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Dewalt 1000/3000RPM 7"& 9" Buffmaster Polisher DWP-849 is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Corvette acrylic lacquer I used this Dewalt #849 to cut and then polish the black lacquer paint job on my '69 vette...after waiting for 120 days for it to cure. I had only ever used a CP pneumatic polisher before, which was a little lighter weight than the Dewalt but way noiser and that air hose draped over my shoulder was a real drag after hours of work. And of course more expensive to use with the air compressor running constantly. This Dewalt is a pleasure to use! The motor does not bog down from whatever speed you have it set at, no matter how loaded the pad is with compound or how hard you lean on it. And the variable speed feature works just like a variable speed drill. Any internet search will usually turn up that this polisher is THE choice of professionals. Lest you think this is one trick pony, and it can only polish paint jobs, think again. It also doubles as a 7" grinder. I wouldn't recommend mounting 9" grinding wheels as it doesn't have enough power for such a large wheel...leave them for the industrial grinders. In conclusion, this Dewalt isn't big, heavy and clunky like your father's old craftsman 2-speed grinder/polisher. It is a joy to own and use. I highly recommend. BTW, I'm an ASE re-certified refinishing tech for 15 years.
Date published: 2010-11-05
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Dewalt 1000/3000RPM 7"& 9" Buffmaster Polisher DWP-849

Item #43311 Brand: Dewalt

1000 to 3000 rpm variable
speed; use 7" or 9" wheels


DeWalt® Variable-Speed Buffmaster Polisher gets the big jobs done with a powerful 8-amp, ball-bearing motor Choose your speed and start polishing or grinding—DeWalt's powerful motor won't hesitate, no matter the speed, no matter how loaded the pad, no matter how hard you lean on it.
  • Tough, 8.0-amp, all-ball-bearing motor
  • Variable speed, 1000 to 3000 RPM
  • Electronic module maintains specified speed even under load
  • Use 7" or 9" buffing wheels or grinding wheels

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About Dewalt 1000/3000RPM 7"& 9" Buffmaster Polisher DWP-849

Buff-out finishes like a pro! This DeWalt model DWP-849 7"/9" Buffmaster Electronic Polisher offers variable speeds from 1000-3000 rpm, perfect for most grinding and buffing operations. Heat-treated gears for long, quiet, running. Safety-lock trigger with removable handle adds comfort and convenience. 120v AC.


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