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wallace

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About 3 years ago I got a cheap JCB sander which I have been so surprised with. It has variable speed a collector on the back which works surprisingly well. It has had some serious work on my machine restorations. I have always used decent abranet sanding sheets.
Recently the Velcro has stopped working so I thought I would treat myself to a new Bosch one. Big mistake. Its noisy as hell, has no variable speed, the collector is pants and the Velcro has lost its grip within 2 weeks.
Anyone else experienced rubbish quality on branded tools
 

--Tom--

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I thought abranet is pretty notorious for killing Velcro backing

Can’t comment on the quality of Bosch sanders though
 

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Yes abranet is tough on pads, thats why they sell the interface pad that can be replaced fairly cheaply.
 
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