It works like a champ. The tiny makita dust collector works great for the Mirka paper. The sander itself makes a considerable difference. If so, the Depot is all over the country and open 15 hrs a day. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. To reduce the risk of serious injury and/or damage to your Festool product, always read, understand and follow all warnings and instructions in your Festool product's Instruction Manual. With this rig, I never even see the dust on the surface. Come join the discussion about shop safety, wood, carpentry, lumber, finishing, tools, machinery, woodworking related topics, styles, scales, reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more! For example, to refinish a table, I start with 80 / 120 / 220. Some sanders run at a slower rpm so the 80 grit could very easily make swirls which would be more difficult to get rid of. 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. I been getting too many swirl marks with Mirka 80, and maybe because I don't change it often enough. JavaScript is disabled. The sanding dust never went into the sander bag. These are screens with Aluminum oxide grains. Diablo has come out with a new product for sanding. Steve, I’d love to be able to skip all those in-between grits. It will come apart if necessary, but I made it to stay together to kind of force me to use the vacuum. That bag fills up. But it fails with the SandNet. Mirka paper Yep, it lasted longer and less dust on the wood. Festool USA does not pre-approve the contents of this website nor endorse the application or use of any Festool product in any way other than in the manner described in the Festool Instruction Manual. (That's more than 11 hours of sandi… I'm not sure I see much advantage in this unless you need it today, right now. I normally go from 80 to 180 and call it done. 1. A forum community dedicated to professional woodworkers and enthusiasts. Festool makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of the material on this website or about the results to be obtained from using the website. Festool and its affiliates cannot be responsible for improper postings or your reliance on the website's material. I have been wanting to try some of the new sanding products but I have been afraid it would be just a waste of money. I think the sander works better if it’s not just re-grinding the dust it made. First, these discs are reusable which you won’t find with other disks. Your use of any material contained on this website is entirely at your own risk. And I skipped to 120, then 220 as I saw less swirls marks. To quantify the aggressiveness and durability of the discs, we sanded a single poplar board with 100- or 120-grit abrasive (depending on what the maker offers) for 15 minutes with each disc, weighing the board after every minute. 2. 07-05-2017 02:17 AM by papadan | 18 comments ». I used a Makita. I get very little swirl marks with mirka 80x. I made this rig for my sander using the bucket head vacuum. It just sat on the table. This is a great conversation on the latest in sanding and I hope it continues. I'm ordering more Mirkas now ! http://www.coastaltool.com/a/port/pr332.htm, 642A5813-CE98-4A9F-81AF-D1ED3DA013A2_1524477163251.jpg, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. The Diablo disks are very nice and offer a lot more than just your traditional sanding disc. Although Festool strives for accuracy in the website material, the website may contain inaccuracies. Author Topic: Diablo Sandnet vs Mirka Abranet (Read 3348 times) 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. Mesh sandpapers vs regular (Abranet or SandNet) Hello, ... Diablo SandNet Also, I been reading reviews that with these, I may not need to follow the sequence as much because of LESS SCRATCH MARKS. Diablo SandNet Disc. It is called SandNet and fits 5” ROS. TS 75 EQ, Router 1400 OF, Carvex PS420 EQB, Rotex 90 and 125, ETS 150/3, Domino DF 500 + Kit, CXS Drill set, T18 Drill Set, MFT/3, Rails 75" and 2x 55" with Connector and Case, Compact Cleaning Kit, Sys 4 TLsort/3, CT 48 with 27mm and 36mm anti static hose, Sys MFT-FX set. Has anyone tried the Diablo Sandnet and compared them to Mirka's Product? What kind of sander are you using that allows you to go from 80-180? Thinking that you're collecting anything worthwhile in the factory supplied bag...its more like an exhaust filter. Diablo paper ok job 3. Was curious as well, my local Home Depot had a promo on the Diablo. Don't take offense but the sander on its own has worthless dust collection. Ok, so I tested the following on sanding down a walnut table to bare wood. Chance B. I used the adapter pad, and overall, just useless. The content contained on this site is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute professional advice. From Rant To Rave in One Night. Sanvito, if you try these, please report back. While Diablo’s SandNet disks perform similarly to conventional paper abrasives in terms of material removal and surface prep (with some exceptions at the lower grits), they make keeping your work surface and work area clean much easier, thanks to the great dust collection possible with them. Then, we repeated the test with two more discs of each brand and averaged the results. Diablo SandNet (home depot) complete FAIL. They are very easy to blow out, shake out or wash out dust particles and keep reusing. A 1-pound weight affixed atop the sander provided consistent downward pressure.
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