Shop Fox W1676 Belt/Disc Sander

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Shop Fox
Model:
W1676
Price:
$600

Description

* Motor size: 1 HP, 110/220V, Single-phase, 3,450 RPM
* Precision ground cast iron table
* Belt size: 6" x 48"
* Disc size: computer-balanced 10"cast-iron
* Belt release: Quick change
* Belt speed: 1,900 FPM
* Disc speed: 2,420 FPM
* Switch: Safety disconnect type
* Stand: Cabinet style, powder coated paint
* Power cord size: 10' x 14 Gauge
* Heavy-duty miter gauge
* Powder coated paint
* Dust ports: 2-1/2" for disc and 2" for belt
* All ball bearing construction
* Footprint: 17-3/4" wide x 15" deep
* Approx. shipping weight: 170 lbs.

WOOD magazine review

Shop Fox W1676 Belt/Disc Sander

Review Summary

High points: Closed base has shelf for extra storage of sanding supplies. The least expensive combination sander in our test. Low points: A single table must be moved from belt to disc and back. Post-mounted table deflects under sanding pressure and, when tilted down to 45°, reduces the capacity of the sanding disc, already limited at 10". With belt removed and arm horizontal, idler (end) roller can fall onto the floor.
Tight quarters make it difficult to get a wrench on the arm-locking bolt for moving belt to horizontal from vertical and vise-verse. Odd-size dust port on belt.

Detailed Ratings

3.0
out of 5

Performance

3

Features

3

Ease of Use

3

Value

3

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