jet model 22-44 oscillating sander - Router Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-16-2010, 08:55 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
First Name: Randy
Posts: 3
 
Default jet model 22-44 oscillating sander

I am thinking seriously about purchasing this sander, used but looks like new one year old. Is there anyone that owns or has used this particuler sander that could give first hand reviews. The only comparison I would have is a grizzly 24'' drum sander which we have used in my vocational wood working shop. The only complaint I have is the amount of dust it creates and it will use quite a bit of sand paper. Used price approx. on grizzly 800.00, compared to 1300.00 for jet model. Hope someone can help. Thanks.
R B Battleford is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-16-2010, 10:20 PM
Retired Moderator
 
BigJimAK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Country: United States
First Name: Jim
Posts: 3,503
     
Default

Randy,

Randy... I can't provide you a comparative rating but I've a few thoughts.

As you say, these things generate a mountain of sawdust. The one you have in your voc shop is surely connected to a dust collector and I wouldn't consider installing one in my shop without one. The 22/44 has a singe 4" connection, none too large for that big of a sander (the Griz has 2 4" ports), so I'd look for a good strong DC, something like a Jet DC1100 or bigger, if you don't already have one. This is not a candidate for a shop-vac conversion as it requires far more air volume than a shop vac can accomplish.

Someone with one should come along soon who can give you a review.

Check out that new high-tech cordless router.. wireless and no recharging required!!
BigJimAK is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-19-2010, 09:24 AM
Registered User
 
Ghidrah's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Country: United States
First Name: Ronald
Posts: 1,466
 
Default

RB Battleford,

I have the Jet "Performax 22/44 drum sander like Big Jim points out a good DC system is required. Not sure about the ODS but the standard has a minimum of 400 cfm. I have a Delta 50-760, (1200cfm) with a 1 micron filter bag, its a work horse for sure with the jointer, TS, planer and molder, however with the DS there's still dust floating around the shop I suggest a paper mask when in use.

Never bite the hand that looks dirty!
The more you know the more you're worth
Ghidrah is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Router Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ridgid Belt/spindle sander EB4424 kp91 Tool Reviews 18 04-28-2015 10:06 PM
JET 708404 Oscillating Spindle Sander Dejure Tool Reviews 8 08-16-2010 03:24 AM
New Bandsaw and Oscillating Sander GoonMan Lobby 3 11-15-2008 12:40 AM
model 315 17351 = model 735-2 headclansman General Routing 2 04-28-2008 02:13 AM
My Sander Arrived!... challagan Tools and Woodworking 9 04-26-2007 09:50 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome