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Offline alphabeta77

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Best way to sand skirting boards, architraves etc?
« on: December 05, 2020, 11:45 AM »
Hi all,

Needing to sand a whole load of torus skirting boards, architraves around a house, so I'm looking for the best way to sand them smooth.

I've got a rotex 90, an RTSC and a Mirka Deros but can't work out the best approach. Is it possible to get an extra soft pad for my RTSC so it'll conform to the torus shape for example?

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Offline hdv

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Re: Best way to sand skirting boards, architraves etc?
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2020, 01:46 PM »
Are the architraves profiled? If so, then I'd suggest you take a look at the LS130. It is made specifically for those jobs. I needed to do an old house (30's) a while ago and was lucky enough that I could lend one from a friend. I don't do this type of sanding often enough to warrant buying the LS 130. But I have to say it is a real nice sander. It is a bit limited in what it can do, but what it can do it does really well. In that it is a bit like the MKF700 router (which I like a lot!).

Offline alphabeta77

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Re: Best way to sand skirting boards, architraves etc?
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2020, 06:20 PM »
Ah useful! That looks like it'll save a heap of time.

It doesn't come in a cordless version yet from what I can see? (Unless I've missed it)

Offline hdv

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Re: Best way to sand skirting boards, architraves etc?
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2020, 06:35 PM »
Can't say that I have ever seen a cordless version of that sander. There might be one, but I don't think so.

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Re: Best way to sand skirting boards, architraves etc?
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2020, 06:36 PM »
No cordless version.

Seth

Offline hdv

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Re: Best way to sand skirting boards, architraves etc?
« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2020, 06:43 PM »
Thanks for the confirmation Seth

Offline alphabeta77

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Re: Best way to sand skirting boards, architraves etc?
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2021, 02:52 PM »
Hmm, just saw this video:


Does festool have any of these thick foam based for their Sanders??