Porter-Cable 7346SP 6 in. Variable Speed Random Orbit Sander with Polishing Pad

Porter-Cable Model: pcbn7346sp
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Porter-Cable 7346SP 6 in. Variable Speed Random Orbit Sander with Polishing Pad Porter-Cable Model: pcbn7346sp

Product Features & specs :

Porter-Cable 7346SP 6 in. Variable Speed Random Orbit Sander with Polishing Pad

Details Features:
  • 4.5 Amp, AC only
  • Electronic variable speed dial to choose between 2500 to 6800 OPM
  • Random orbit, swirl-free sanding and polishing action
  • Includes 6 in. proprietary counter balance for use with 6 in. sanding/polishing pad
  • Accepts 5/16 in. - 24 spindle thread accessories
  • Features two-position (left or right) removable side handle for greater comfort and control
  • Compact, lightweight design of 6 lbs.
  • 100% ball and roller bearing construction
What’s Included:
  • 6 in. Variable Speed Random Orbit Sander - 7346SP
  • Polishing Pad
  • PSA Pad
  • Sanding Disc
  • Side Handle
  • Wrench
Power Source
Corded
Amperage
4.5
UL Safety
No
No-Load Speed (RPM)
2500-6800
CSA Safety
Yes
Wifi compatibility
No
Case Included
No
Speed Type
Variable Speed
Bluetooth Compatibility
No
Motor Type
Brushed
Voltage
120V
Pad Diameter
6 in
Switch Type
Trigger
ETL Safety
No
Length
11.5 in.
Width
10.5 in.
Height
6 in.
Weight
6 lbs.
Warranty Term
3 Year

Reviews :

4.7 / 5.0
26 Reviews
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Would you recommend this product?
Yes (25)
Pros
Powerful (20)
Easy To Use (5)
Ergonomic Design (2)
Value (2)
Cons
Heavy (1)
Best Uses
Frequent Use (8)
Large Projects (2)
Small Projects (2)
Home Repair (2)
I own a black Mercedes s600 v12 coupe,
When I got it it had major swirl marks scratches like someone washed it with a green scratchy pad. I found out the clear coat was real swift. Certain microfiber rags would scratch it. I’ve had this for about a year and it works like a champ. Definitely recommend to any diy’r this is all you’ll need
September 13, 2019
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Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Easy To Use
Ergonomic Design
Powerful
Value
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Large Projects
Small Projects
I also have an older model porter cable random orbit sander with a 5" sanding pad, and find that it works much better for most of my projects. So, I've ordered one to replace the 6" pad that comes with this newer model. In my opinion, these are the best random orbit sanders on the market, especially for avid woodworkers.
January 15, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Describe Yourself:
Professional
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Easy To Use
Ergonomic Design
Powerful
Value
Lightweight
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Heavy Duty Requirements
Large Projects
Small Projects
Home Repair
Absolutely the BEST in the market!!! This is my 2nd PC Sander. Someone stole my 12 year old, I just HAD to replace her!! LOVE THIS SANDER!!!!
I probably put thousands of hours on my previous PC Sander! Never one problem encountered! Someone stole my 10-15 year old model, I loved the convenience of the hook n loop system! As a Professional Hobbiest Woodworker, this is by far the best sander I have ever used! Working with hardwoods or softwoods, you just can't beat the reliable power and advantage of quick change velcro grit papers to obtain a hand rubbed finish! This machine easily cut my sanding time in half thanks to the power of this sander! I know of no other brand that could possibly compare, ( (I have tested others, and stored them away) I remain amazed I didn't wear my old one out as I really worked her hard!!! Would NEVER BUY any other brand! Porter Cable is the ULTIMATE BEST!!! I have no doubts my new replacement will give me many more years of enjoyment with my love of woodworking!!! Karen, KAYBECK DESIGNS Estab 1991. I design and scroll or build Custom Wood Creations with Artwork and Decorative Painting. The fact I can get a perfectly smooth piece of work with Zero burrs, suitable for hand brushwork artwork pieces, including Personalization of Hand Lettering, makes the PC my #1 go-to tool. Only the most intricate scroll pieces require any hand sanding, as my PC DOES IT ALL!!! I will likely buy an extra unit, just in case this model could one day be no longer made. That way, I will have my favorite too to last me the rest of my days as a woodworker!!! A++++++ MACHINE!!!!!
The new design model with buffing capability is a plus, as now I can safely buff oxidation off of my RED Bass boat without fear of damage to paint.
**** Hope you post my comment--- ***More woodworkers need to know just how good the Porter Cable Random Orbital Sander is!!!!
Would happily share a photo gallery of some of my original pieces if anyone would like to see a sampling of the capabilities of this sander.
I cannot thank you enough for keeping this sander on the market! I was heartbroken when I discovered the theft of my old one!!!
August 29, 2017
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Describe Yourself:
Avid Do-it-Yourselfer
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Powerful
The best sander I have found
I like the variable speed for fine and rough jobs
August 18, 2016
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Powerful
Best Uses
Frequent Use
One of the best sanders money can buy
My only complaint is that is the tropics where I live the foam pads tend to rot and fall apart
July 15, 2015
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Awesome for waxing your car
This is rated as the best car polisher out there and I see why. Does a great job on buffing the wax on the car.
February 27, 2015
Describe Yourself:
Avid Do-it-Yourselfer
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Cons
Heavy
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Respected brand
I have used the older model of this sander for sixteen years. It was a great sander but could no longer be repaired. My hope is that this model can live up to that standard.
January 14, 2015
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Powerful
Not all it should be.
Using sander to remove paint from boat hull. The polisher works great, the sanding disk was damaged when I got it and broke after two discs. Threads were stripped and it won't stay on the machine.
March 17, 2013
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Powerful
Very Happy
Works Well
October 17, 2012
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Powerful
Great Sander
I bought this sander to sand down the fascia boards on my house. I pressure washed the fascia boards and then hit them with 40 grit with this sander doing the grunt work. Worked great. Next up is the teak patio table that I will use 120 grit paper to restore color before putting on a protective stain.
July 3, 2012

