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Stainless Steel Sanding Discs Silver City NM

When I first looked at the Microplane stainless steel sanding discs I thought, “There's no way that can work. It'll just tear up the wood.” But now that I've logged lots of hours of sanding with this product, I'm a believer. According to the manufacturer this product will remove wood five times faster than a conventional abrasive, while outlasting it seven times.

Silver City - Auth Hometown
(575) 538-5328
1310 Silver Heights Blvd
Silver City, NM
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Hometown Dealers
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Mon:9-18
Tue:9-18
Wed:9-18
Thu:9-18
Fri:9-18
Sat:9-18
Sun:23-16
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Mon:9-18
Tue:9-18
Wed:9-18
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Sun Valley Do it Best
(575) 538-3291
1401 Silver Heights Blvd
Silver City, NM
 
The Home Depot
(505)424-9463
952 Richards Ave
Santa Fe, NM
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(505)865-0425
1800 Main Street NW
Los Lunas, NM
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(575)521-1327
225 Telshore Blvd
Las Cruces, NM
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Mountain Ridge Hardware LLC
(575) 534-0782
3025 Highway 180 E
Silver City, NM
 
Gila Lumber & True Value Hardware
(800) 642-7392
1000 Central Ave
Bayard, NM

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The Home Depot
(575)443-8018
3400 N White Sand Blvd
Alamogordo, NM
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(505)833-9990
2820 Coors Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(505)726-2362
530 Kachina Street
Gallup, NM
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Mon-Sat: 7:00am-9:00pm
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Stainless Steel Sanding Discs

Stainless Steel Sanding Discs

    

When I first looked at the Microplane stainless steel sanding discs I thought,  “There's no way that can work.  It'll just tear up the wood.” But now that I've logged lots of hours of sanding with this product, I'm a believer. According to the manufacturer this product will remove wood five times faster than a conventional abrasive, while outlasting it seven times. This helps justify the cost - about $5 per disc, which would buy about three discs of conventional high-quality abrasive.  So, is it worth the investment?  Yes. Although I wasn't able to quantify the manufacturer's claim about the discs cutting wood faster, I would have gone through numerous changes of regular sandpaper in the same length of time that I used a single Microplane disc. The discs are available in 40-, 80-, and 120-grit. On red oak and pine I found the surface left behind by the 120-grit disc slightly rougher than a conventional abrasive. The discs come in 5-in. hook-and-loop, and attach to any standard 5-in. hook-and-loop sanding base. The discs will work with sanders that have through-the-base dust collection.  Microplane discs are designed for raw wood only, not finished surfaces.

Source
Microplane (800) 555-2767, www.microplane.com,Stainless Steel Sanding Discs, $9.95 for 2 discs.


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