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09-08-2015 05:53 PM
MAFoElffen With the volume of air and about 99% humidity at times... I could probably invest in a better commercial air dryer... but It's only about 3 months out of the year that I can't keep up with that, with what I have. At one time, I did look into it. But I also have some good electric ROS'es.

EDIT-- That and I thought about physics. My air lines are routed to my ceiling and drop down. Convenient to use that way, but has drawbacks. My up run and down runs have lower ends with drains. Most air line condensation is from when the air makes that upward push and heat builds up from that lift... then drops down, less friction (rains). I thought about re-routing my lines to about a foot off the floor... but that would be another winter project.
09-08-2015 05:18 PM
Stick486 would a separator and an air dryer help...
09-08-2015 04:45 PM
MAFoElffen A note on what someone had questions on pneumatic random orbital sanders...

I just use dry air. I have two. The first I bought, I was concerned about water also. But after using it awhile, I then bought a second that has self-vacuuming kind of DC. That one, sanding sheets last a lot longer and sands faster with the same grit sheets.

I have different heads, so I can use either PSA sanding disk, which I get in rolls... Or Hook & Loop disk, which I buy in bulk contractor packs.

Drawback is that you need a compressor that will keep up with it. They use a lot of air (CFM). Because of that, they don't leave my shop. Because of the dry air requirement and volume of air required to drive them... because of the humidity here in the winter, I can't use them here in the winter.
09-08-2015 04:19 PM
Originally Posted by TwoSkies57 View Post
oooooops .. typonese...

try 1250....
1250DEVS 6" Dual-Mode Random Orbit Sander/Polisher | Bosch Power Tools
09-08-2015 02:57 PM
Originally Posted by stick486 View Post
how low????
The 150 low???....
09-07-2015 08:51 PM
Originally Posted by TwoSkies57 View Post
What about a really good low profile ROS??? huh huh??? outside of the pneumatic s.
how low????
the 150 low???....
09-07-2015 06:20 PM
TwoSkies57 What about a really good low profile ROS??? huh huh??? outside of the pneumatic s.
09-07-2015 05:58 PM
Originally Posted by DaninVan View Post
Thanks for the link. A real thumbnail look at only SOME of the things that Bosch is into. I LOVE the '67 Type III Fastback. I had a "69. I ripped the Bosch fuel injection off and put on a pair of Webbers. The FI was great when it ran right, expensive when it wasn't.

Ferdinand Porsche and Bosch help put me through college. I could probably still rebuild an air cooled engine blind folded.
09-07-2015 04:28 PM
Originally Posted by JimofSC View Post
I am looking to replace my Random Orbital Palm Sander which I just broke. I hate sanding and would like to replace it with a better orbital palm sander. Any suggestions? I don't what to break the bank, just a good sander at a reasonable price!! I have arthritis in by wrist and sanding kills me.
just dawned on me...

are looking for an ROS???..


or are you looking for a RO palm sander???...


and to muddy the waters...

09-07-2015 04:18 PM
Originally Posted by DaninVan View Post
that was interesting...
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