Q & A :

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Does it have hook and loop or adhesive pads?
Kathy B on Dec 19, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Eel off adhesive pass
How to change power cord?
A shopper on Jan 16, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Your question will be best answered by the manufacturer, who can provide you with the accurate information. The number to reach the technician is 1-888-848-5175.
Can I get something dropped shipped. I am a reseller?
Paul L on Sep 3, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Please contact our Sales Department at 1-800-714-0918. The agent will be able to provide you with the shipping options.
Can the polishing pad be used when making high quality wood furniture?
Jeff H on Sep 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Not really. too aggressive
What is the difference between this Model and the 7424XP? Is it the the reverse, this has the sand pad, and the 7424 has the buffing pad?
Ron on Jul 18, 2017
BEST ANSWER: the 7346SP does not have the reverse but does have the sanding pad.
Are sanding disks hook and loop attach?
Karen W on Mar 29, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Where do I buy the Hook and Loop Sanding Mandrel?My replacement Sander arrived today, and it has adhesive pad. Not a happy camper! All responses appreciated. Thanks kw

Warranty:

Standard Warranty - PORTER-CABLE LIMITED THREE YEAR WARRANTY (1 year for reconditioned products

PORTER-CABLE will repair, without charge, any defects due to faulty materials or workmanship for three years from the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover part failure due to normal wear or tool abuse. For further detail of warranty coverage and warranty repair information, visit www.portercable.com or call (888) 848-5175. This warranty does not apply to accessories or damage caused where repairs have been made or attempted by others. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights which vary in certain states or provinces.

In addition to the warranty, PORTER-CABLE tools are covered by our:

  • 1 YEAR FREE SERVICE: PORTER-CABLE will maintain the tool and replace worn parts caused by normal use, for free, any time during the first year after purchase.
  • 90 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE: If you are not completely satisfied with the performance of your PORTER-CABLE Power Tool, Laser, or Nailer for any reason, you can return it within 90 days from the date of purchase with a receipt for a full refund – no questions asked.
  • LATIN AMERICA: This warranty does not apply to products sold in Latin America. For products sold in Latin America, see country specific warranty information contained in the packaging, call the local company or see website for warranty information.

To register your tool for warranty service visit our website at www.portercable.com.

To obtain information on warranty performance, please write to: PORTER-CABLE CORPORATION, 4825 Highway 45 North, Jackson, Tennessee 38305; Attention: Product Service. THE FOREGOING OBLIGATION IS PORTER-CABLE'S SOLE LIABILITY UNDER THIS OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL PORTER-CABLE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other legal rights which vary from state to state.