Ridgid Spindle/Edge Sander?

Discussion in 'Guitar Building' started by larryguitar, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. SimonB15

    SimonB15 Active Member

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    Nor Australia :(
     
  2. telebomb

    telebomb New Member

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    Hey Larry , I purchased one of these at a local box store , plugged it in , went got some lunch , came back and hit the start button , and got nothing more than a hum. took it back.:ohno:
     
  3. Michael_P

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    but hey, it's a Ridgid with a lifetime warranty! (that takes around 6 months to get back, which is why I don't buy Ridgid products, seriously)

    I've also heard both raves and rants about this product...typical of most things made today (China I'm sure) it's a crap shoot to get anything that is actually put together with acceptable tolerances that would allow it to operate properly for a long time before breaking.

    Don't even get me going on the totally junk bearings used in most everything these days.
     
  4. pshupe

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    Mine works very well. I use it quite a bit. Mainly for taking guitar parts down close to the template. I even use it for fret ends. Makes quick work of sanding the fret ends almost flush with the board.

    Cheers Peter.
     
  5. Fred

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    I've been using one for over two years now with no problems. If it goes down tomorrow I'll get another to take it's place. I use it to thickness head stocks, shape head stocks, make templates , final outside body shapes and rough shaping of necks. It's the best $200.00 I've ever spent.
     

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