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  • EB4424 Sander

    Does the sander oscillate up and down in the belt sander configuration?

    If so, how high does the belt come up?

    It uses a 4" belt but there is only 3" showing on the floor model.

    I'm almost ready to buy it.

    Thanks for your help!

    Rob

  • #2
    Yes it does oscillate in the belt sander configuration ... 3/4" specs below

    Specifications

    Motor: 3/8 HP, 4.6 Amps 120V AC
    Transmission: RPM 1725 Spindle, FPM 1350 Belt
    Oscillation: 60/Min.
    Stroke: 3/4"
    Sanding Sleeves Provided: 1/2", 3/4", 1", 1-1/2", 2"
    Sanding Drums Provided: 3/4", 1", 1-1/2", 2"
    Belt Size: 4" x 24"

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    • #3
      As a belt sander, it gets a 1 rating out of 5. As a spindle sander, it gets a 3 out of 5 rating. This is my personal opinion, on a machine I've owned and used extensivly for nearly 2 years. Mine is pre OWT and gray. Indexing the table to the shaft @ 90 degrees is near impossable. The plastic components that seat the belt with the miter slot is too flexible to be accurate and useful. At best, it's a hobbiests machine. Best used for freehand work, and not precission sanding. And spindle sanding is 99% freehand, thus the higher rating for that...only.
      John E. Adams<br /><a href=\"http://www.woodys-workshop.com\" target=\"_blank\">www.woodys-workshop.com</a>

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