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Avoid Swirl Marks When Sanding With Random Orbit.

Avoid swirl marks with my random orbit sander? I will tell you exactly why and how to avoid swirl marks when sanding with a random orbit sander. Scroll to the bottom for the TL;DR if you just want to get out of here and get back in the shop.  You’re sanding too fast, too random, and not working through grits of sand paper properly. I mean, they don’t make so many different grits just because it’s fun, they all serve a purpose.Fortunately, it’s an easy fix. So put your sander down and read these tips on how to avoid the dreaded pig tails. Please wear an n95 dust mask and proper hearing protection. If you have a shop-vac please hook that...

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