With a very affordable price tag, this palm sander is capable of doing some decent-quality jobs. With a 12000 RPM speed, it can adequately do light-duty tasks, such as surface finishing and material removal.
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Pro Very affordable
With a price tag of only $24.97, this is the cheapest palm sander on the market, capable of being used to achieve quite acceptable results.
Pro Good surface finish
This random orbit sander has an eccentric motion speed of 12,000 RPM, which provides a surface finish that's good enough to prepare regular wooden surfaces for posterior application of varnishing and/or paint.
Pro The workpiece is kept clean, due to the dust extraction system
This palm sander can extract the majority of the resulting dust from the workpiece to an external dust bag using its internal motor, therefore keeping the workpiece clean.
Con Disk locking mechanism is loose
Multiple users mentioned a 'flying disk' problem in their reviews. The problem is caused by a lousy sanding pad attachment mechanism, which releases the sanding pad when the contact between the tool and a workpiece is uneven. Be careful, as this can seriously mess up the workpiece.
Con No speed control
The speed of this palm sander is fixed at 12000 RPM, which is only suitable for surface finishes, and light material removal. As a result, this tool is not good for rapid, heavy-duty material removal.