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# 208060 25-Jan-2017 12:40
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I'm wanting to get an Random Orbital Sander and I see bunnings have $44 sander. Is it just too cheap to even bother with, or should I pay more?


Ozito 230W Random Orbital Sander








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  # 1712687 30-Jan-2017 11:59
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So I picked up the $44 sander from Bunning's yesterday had a quick try with it. I was hoping for a bit more removal of material with the 80 grit sandpaper.  It came with a 3 replacement warranty so it was worth a punt. Also the power switch is a bit finicky turning it on and off.



I was using one of the ozito sanders yesterday to do the finishing on some cheeseboards I made from matai I salvaged when taking a wall out.


Beautiful finish, using their cheap in-house brand discs. I used a plane (ryobi)  & belt sander (ozito) to get all the glued timber flush before I started with the 40 grit orbital, then 80, then 120.


Good machine for the price. I'll probably buy another when the foam pad finally disintegrates if they don't have spares.

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