Great tool for DIY
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 the best tool on the market but because it does well what it is designed to do and does so at a reasonable price.
Some tips if you are new to power Sanders on drywall;
- use the finer included 260 sandpaper if you top coat is smooth, which it should be. The finer paper is less aggressive so you are less likely to sand back to the tape
- less is mor...
Purchased in January 2020 at Bunnings Warehouse for $110.00.
I didn't think it would be this good but it is
After plastering soundboard I didn't think I would generate so much dust using a hand sander. The place was caked in dust so I thought there had to be a better way. After a small amount of research a very cheap option appeared and this was the product. I am currently doing the lounge room and didn't want to spend too much on a product that would only get used on rare occasions.
The product is easy to assemble and once all connected, you press the button and it slowly starts up it's spin, not instantaneous like a drill. You apply minimal pressur...
Questions & Answers
Will this unit take paint off a ceiling?
I don't think it would be great at that. I feel the disc would clog like other orbital sanders. It's really good at one thing and one thing only but taking paint off a ceiling isn't that. Which is a shame as I need to do the same thing. The design of this thing is to sand off fine particles that make its way into the bag. Paint I feel would come off the ceiling but glog the disc. You would be stopping and starting trying to clean the disc.
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