dust Bag has magnesium and plastic housing that gives it its light weight.

It is powered by a 6.6 amp 550-1,100-sfpm motor. The motor is aligned with the belt edge to allow flush sanding into corners. The front handle is removable and the belt can be changed with a simple release.

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Ridgid EB4424 Sander, Oscillating/Edge Belt Review 2018

Ridgid offers best Belt sander by combining two machines in one. It features edge belt and spindle sanding machine. The ball bearing construction offers smooth operation and longer life. For your various needs like burn-free finishes on edges, contours, faces, inside and outside curves, the oscillating and rotating motion helps you the get the best results. You can easily convert the machine from belt sanding to spindle sanding without using any tools. This is really a high performing sander packed with all the advanced features.

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Porter and Cable 362V 4 inch by 24 inch Belt Sander Review 2018

When it comes to Belt Sanders the Porter-Cable offers the 362V variable Speed Belt Sander of size 4 inch by 24 inch. It is driven by powerful 12 Amp motor and the total tool is encased in all-metal design for ruggedness and durability. The 12 Amp motor has more power to drive than most other belt sanders and it is placed directly onto the platen. The belt-gear system transfers power from motor to belt smoothly.

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JET 708596K JSG-96OS 6-Inch/9-Inch 3/4-Horsepower Open Stand Belt/Disc Sander, 115-Volt 1-Phase Review 2018

JET 708596K JSG-96OS 6-Inch/9-Inch 3/4-Horsepower Open Stand Belt/Disc Sander, 115-Volt 1-Phase is powered by a 3/4 Hp motor and is a combination sander.

The sanding disc spins at 1725 RPM on no load. The disc plate is machine flattened to prevent deflection during work.

The sanding disc table measures 10 by 12 inches and has a unique curved shape. It can also be tilted and there is a scale that shows the amount of tilt. It is also possible to use a mount for the disc table for improving the use of the belt.

The sander also comes with a pivotal fence and a full miter gauge. The fence measures 5.5 inches x 2 inches.

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Makita 9403 11 Amp 4-Inch Belt Sander Review 2018

The Makita 9403 11 Amp 4-Inch Belt Sander with Cloth Dust Bag is an extremely easy to operate and comfortable to use tool for anyone who purchases it. The sander also incorporates excellent power in the belt speed for easy sanding and removal of particles.

This particular model of sander has a belt that measures 4 by 24 inches. It comes complete with a base that can be extended that allows sanding flush to walls. The belt has a top speed of 1640 feet per minute which ensure fast removal of material and particles. Another major plus is the relatively low noise emitted while using. The tool is both comfortable and easy to operate with the inclusion of a front grip to hold it and lever to make changing the belts simple too.

This sander comes complete with many great features including the fact that the motor is sealed and insulated meaning that there is far reduced risk of any contamination getting in and affecting performance. Additionally, comfort and ease of use have been focused on heavily as these aspects are paramount when using machinery for a long time in one go. The tool itself is not too heavy either which helps when operating.

Almost all the reviews for this particular model of sander are very favourable. Most commented on how quiet and comfortable to use the sander was.

Makita 9403 11 Amp 4-Inch Belt Sander Features and Specifications:

  • This is one of the quietest belt sanders around with noise of only 84 decibels
  • Belt is 4 inches wide and runs at a speed of 1,640 feet per minute
  • Motor is sealed to protect from any contamination
  • Tool can be operated comfortably with front grip
  • Convenience is enhanced with cord being located on the upper part of the handle
  • Dust bag has feature that swivels about 360 degrees
  • Can sand flush to walls with unique design
  • Weighs 9.8 pounds
  • Comes complete with warranty of 1 year

Makita 9403 11 Amp 4-Inch Belt Sander Reviews

The majority of the positive reviews for this product center on the reliability and performance of this sander. The fact that the belt speed was fast and could remove particles quickly was a huge advantage for most consumers. The power and quietness of the product appealed as well. There were also comments regarding how simple the machinery was to operate with the grip and cord location on the handle.

Negative reviews were in the minority, but there were a couple of comments focusing on the bag not collecting as much dust as expected. Also, the wear and tear of the belt and rollers was questioned after using for a long time.

Overall, despite a couple of negative comments, most customers loved this product. The multitude of features incorporated mean that this particular model is excellent both in terms of performance and reliability. The majority felt that this sander was durable and very easy to operate in addition which were two major plus points. This model is well worth the investment for almost any job due to the power and speed in particular.