Model # BO4556K

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Makita 2 Amp Corded 1/4 Sheet Finishing Sander with 60G Paper, 100G Paper, 150G Paper, Dust Bag, Punch Plate, Hard Case
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Makita

2 Amp Corded 1/4 Sheet Finishing Sander with 60G Paper, 100G Paper, 150G Paper, Dust Bag, Punch Plate, Hard Case

  • 14,000 OPM for fast and smooth finish sanding
  • Ergonomic design with reduced vibration and noise provide comfort
  • Pad dust collection system provides a cleaner work environment
$4400 /each
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Product Overview

  • 14,000 OPM for fast and smooth finish sanding
  • Ergonomic design with reduced vibration and noise provide comfort
  • Pad dust collection system provides a cleaner work environment
The Makita 1/4 Sheet Finishing Sander with Tool Case combines fast, smooth performance with ease-of-use features for exceptional results. Ideal for woodworkers, finish carpenters or for DIY projects, this sander has a 2 Amp motor that delivers 14,000 OPM for superior efficiency and smooth finishes. Comfortable to use with precision engineered all ball-bearing construction to reduce vibration and noise and a contoured rubberized palm grip, this sander also has a large clamping lever for simple and fast paper installation. The through-the-pad dust collection system helps keep your work area cleaner, while the rubber-sealed switch helps prevent contamination for long-lasting and reliable tool life.
  • Precision engineered all-ball bearing construction for reduced vibration and noise
  • Contoured, rubberized palm grip design for improved operator comfort and control
  • Large clamping lever for quick and easy paper installation
  • Efficient through-the-pad dust collection system keeps work environment cleaner
  • Conveniently located on/off switch allows easy 1-handed operation
  • Rubber-sealed switch prevents dust contamination for longer tool life
  • 14,000 OPM for fast sanding and a smooth finish
  • Includes: 1/4 sheet finishing sander, abrasive paper, 60-grit (742509-3); abrasive paper, 100-grit (742510-8-5); abrasive paper, 150-grit (742511-6-5); dust bag (166078-4); punch plate (450066-4) and tool case
  • 1-year warranty
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

Product Overview

  • 14,000 OPM for fast and smooth finish sanding
  • Ergonomic design with reduced vibration and noise provide comfort
  • Pad dust collection system provides a cleaner work environment
Model #: BO4556K
Internet #: 203231612

The Makita 1/4 Sheet Finishing Sander with Tool Case combines fast, smooth performance with ease-of-use features for exceptional results. Ideal for woodworkers, finish carpenters or for DIY projects, this sander has a 2 Amp motor that delivers 14,000 OPM for superior efficiency and smooth finishes. Comfortable to use with precision engineered all ball-bearing construction to reduce vibration and noise and a contoured rubberized palm grip, this sander also has a large clamping lever for simple and fast paper installation. The through-the-pad dust collection system helps keep your work area cleaner, while the rubber-sealed switch helps prevent contamination for long-lasting and reliable tool life.

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  • Precision engineered all-ball bearing construction for reduced vibration and noise
  • Contoured, rubberized palm grip design for improved operator comfort and control
  • Large clamping lever for quick and easy paper installation
  • Efficient through-the-pad dust collection system keeps work environment cleaner
  • Conveniently located on/off switch allows easy 1-handed operation
  • Rubber-sealed switch prevents dust contamination for longer tool life
  • 14,000 OPM for fast sanding and a smooth finish
  • Includes: 1/4 sheet finishing sander, abrasive paper, 60-grit (742509-3); abrasive paper, 100-grit (742510-8-5); abrasive paper, 150-grit (742511-6-5); dust bag (166078-4); punch plate (450066-4) and tool case
  • 1-year warranty
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

