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30 day performance certification/One year limited warranty: Porter-Cable warrants its power tools for a period of one year from the date of original purchase. We will repair or replace, at our option, any part or parts of the product and accessories cove
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Ok, I have read all of these reviews and that is why I bought this. My home is a 1874 victorian with 100% painted pine floors. All brick walls so I never tried this for removing paint on siding. That said, I got this for removing paint on floors. With the 36 grit pad that comes with this, it is useless. The disc fills up with gummy paint in about 7 (seven) seconds. I tried with slow and fast speeds with new discs. Gummed up every time. The instructionns are well written and I followed them. I was going to buy the paint shaver to do the same job and wish I did. But money was the decision maker here. So what I ended up doing is making a cutter much like that of the paint shaver. It is an aluminum wheel that screws onto the 5/8 spindle of the cable porter here. It holds three carbide bits. These are are used in the tool and die industry, and recently the wood turning community. I was easily able to make one in a couple of hours as I am a tool and die maker. The disc is amazing and does...
Update (2014): I still have two of these. They sit more than they get used. They are top notch tools of the highest quality. No changes to add to the review below. Just letting you know that the tools and myself are still valid and this tool is still available new.
Original review (2002): This machine works but is heavy, like other reviewers said. Myself and my coworker are each 6 foot tall men in good condition. We can barely put in 6 hours a day with the tool and that includes two half hour breaks to allow for muscles to stop spasming. BUT--if used correctly, this tool does remove paint. It is slow, paint dust goes everywhere, and you must wear a respirator mask and a face shield. Contrary to the instructions included with the tool...--read this carefully--There are little adjustable rails on the left and right side of the disc. The rails can be lowered and raised to adjust the angle of attack of the disc. I found that the "cutting" side rail (leading edge...
We are getting ready to re-paint a farm building - and the hand scraper wasn't cutting it! This cleans boards like they are butter!! Great purchase! A little pricey - but a lot of sanity saved! You won't ever go back to hand scraping after trying this! Will need several pads and can soak them in paint thinner and re-use again.
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