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Anyone Using a Contour Sander?


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Old 12-24-2018, 11:37:46 PM
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Default Anyone Using a Contour Sander?

https://www.eastwood.com/eastwood-contour-sct.html
I know Jegs has 1 and Porter cable has a smaller 1 than these.
I am looking at getting 1 but so far it appears that you can only get the drums from the manufactor.Unlike sanding disc and so forth.so does anyone have 1 of these that can share their story?
I put this post here because it can strip paint and rust.
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Default Re: contour sander? anyone useing 1?

The closest that I have is a Dynabrade Dynastraight. I use mine for texturing/finishing large aluminum panels. I do not use it for stripping paint or rust. It looks like their Dynisher can be used for stripping paint and rust. Both tools can be had with pneumatic wheels which allow the operator to change how hard the abrasive cushion is. What are you trying to accomplish with one of these tools?

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I was looking at it as maby faster about cleaning up a car hood or something.I use a Porter Cable electric 6 inch sander and it works ok for the job but while on utube I keep seeing these ads for this thing from Eastwood and it either works great or they are doing a great job promoting it.
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Default Re: contour sander? anyone useing 1?

Considering Eastwood does not actually manufacture anything other than stickers to place on Chinese products I wouldn't consider buying anything from them. Perhaps a stroke sander is what you are looking for.

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Default Re: Anyone Using a Contour Sander?

I have been using a Dynabrade 6'' gear drive orbital sander for many years , its fast on the removal of materials ,I use the hook it style sanding disks . 36 grit to start , and move up from there .
its pricey BUT for 15 plus years commercial use and still going strong ,, I never look back at the 430.00 spent on it . made me plenty .. and that other thing is very limited in use .
my 2 cent .
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I used the eastwood link as it was easy,Their stuff looks very harbor frieghtish, if that is a word.
It is my understanding Metabo makes 1 along with Porter cable .I have a Metabo angle grinder I bought second hand from a tool rental place and although it is only a 5 inch grinder,it is a beast .Based on my experiance with that tool I would research to see where to look at 1 of theirs
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I straightened a valve cover yesterday for a fellow and he let me borrow 1 of these to clean off the awfulest mess of orange goop silicon you ever saw off the gasket surface.This thing reallly works! But Sheeh,what a price tag! And it is NOT loud,but uses alot of air.
https://www.matcotools.com/catalog/p...l-blaster-kit/
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Well,you know it pays to help folks out sometimes.The fellow that loaned me the Matco tool has helped me sell some lawnmowers and stuff on commission and I have given him some equipment like a old air compressor and air operated bumper jack the past month or so that he is useing in his new tire shop.
He got a new tool from the Snap on truck the other day and handed me the Matco 1 I borrowed earlyer this month and said "Merry Christmas" , Also came with some some wire wheels,a paint removal wheel and the rubber thingy for taking off decals. I used the decal remover today. It works well.
So I am hooked up!
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