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Old 01-07-2009, 01:32 AM
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I've found the Klingspor Stearate discs last about 2-3 times that of Festool Rubin Rubin hangs in there, but with hardly any cutting.
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Old 01-15-2009, 05:51 AM
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I just picked up some Mirka abranet for my RO125. So far, I REALLY like it!
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Old 01-15-2009, 03:04 PM
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Old 03-22-2009, 02:04 AM
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I just picked up some Mirka abranet for my RO125. So far, I REALLY like it!
Do you still like it?
I was just amazed again today, while using the Mirka hand sanding block with build in dust collection. What a difference it makes. Maybe I should try and get some Canadian retailers to bring it in to the country!
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Eco,

I have some Abranet for my RO150 and the little hand sander. The Abranet is very nice, but I love that little hand sander. It's light and easy to use, and dust collection is great.

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Old 03-22-2009, 05:42 AM
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Eco,

I have some Abranet for my RO150 and the little hand sander. The Abranet is very nice, but I love that little hand sander. It's light and easy to use, and dust collection is great.

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Isn't it amazing?! I first thought the vacuum hose will be too much of a pain in the butt, but to my surprise it's fine and not in the way at all!

Where did you find the sanding block? I thought they are only available in Europe?
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Old 03-22-2009, 05:58 AM
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Isn't it amazing?! I first thought the vacuum hose will be too much of a pain in the butt, but to my surprise it's fine and not in the way at all!

Where did you find the sanding block? I thought they are only available in Europe?
I got the sandpaper and block sander at a local woodworking show. I can't remember the vendor.

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Old 03-22-2009, 03:02 PM
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After using the paper for several days I thing I can give a better review

1. It lasts about 3X as long as the Festool sandpaper (festool lasts about 4X as long as Klingspor)
2. reattaching it to the sander is not always easy as the velcro on the paper wears out to fast. But it is possible! I just stick the disk back on, set the sander down and THEN turn it on. Otherwise the disk could fly away.
3. Festool paper is manufactured by Mirka!

overall I'm more then pleased and can highly recommend it!

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Old 03-22-2009, 03:23 PM
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Abranet won the Silver medal in the Hand Tools category at this UK shindig so why the delay in bringing it here? Can't blame this one on UL.........

Here is a UK site that stocks abrasives.
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Old 03-22-2009, 04:32 PM
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You can probably buy Abranet at your local Woodcraft; my store stocks a full range of sizes and grits.

They gave me some samples when I purchased my 125 a few months ago. After trying to the samples, I bought more and use it for about 98% of my sanding. Love the ease of use, durability, and results!
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