Jump to content

Ryobi 2418 Random Orbit Sander


Recommended Posts

I have owned two of these 5" random orbit sanders. I should have never bought the second one.

I purchased the first one about 18 months ago from Home Depot. It lasted through moderate use for just over a year, then started sparking and freaking out. I figured it had worked ok, and 40$ isn't a bad price, so I picked up a second one about 5 months ago also from Home Depot. It is toast already, the internal bearings are shot and it smells like burning electrical bad.. If you want a one-use sander go for it, but step up the prce range if your tools get tons of use..

Picked up a Ridgid R2600 sander today, we'll see how it hangs after a few projects.

Check out StoneSounds to see my recent builds.Or look at the Flying White Facebook Page!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
  • Who's Online   1 Member, 0 Anonymous, 121 Guests (See full list)

×
×
  • Create New...