Sanding at height has been always a hassle. You need to climb and then work. Porter-Cable 7800 comes up with the wall sander with a long bar to solve this climbing problem. With the ability to reach a height and variable speed, it happens to be an effective tool for wall sanding. Reaching the height with the bar no doubt, but what about the sanding? It is up to the mark? This wall sander is featured with a 4.7 amp motor which is able to run 1400-2000 RPM. Isn’t it great? It uses a circulating motion to perform the sanding job, and the sanding pad is round. Now let’s check out how far it can help a user for sanding.
Whom is this product for?
Why climb when you can perform the sanding by just standing on the floor. This porter cable drywall sander has got the long bar and 13 feet long vacuum hose which helps to reach a ceiling at 10 to 12 feet without any problem. You don’t need to climb the ladders at least in between the reach of this tool. So, you can see not only the wall it can be efficient in your ceiling sanding job.
|Item Weight||8.5 lbs.|
|Speed||1400- 2000 RPM|
|Voltage and System||120 Volt AC, 60Hz|
|Vacuum hose size and length||1/4ʺ, 13′|
PORTER-CABLE 7800 Explained
Want to renovate or install drywall? Sanding is an essential part of working with drywall, whether its installation or renovation. For sanding at higher positions, this kind of sander with bar and long vacuum hose proves to be very handy. You can now avoid climbing and remain safe. There is always a chance to happen, something unwanted when you are climbing a height, so it’s also helping you to be fit and free.
How does this electric drywall sander work? This porter-cable pce605k52 3-amp oscillating multi-tool kit with 52 accessories runs on a 120 volt and 4.7-ampere motor. It has got the variable speed option to make the sanding job perfect. There is a dialing knob to adjust the speed between 1400 to 2000 RPM. It uses a circulating motion to sand the walls. Is it going to be helpful? This drywall vacuum sander has the articulating sanding head, which makes the working comfortable for a user. Users might not need to move frequently when it has got this kind of quality sanding head. Sanding dust is another headache for any of us. ¼ inch dust hose firmly adjusts with the bar, and the drywall sander vacuum efficiently drags all the dust in.
We Liked It Because
- Articulating sanding head helpful sanding without moving too much
- Easy to handle
- Reaches high with the provided bar
- Long and thick vacuum hose for dust collection
- Covers a good amount of area
What We Did Not Like?
- Not a great tool for inside corners
Common Questions and Answers
- Question : Will it be useful against a popcorn ceiling? Answer :
It will, but drywall sanders are not the best way to deal with popcorn ceiling. The best way is, cover the floor with plastic, then spray the ceiling when it gets wet it pumps up and then you just need a hard metal to pull down the popcorn ceiling.
- Question : How about the vacuum hose, how far it can reach? Answer :
The vacuum hose is about a ¼ inch which is standard, and it is 13 feet long so easily reaches a great height.
When you are searching for a wall sander, any professional would suggest you a Porter cable sander drywall. It’s a bit pricey to acquire for DIY projects. So, better try drywall sander rental to make the sanding job's simple. The variable speed and ability to reach a height makes this porter cable 7800 an obvious choice for the wall and ceiling sanding. You will definitely enjoy this tool.