Ridgid 3"x18" belt sander R2740

Average reader rating
1.5
out of 5
Brand:
Ridgid
Model:
R2740
Price:
$125

Description

FEATURES
Twin Fan High Efficiency Dust Collection - while one fan cools the motor, the other collects dust resulting in maximum dust pickup efficiency
Soft Grip Handles - for increased comfort and decreased vibration
12 Foot All Rubber Cord with Cord Wrap - for added durability and convenience
Automatic Belt Tracking - tool automatically adjusts belt to center of platen for alignment
6.5 Amp Motor - belt and gear driven for added power and durability
Variable Speed Dial with Electronic Feedback - match the speed to the desired removal rate. Electronic feedback helps maintain motor speed under load for consistent results.
Flush sanding capable - flat face allows for flush sanding against vertical surfaces
Accessible Brushes - can be serviced quickly for minimum downtime
Tool-free belt release - makes changing belts quick and easy

SPECIFICATIONS
Input 120 V AC, 6.5 Amps
Belt Size 3 in. x 18 in.
Belt Speed ( SFPM) 400-950 (no load speed)
Tool Weight 5.8 lbs.

Reader Reviews

Lacking Power

Review Summary

I bought this looking for a compact and lightweight belt sander and it was great for those 2 qualities but I returned it that same day I bought it because it is very slow which means it doesn't remove material very quickly and the belts slip a lot. I had to switch belts several times during the 20 minutes I used it because the belts got too hot causing them to soften and tear.

Detailed Ratings

1.5
out of 5

Performance

2

Features

1

Ease of Use

2

Value

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