Latest review: Backing plate with nylon hook velcro is a designed to fail and have you buy new heads. Head gets hot due to friction (so don't press even a small amount !!) then the hooks change shape so the sanding
Latest review: used this once, then put it away for over a year next time i went to use it the motor goes round but the belt wont- it seems ever ryobi tool i have ever brought has been a one use tool then throw it
Latest review: Soo, I bought some forest Bloodwood Slabs to dress for a Bar & Outdoor kitchen.
I go to Bunnings & buy the $119 Ryobi EBS800V Beltsander & took it back the next day, Disaster!
The Toolshop expert
Latest review: I purchased a Makita Cordless Random Orbit Sander close to a year ago, and it has become one of my go-to tools. I won't go into the design specifics (that's Makita's domain) but it essentially
Latest review: I needed a Small Belt and Disc combination machine for my small shed. I saw this online and took a punt as it was a great Price. I didn't think it would be as good as it is. Lots of grunt for a small
Latest review: I had a Bosch sander for many years - an industrial model.
It failed after many years of hard work.
I saw a Ryobi and bought that on the guy from Bunnings recommendation.
The first one
Latest review: While this isn't the cheapest thing on the market, it's a solidly constructed half-sheet sander designed to get serious jobs done.
On the plus side, it's nicely balanced to use, has great
Latest review: I've used this sander for years on solid surface finishing and it does a great job , very little dust great biter and polisher , the only thing to be careful for are power chords , very expensive to
Latest review: I had a filing sander. These are the little belt sanders which use a very narrow belt: anyway, the one I had broke down and I though I'd replace it with a Makita, as I've used lots of Makita power
Latest review: 1.56HP has plenty of grunt. Invaluable when working metal and belts are relatively inexpensive. Belts are a challenge to change as the guiding is extensive. Can be used with or without the tool rest
Latest review: Its definitely a good tool, but you have to look after it... It is belt drive with a tooth belt, the problem is with the motor they used, when it gets warm after 10ish minutes you must let it cool
Latest review: If you are a DIY person having a go at plasterboarding thennsanding is the worst job but this tool makes the job quicker and easier with considerably less dust. I gave it 5 stars, not because it is
Latest review: I bought this for both wood and automotive work. I'd have to say it's excelled at both.
Reasons I bought this are that: I don't want to use a noisy compressor.
It's corded which means it's very easy
Latest review: This sander is light & easy to use, gives a good finish and the dust collection works better expected. Haven't had any issues with pads coming off yet although still relatively new
It isn't that
Latest review: A whopping 940W sander that makes the lights dim when you turn it on. This is the Makita MT series which I think is their budget range. At half the price I'll be happy if it lasts as long. I'm not a
Latest review: I bought a Makita Orbital Sander about 35 years ago; when I finished the job, I took it outside, and smashed it with a sledge hammer. It was a most frustrating tool, and that simply because paper
Latest review: I bought this sander mainly for sanding skirting boards and door frames and it is a great size for doing jobs like this. I also own a half sheet sander and no longer use it as I find this little
Latest review: I bought this unit from Bunnings after reading some less than glowing reviews for some other branded units. It uses the Ryobi One 18V battery system, which is either a benefit or a problem, depending
Latest review: This is a pretty good sander, aimed at DIY use. It only costs around $155, which is pretty good for a belt sander for smallish jobs and/or occasional use. It is probably unfair to compare with a