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DEWALT 12 Amp 7 in./9 in. Variable Speed Polisher with Soft Start
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DEWALT

12 Amp 7 in./9 in. Variable Speed Polisher with Soft Start

  • 90-day money back guarantee
  • 1-year free service contract
  • 3-year limited warranty
$199.00 /each

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Includes polisher, hook and loop backing pad bale and straight side handles

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Choose the perfect speed

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3-year limited warranty

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amperage

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12 amps

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max speed

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3,500 rpm

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cord length

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10 ft.

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Warranty

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3 year

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The DEWALT DWP849X 7 in./9 in. Variable Speed Polisher with Soft Start features a powerful, 12 Amp, all ball-bearing construction motor for long life and durability. Electronic control maintains the specified speed under load, delivering the desired finish results, while the conveniently located variable speed dial lets you set the maximum speed from 0-600/3500 RPM for different materials and applications. A variable-speed trigger allows you to control speed from zero to the dialed maximum setting easily. Designed for efficiency, the polisher includes heat-treated, precision-cut steel gears for smooth operation and external brush caps for easy servicing, with a large spindle lock button for quick and simple backing plate changes. It also features a wool ingestion shield to increase your tool's life and reduce service costs for years of hassle-free use.

  • Includes polisher, hook and loop backing pad bale and straight side handles
  • 12.0 Amp, all ball-bearing construction ensures lasting use
  • Variable speed dial lets you match the speed to each unique application
  • Variable speed trigger allows for easy control
  • Precision-cut steel gears deliver smooth operation
  • Wool ingestion shield eliminates wool ingestion for longer tool life
  • Non-mar rubber gear case cover reduces surface imperfections and improves gripping surface
  • 90-day money back guarantee, 1-year free service contract and 3-year limited warranty
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Brand DEWALT DEWALT Makita Makita
Ratings (10) (29) (6) (8)
Cordless/ Corded Corded Corded Corded Corded
Power Tool Features Variable Speed Variable Speed Lock On Switch,Variable Speed Bag Included
Disc Size (in.) 7 in 7 in 7 7
Arbor Size 5/8 in.-11 5/8 in.-11 0 0
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What type of gripping devise does the polisher have? Is the center for attaching the pad to the polisher a velcro attachment center or screw center?

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Molalla, OR
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January 12, 2014
Most pads attachments to polishers are even attached by a Velcro attachment but my last DEWALT polisher had a bolt on attachment for tightening the pad to the polisher. Does that help?
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St. Helens, Ore.
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August 4, 2015
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Comes with a Center screw backing pad with Velcro attachment for pads.
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Wellington, FL.
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February 11, 2015
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For polishing/buffing, the unit came with a velcro pad. For grinding, I screwed on a rigid grinding wheel.
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January 27, 2014
Answer: 
Hello Matchewman1385,
This polisher model uses pads attached using hook and loop to a backer pad secured to the polisher onto the spindle with a nut. An image from the user guide included with the tool is attached below.
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Does this polisher have the ability to act as a sander with available attachments?

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Plano, TX
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January 11, 2016
Can attachments be purchased to convert this to a sander?
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January 26, 2016
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Yes, this can be a sander with an adapter.
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January 19, 2016
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No it does not.
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what comes with the Dewalt DW849X polisher?

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cortland NY
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November 21, 2013
I am also looking for real true sheep buffing pads VBP12BAF with velcrow. where can I get them.
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Wellington, FL.
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February 11, 2015
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The exact items listed on the HD site when I purchased it. Nothing more, nothing less.
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Atlanta, GA
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December 2, 2013
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Hi Andy,
Thanks for your question and interest in this item. More information is needed to accurately answer your question. Please contact our Online Customer Service Department at 800-430-3376 to get more assistance with this item. Our hours of operation are between 6:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. Eastern Time daily
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Desperately want a Dewalt Wet Stone Polisher for wet polishing marble! Is this safe to use with water?

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Los Angeles, CA
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May 22, 2016
Makita makes a Wet Grinder/ Polisher for $313. Only 7 amps. This Dewalt one is 12 amps. Need to wet polish marble tables after a fire. Will be exposed to water. Please can someone tell me if they used this to WET POLISH marble?
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May 23, 2016
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No, this tool should not be used for wet conditions.
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12 Amp 7 in./9 in. Variable Speed Polisher with Soft Start is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 29.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This Dewalt Polisher/Buffer seems to be very well built. It has plenty of torque and does a good... This Dewalt Polisher/Buffer seems to be very well built. It has plenty of torque and does a good job of maintaining the speed it is set at. The Polisher is still pretty new and I only have about 4 hours of use on it so far, so I have no idea on how long it will last, but I have had zero problems so far.
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A premium tool with nice features, good balance, power, and handles well. Would have appreciated... A premium tool with nice features, good balance, power, and handles well. Would have appreciated a booklet with best practices, tips, etc.
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from converted it to a wet grinder This grinder is awesome, you can run it hard for hours and it never even get hot. Makitas version of this ismt rated for quite as many amps and just cant take the heat.. I let the smoke out of one right before i bought the dewalt. The cord is two feet longer than makitas and a heavier gauge right where it goes into the handle the sleeve is thicker and doesnt delaminate quite like the makita did and i like the filters on the vents that kept all the material out of the motor. I would definately buy it again given the choice between this and any other grinder
Date published: 2014-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from High Quality, Tough Construction I purchased this Dewalt DWP849X Variable Speed Polisher with Soft Start last month for two jobs. First, I needed a 7 in, grinder to remove excess concrete on our patio slab for proper drainage. Standard grinders don't have soft start or variable speed which I needed for greater control of the $100 diamond grinding wheel. The DWP849X soft start, variable RPM, power and internal electronics to HOLD that RPM under load were invaluable and impressive. The unit sustained several days of grinding and sanding with the vibrations, dust, and heat generated from the heavy work loads. I covered the lint screen air intakes with a cotton cloth to filter some of the dust that wasn't blown away by my fans. It was the perfect grinder for the job. Afterwards, I cleaned the unit with compressed air, and she looks, starts, stops, and operates like new. Very tight and rugged unit. The primary purpose for the unit will be to clean, polish and buff our 26 gel-coat boat. I have no doubts that it will handle that duty with ease. The rubber head cover is a big plus and the large rounded head handle makes all the difference in control and user comfort. A great buy!!
Date published: 2015-02-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from If pnematic isn't an option; this is it. It's a little bulky. It is built to last though, and the variable speed is torquey compared to running air. The pad is small and stiff, but that's replaceable. Don't try to use the extremely cheap wool cover's on it, for compounding it will burn right through the edges after a minute of use.
Date published: 2013-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dewalt buffer delivers productivity The Dewalt buffer certainly held up to its description. Meeting all expectations and completion the job with no issues made my week. The Dewalt buffer was used for 3 days straight and preformed well during every hour of operation.
Date published: 2014-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product does everything it says and more. Excellent upgrade from the older version. The dial for variable speed is a great way to ensure you do not exceed the task at hand. The locking trigger is great for a long day of using the machine.
Date published: 2012-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Polisher for the Price Range I bought this unit as a gift for a friend. After using this, I am getting another one for myself. Soft start, bail handle and ease of use for a rotary tool. Will be using this to polish my car and the wife's car too. So well built and for the price, you can't beat it.
Date published: 2013-12-29
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