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Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by Guitar novice, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. Guitar novice

    Guitar novice Tele-Afflicted

    Feb 13, 2011
    Perth
  2. guitarbuilder

    guitarbuilder Doctor of Teleocity

    Mar 30, 2003
    Ontario County
    You want both the spindle sander for the inside curves and the belt sander for the outside curves and flat areas.
     
  3. Bearkat

    Bearkat NEW MEMBER!

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    Feb 16, 2012
    Houston
    I would vote the oscillating spindle sander for now. The parts you would use the belt sander for can be sanded by hand or with a handheld random orbit sander. Not ideal, but could be made to work. Only the spindles will get inside the curves.
     
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  5. PHawley

    PHawley Tele-Meister

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    Aug 2, 2011
    Naperville, IL
    I think you should get the spindle sander. It has a table so your templates won't have angles in the sides that would be bad for flush cutting with the router. Also, I think that if you have a belt sander you could get by for now by just clamping it down on a table and using it like you would the edge sander on the ROSS.
     
  6. old_boy

    old_boy TDPRI Member

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    Feb 24, 2012
    Perth
  7. Guitar novice

    Guitar novice Tele-Afflicted

    Feb 13, 2011
    Perth
    Thanks guys.

    I'll go with spindle sander.

    Old boy that link is great. That just saved me quite a few $$

    Cheers
     
  8. old_boy

    old_boy TDPRI Member

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    Feb 24, 2012
    Perth
    My pleasure.
     
  9. kwerk

    kwerk Poster Extraordinaire

    Feb 22, 2010
    New Zealand
    You could probably also consider the Triton T31BD 3-in-one belt, disc, and spindle sander. Not as elegant as the Ross, but it shares some features and has the disc sander as a bonus.
     
  10. Crafty Fox

    Crafty Fox Tele-Holic

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    Nov 25, 2011
    Perth Australia
    I got the very same belt/disc sander recently from Carbatec and I'm happy with it. I will be getting the spindle sander soon too. So I suppose my advice is: Get both!
     
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