Makita BO5031K 5-inch Random Orbit Sander Kit Review
The Makita Random Orbit Sander Kit is a fast sanding and smooth sander that offers quality work. It has a 3.0 amp motor that enables a 12000 revolution per minute speed. Fitted with a large 1/8-inch random orbit action for fast and smooth sanding it is quite efficient.
The pad is fitted with a pad control system for controlled pad speed when it starts which is important for ensuring maximum control of the kit and better sanding experiences and outcomes are achieved.
Its safety is well assured with the dust collection system and dust sealed switch that minimizes contamination. The kit also has a rubberized grip for improved user control and comfort while handling the kit.
The presence of an over sized sealed ball bearing construction is meant to give the kit enhanced durability.
This sander uses a hook and loop system with abrasive discs for quick changes. This helps ensure that the user does not have any difficulty changing the discs while using the kit to work and it is easy. The fast change of discs with ease ensures that the kit convenience is enhanced for quality sanding.
The Makita random orbit sander kit has a 3.0 amp motor that provides power and speed to the kit. The motor rotates the pad at 12000 revolutions per minute which is a great feature that ensures fast and smooth sanding is achieved.
Having a through the pad dust collection system helps to provide a cleaner work environment while the presence of the fabric dust bag has an extra wide mouth than other sanders for faster disposal.
It is ideal for a wide range of sanding applications since the dust accumulated as it works does not stand a chance to clog the kit or affect the user by being breathed in and it leaves no swirl marks hence very efficient.
Comfortable To Use
The Makita 5 inch sander kit has an ergonomically designed rubberized palm which is different from other sanders since it fits like a glove with even pressure and easy to control.
This ensures that the user has a firm grip on the kit while using it to ensure it does not easily slip and maintains great control while in use.
The Makita Random Orbit Sander Kit is one among many that has unique features for quality and optimal performance. The rubber sealed switch minimizes dust contamination on the working area which also increases durability.
The sand bag is connected to a disposal system hence the worry of emptying the bag when full with dust is not a problem anymore and thus this sanders an improved quality kit.
- It offers a grip of the kit and great control while using it.
- It eliminates dust contamination while sanding
- It offers the ability to control the speed of your choice
- It provides maximum performance while sanding for quality products.
- The kit uses a hook and loop system that allows easy and fast disc change during operation which enhances performance.
- Though the 3.0 amp motor produces a lot of power, the kit is not designed to work continuously over long periods of time.
- The kit vibrates a lot, and this tends to increase with time as one uses it for sanding especially on very rough surfaces.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How does one know when to switch off the kit after working for some time to avoid any damage?
A: Once the kit is switched on it vibrates but slowly. This increases as one continues using the kit for longer periods and when the vibrations intensify then it is advisable to switch off the kit for some time.
Q: Which pad is best to be used on rough surfaces?
A: The pad rotates at a very high speed, and this speed on rough surfaces is reduced but if the pad has difficulty in rotating then it is recommended to change it and use one that rotates well on the rough surface without much difficulty.
Q: Does this sander come with a warranty?
A: Yes, it comes with a one year manufacturer's limited warranty.
The Makita Random Orbit Sander Kit delivers fast, smooth and quality performance work with a better grip and control and ensured dust collection and removal mechanism its safety is ensured. It is an ideal kit for woodworkers and carpenters who require best in class random orbit sander for their work.