"This sander appears to be another fine product from Makita. It would be an excellent tool for the homeowner who only uses it occasionally. However, I will be using it professionally, so I don't know"... (read full reviews)
"I had an old Black & Decker 3x24 sander for several decades which I really liked, so I was leery of a new one. I'm happy to say this Makita is great. Very good tracking, easy belt changing, very good"... (read full reviews)
"I typically equate Bosch with quality, and with this sander you definitely get what you pay for. At under $400, this tool has some excellent functionality and gets the job done. A few of the pros"... (read full reviews)
"I am starting to do a lot more cedar outdoor furniture and some indoor furniture also and I needed to upgrade my sander. I had a less expensive Bosch sander and it done the job fair for the price of"... (read full reviews)
"This tool is great for serious surface removal. Don't buy it for small surfaces, little jobs or detail work.
Everything I own by Makita is top notch. We work our tools hard and pretty much only use"... (read full reviews)
"Great quality all around hand tool. I use air belt sanders often but I have to have a compressor to power them this sander give me the ability to use it without having to have compressed air."... (read full reviews)
"I've owned this sander for around 10 years now & I love it. It's a powerhouse that will get the job done much faster than the cheaper palm sanders, and it LASTS. I've gone through 4-5 palm sanders of"... (read full reviews)
"Very nice tool which is truly vibration free (or only minimal vibration) and the dust collection system is absolutely superb - better than having a dedicated vacuum attachment to the too.
You have to"... (read full reviews)
"I have used this sander for over 6 years. I use it primarily on reclaimed lumber- barnwood, rough-sawn flooring & siding, hewn logs. The woods were Pine, Fir, Hemlock & Oak. It removes the soft and/or"... (read full reviews)
"The sander weighs and handles as good as other sanders I have used. The belt tension lever and the belt tracking knob are very simple and easy to use. I have used this sander just a few hours, but I"... (read full reviews)
"Love this tool - does a great job. I am a fan of anything PC builds except the cordless tool kits sold through Lowe's - those seem a bit junky. Last PC belt sander lasted 15+ years in a custom cabinet"... (read full reviews)
"Have had this sander for about 4 weeks now and his has he to fail me. The installation of the sanding belt and disk are simple and easy to do. This is my first belt sander, so getting use to it took"... (read full reviews)
"I'm currently using this for rough carpentry - especially flattening dimensional lumber. It's very easy to use because of its size and weight. Belts change easily and stay true. The case seems pretty"... (read full reviews)
"I've bought cheap grinders before, and they couldn't handle big jobs. This grinder is a bit heavy, but it is powerful and runs smooth. The only drawback was that I had to buy a backing pad before I"... (read full reviews)