Originals By Weber Announces: New Woodworker's Flex Drum Sanding Tool Makes Sanding Round Wood

Top Quote New Shop Tool: Flex Drum Sanders for sanding all tube shaped and round wood. This is the new and easier way to sand and smooth hard to handle round wood and tubes. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 30, 2012 - Toms River, NJ - Originals By Weber, Terry L. Weber, owner, announces immediate availability of their new highly efficient Flex Drum Sander Kit. Three always-soft long lasting sleeves (included) have a molded foam core covered with sandpaper in choice of three grits: 80,120 and 220. These sleeves slide onto a metal gripper shaft arbor assembly (included) that is fitted on your own electric motor with set screws for clamping to the shaft of your electric motor (motor is not included in the kit) Included is a split bushing to adapt the 5/8" bore in the arbor to a 1/2" motor shaft, if it is needed.

    Flex Drum Sander Video: http://www.youtube.com/v/HkoEQHAs80Q?fs=1&hl=en_US&

    Largely the type of materials being sanded and the aggressiveness of sanding pressure applied to the sleeve determine the life of the sanding sleeves and pad assembly. Excess pressure, too much aggressiveness applied to the sanding sleeve pad assembly while sanding will generate excessive heat that shortens the life of the pad and sleeve assembly.
    How to attach the Flex Drum Sander to your motor:

    1. Insert the motor shaft into the bore in the end of the shaft arbor. If spit bushing is used, position the setscrews to clamp on the side of bushing and not in the slot. Tighten both setscrews securely against the shaft of your motor.

    Use the palm of your hand to push the padded sanding sleeve firmly into place over the arbor. The pad will be a tight fit onto the shaft. Lightly coating the inside of the pad on the end with Vaseline might be necessary for easier installation. The four grippers that are built into the sides of the shaft prevent the pad from turning on the shaft during use.

    When Weber was asked: "What kind of comment do you get about this Flex Drum Sander kit?"

    He responded: "Here are four examples of the kind for feedback we get":

    "I just got my drum sander today. I did one of my maple canes and it just works Great. Thanks my friend and God bless."
    "I bought one and you are right, I love it. It makes things look so much better and does it faster."
    "Amazing, why we didn't have these 10 yrs ago?"
    "Can't get any better. Thank you."

    Price of the Flex Drum Sander Kit FSD-407: $47.00 (shipped free) anywhere in the USA. via USPS First Class Mail. Shipping via Priority Mail (for 2-3 days delivery) is extra @ $6.60/ kit.
    For more information go to Website: http://www.originalsbyweber.com.

    The kit includes:
    3-foam padded drums (sleeves) with 3-different grits of sandpaper sleeves: 890, 120 and 220 grits.
    1-metal gripper shaft and
    1-split bushing adapter (No motor).
    Refill sanding sleeves are always available and current price for each sleeve is $6.45 (plus s/h).

    For answers to questions, please call: 877-309-8382 or 732-864-0353

    Video of the Flex Drum Sander kit can be seen below:

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