Our Top Choice
WEN Oscillating Spindle Sander
WEN, since 1951, has been a leader in the power tools industry. Their team pioneered random orbital technology as well as helped develop power tools back in the 50s and 60s.
Lightweight, 35lbs. 58 OPM and 2000 RPM. ½ HP 3.5 Amp motor. Includes 6 x 80-grit sanding sleeves 1/2” – 3”. Disc slots for convenient storage. 1.5-inch dust port.
Spins anti-clockwise which might feel unnatural for those who’ve only ever worked with a clockwise spinning sander.
Oscillating spindle sander
20.3 x 15.5 x 24” / 35lbs
58 OPM, 2000 RPM
½-inch – 3-inches
DEWALT Random Orbit Sander
DEWALT is famous globally for their high-quality power tools used at home, in businesses and industries all over. They’ve got a wide range of power sanders available.
Counterweight reduces vibration. Rubber overmold grip. 3 Amp motor. Spins at 12,000 OPM. Dust-sealed switch. One-handed locking dust bag. Shorter design. 5” hook and loop paper.
Some customers had issues keeping the sanding disc on the pad.
Random orbit sander
10.4 x 7.2 x 6.2” / 4lbs
Porter Cable 6" Variable-Speed Random Orbit Polisher and Sander
Portable Cable has been in the tool manufacturing business for over 100 years and their experience shows in their impressive range of power sanders.
Easy to use. Variable speed gives you more control options. Eliminates swirls on the job. Good grip. Easy to hold on to while working.
It’s somewhat loud. May need to purchase different pads depending upon the surface and finish you want.
Random orbit polisher
14 x 6.5 x 6 inches; 5.8lbs
Makita Finishing Sander
Makita is present in over 40 countries thanks to their long-standing history of making world-class power tools. They’ve got a large range of random orbit, disc and belt sanders!
Contoured rubberized grip. 11,000 OPM for a smooth finish. Dust collection system with vacuum adapter. Counterbalance system. Easy-to-use clamping lever for paper changes.
Not ideal for wet sanding on an automobile.
10-inch length / 3.5lbs
3 5/8-inches – 9-inches
Black & Decker Dragster Belt Sander
Black & Decker is a huge name in the power tools industry, with decades of experience under their belt and a vast range of high-quality products.
Impressive power. Sands tight corners easily. Compact and lightweight. Easy belt adjustment.
Fills up with dust quickly. Many users feel that it should come with a bigger dust bag.
15.2 x 6.3 x 6.3” / 6.5lbs
3 x 21-inches