When you need to remove the heavy stock and have a perfect finish, not any other sanding tool can help. You need an orbital sander, and Makita orbital sander performs brilliantly over any surface. The orbital sander is popular for its ability to heavy stock removal. This Makita tool has the power and speed to make sure the users are getting the best service from it. This 5-inch random orbital sander is not like the Makita buffer polisher who only runs in an orbital to make the surface shining. Using this tool, you can completely change the look of an object. If you go through its specs and advantages, you will find why this tool is so efficient.
Whom is this product for?
All the worker would love to add this particular tool to their sanders corner. This is a better tool to work on heavy sanding. If you think about belt sander vs orbital sander, you will find a clear answer why a worker should go with. This kind of tool is for every wood and metal worker.
|Product Dimensions||7.1ʺ x 5.1ʺ x 6.5ʺ|
|Item Weight||3.97 lbs|
|Item model number||BO5030|
|Amperage|| 3.0 AMP|
|Sanding paper size||5" (8-hole) hook-and-loop abrasive paper|
|Includes||1 abrasive disc, 1 dust bag|
|Voltage|| 120 volts|
|Wattage|| 300 watts|
|Sound Level||80 dB|
|Warranty Description|| 1 Year|
Makita BO5030 Explained
If you go through any random orbital sander review, you will realize that this type of tool does not type specific only for wood pieces. This kind of tool becomes best finishing sander to work with its ability to work on various surfaces. This orbital hand sander comes with a 3 amp motor which is able to run at a speed of 1200 OPM nothing can stand on the surface when you work with this kind of powerful tool. To work with this tool, you will need a 5" (8-hole) hook-and-loop abrasive paper. The holes on the paper will help to suck up all the dust to the dust bag. Thus it becomes way too efficient than any other sanding tool.
No doubt you will find this tool not less efficient than a Dewalt variable speed orbital sander. What you may find annoying is the noise level. It’s about 80 dB. You need to use ear cover ears be safe from any impact. Wear glasses also to keep the eyes protected.
We Liked It Because
- Smooth and fast sanding with
- Rubberized grip for upgraded operator comfort and control
- Dust-sealed switch minimizes contamination
- Oversized sealed ball bearing construction for longer tool life
- Pad control structure for controlled pad speed upon startup
- Efficient through the pad dust collection structure for a cleaner work environment
- Large 1/8" random orbit action for fast and super smooth sanding
What We Did Not Like?
- High noise level
- Can’t work perfectly on the narrow portion of an object
Common Questions and Answers
- Question : Is this tool available in 220-volt version? Answer :
Sorry this Makita random orbit sander is not available in a 220v version. It’s a 120-volt tool, and it can be comfortably used for DIY projects or any professional project.
- Question : Trying to repainting a porch overhang 1) Would it be a perfect tool for sanding overhead 2) How this works for dust collection? Answer :
This little sander is low in price and has the reputation to perform well on any kind of surface. It comes with the very much needed dust bag to grab all the dust inside. It’s efficient in all sense.
- Question : How can I sand a narrow portion of a working object? Answer :
It would be better to use a belt sander while working on the narrow portion. You should not tilt the orbit sander the edge may get rounded. The edges have to be always flat to get the best result from an orbit sander.
Makita USA brings every necessary tool that a worker might need. If you look at the orbital sander uses you can’t let it down anyway. It can help you with most of the sanding job, but you need to avoid the edges when sanding with an orbital sander as there is a possibility to make the sanding pad round. What else can you ask for when a single orbital sander helps for heavy stock removal and also giving the perfect finish. It may not give the needed service in the narrow area, but it performs great overall. No doubt in its performance and quality. Makita orbital sander just creates high noise that’s the only drawback you can point, and it’s common in most of the sander. Enjoy sanding!