Grizzly G0702 12" Disc Sander

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Grizzly
Model:
G0702
Price:
$415

Description

How many times have you thought a dedicated disc sander would help your production efforts? Well, stop wondering and add this 12" Disc Sander to your arsenal of labor saving devises. The 12" cast iron wheel accepts pressure sensitive adhesive sanding discs and the cast iron table has full tilting capability to 45°; and includes two-axis miter gauge support. A state-of-the-art motor brake stops the disc from spinning when power is switched off for added safety.

Accepts 12" PSA discs
Large tilting cast iron table
Steel base
X and Y axis miter slot
Keyed safety switch
Precision ground cast iron table
Motor: 1 HP, 110V, single-phase, 1725 RPM, 12 Amp, with brake
Table size: 15-1/2" x 15"
Base size: 16-1/2" x 16-1/2"
Sanding disc size: 12"
Power transfer: Direct
Table tilt: +15° to -45°;
Approximate shipping weight: 92 lbs.

WOOD magazine review

Large, heavy table with powerful motor

Review Summary

High points: Its 1-hp motor powered the platen with plenty of oomph without bogging down under heavy load. And with a cast-iron platen that would otherwise spin for several minutes after shutdown, the automatic electronic brake is a nice feature to stop it in about 3 seconds. The large cast-iron table has intersecting miter slots for use with jigs and fixtures. Dust collection was very good when hooked up to a shop vacuum.
Low points: Its miter slots are narrower than 3/4", making it impossible to use aftermarket miter gauges or T-track for making jigs. Instead, you have to use the unspectacular miter gauge, or make your own miter "bar" stock from wood. More points: The shield over the right portion of the disc keeps you from accidentally using that side (never sand on the upswing portion), but it also has to be removed to change abrasive, adding more difficulty to this chore.

Detailed Ratings

4.3
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

4

Ease of Use

4

Value

4

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