Choosing A Belt Sander
Choosing a belt sander is article about Power Tools bookmarked by darryl with ID 11135901480 was uploaded on 24-01-2019 and has been viewed 276,936 times.
Synopsis: Sven Hanson persuaded a James Krenov fan to try his belt sander, and the next day, the man bought his own.If a belt sander isn't part of your tool inventory, Hanson explains why it should be.
He talks about the sizes they come in and what tasks the various types do well.Then he looks at seven professional-grade belt sanders to see what mattered and what didn't.He compares their price, motor axis, weight, amps, belt speed, platen size and construction, ease of belt installation, tracking adjustment, noise level, and accessories, and offers comments on each.
Then he explains which of those features matter most.He shows how to tune a platen to get it flat and advises you choose a tool that feels good in your hands.He assesses fancy features, such as vacuum attachments, and shares his recommendations on what to buy...