This dust-safe, cordless palm sander is the perfect tool for working with drywall. With this tool, you aren't limited by long and messy power cables. On the other hand, you need to spend some extra money to buy the battery and a charger for this tool.
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Pro Great for drywall
With a maximum eccentric motion speed of 11000 RPM, this palm sander is powerful enough to efficiently deal with drywall. The 1/8" motion amplitude is also sufficient for a surface finish that's good enough to not need any further post-processing.
Pro Will not fail due to drywall dust
As drywall dust is much smaller than the regular wooden dust, it is especially dangerous to the tool's electronics. In fact, many palm sanders fail after working on drywall. This tool, on the other hand, is entirely dustproof.
Pro Portable, flexible and safe due to cordless design
The cordless design of this palm sander makes it particularly useful for working on large areas and construction sites, where the access to the electricity might be limited. It is also safer to work with the cordless tools, as the cords themselves can be dangerous (you can cut it or slip on it).
Pro Has a dust bag
You don't have to worry about cleaning dust out of your workpieces, since this tool has a dust bag, which collects the dust from all around the pads. You don't need to have an external vacuum unit to work with this palm sander.
Pro Decent battery life
On a single battery charge, this cordless palm sander can work for approximately 20 - 40 minutes. Considering that the average charge-up time of a regular 18V battery is between 30 and 60 minutes, you'd need to have three batteries to work non-stop.
Con Battery is not included
As the kit contains only the tool, be ready to spend another $149.00 on buying a battery and a charger. 3.0 Ah batteries are recommended for this palm sander.