I saw this at the IWF '04 and thought it was pretty neat. However, at
$489 I think I'd save up for a drum sander. It's such a simple
machine that I wonder if they wouldn't be better off pricing it in the
$250 range. For cleaning up smaller cabinet, drawer and door parts it
looks to me like a very quick and clean operation.
Anyone out there used one of these? I tried it at the show and
thought it was great - but too expensive.
The unit you are referring to is a Sand-Flee. The seller of this unit is
R.J.R. Studios located in Robbinsville, NJ. Bob Raffo was probably the
demonstrator. Their email address is firstname.lastname@example.org Phone is
609-448-2414. I bought one of these units at the LIWW show last year. I
would classify it as a light duty drum sander. Have found that for
thickness sanding my Performaxx units are far superior. Nice feature of
Sand-Flee is that you can put up to 3 grits of paper on the drum at the same
time (hook & loop) for sanding of small parts. Most of the dust is
contained within the unit. Don't know of a website for the product.
If you are trying to end up with the same thickness of small parts, the new
benchtop Performaxx unit is in the same price range and would do a better
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