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Name 2 Amp Corded 1/4 Sheet Finishing Sander with 60G Paper, 100G Paper, 150G Paper, Dust Bag, Punch Plate, Hard Case 2 Amp Corded 1/4 Sheet Finishing Sander with 60G Paper, 100G Paper, 150G Paper, Dust Bag and Punch Plate 2.3 Amp 1/4 Sheet Palm Grip Sander Kit with Contractor Bag 3 Amp 1/4 Sheet Corded Palm Sander
Brand Makita Makita DEWALT Milwaukee
Ratings (109) (56) (66) (65)
Reconditioned No No No No
Dust collection type Bag Bag Bag Bag
Speed (rpm) 14000 14000 14000 14000
Power Tool Features Case Included No Additional Features Bag Included,No Tool Disc/Pad Change Bag Included,Lock On Switch
Cordless/ Corded Corded Corded Corded Corded
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
5.13
Product Height (in.)
5.63
Product Width (in.)
4.38

Details

Amperage (amps)
2
Color Family
Teal
Cord Length (ft.)
6.6
Corded Tool Type
Finishing Sander
Cordless/ Corded
Corded
Dust collection type
Bag
Pad description
4-3/8 in. x 4 in. Standard Pad
Power Tool Features
Case Included
Product Weight (lb.)
2.4lb
Reconditioned
No
Returnable
90-Day
Speed (rpm)
14000
Tools Product Type
Power Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year Warranty

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
5.13
Product Height (in.)
5.63
Product Width (in.)
4.38

Details

Amperage (amps)
2
Color Family
Teal
Cord Length (ft.)
6.6
Corded Tool Type
Finishing Sander
Cordless/ Corded
Corded
Dust collection type
Bag
Pad description
4-3/8 in. x 4 in. Standard Pad
Power Tool Features
Case Included
Product Weight (lb.)
2.4lb
Reconditioned
No
Returnable
90-Day
Speed (rpm)
14000
Tools Product Type
Power Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year Warranty

Questions & Answers

does this unit accept regular "torn in quarters" paper or do you have to buy special 1/4 sheet sandpaper?

Asked by: BlueSkyMan
You can use 9 x11 sheets of paper and tear them to size.
Answered by: wiley0ne
Date published: 2017-05-06

Can I use this sander to sand joint compound on drywall?

Can I use this sander to sand joint compound on drywall? I tried to drywall for the first time and thing I may have laid the joint compound a little too think and my should is getting tired :0
Asked by: Daniel
Yes. Should work well for that application.
Answered by: Joe
Date published: 2017-10-03

What sandpaper do you buy with this sander?

Asked by: eric
You can buy the pre-cut 1/4 sheets from most retailers. They are cut short in my opinion, making it annoying to attach to the sander. I wish the sandpaper manufacturers would add a little more length to the paper.
Answered by: jka251
Date published: 2017-08-10

Will this sander fit into the supplied case? Or is the case designed for accessories only?

The supplied case looks a bit small in the ads. Does the sander/ dust collector itself fit into the case, or is the case designed for accessories only? Thanks!
Asked by: DIYguy
This case is wonderful, fits the sander, in a specific location, the dust bag sits right behind it, with plenty of room for a hundred pre-cut sheets on their side up in front. I wish more cases had extra room like this.
Answered by: HomownersHandyman
Date published: 2017-06-16
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Customer Reviews

2 Amp Corded 1/4 Sheet Finishing Sander with 60G Paper, 100G Paper, 150G Paper, Dust Bag, Punch Plate, Hard Case is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 109.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Small but powerful! I first used this little jewel to remove finishes from some shelves, and then... Small but powerful! I first used this little jewel to remove finishes from some shelves, and then to sand down the shelves so that stain and sealer could be applied. I had a lot of surface area to cover, but the Makita just kept on keeping on! Being able to use the front flange of the dust collection bag to hook on to a shop vacuum helped me keep the dust down and resulted in less cleanup. This sander is powerful but easy to handle - great for heavy work in small areas and outstanding to use for finish sanding.
Date published: 2017-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The right tool for the job When the Makita sander I had used for over a decade finally bit the dust literally for the last time I went back to HD for a replacement. Purveying the selection I was trying to decide which sander to purchase. The store employee Tom spied me looking perplexed and inquired if he could assist. After determining my needs based on the projects I have planned he recommended this particular sander which has worked out better than expected. No complaints so far and I find it to be a good value for the money.
Date published: 2017-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sheet loading is easy, yes the pad is a bit... Sheet loading is easy, yes the pad is a bit larger than my previous PorterCable, but there is still enough paper left to grip. Operation is smooth, lot less vibration. Quality, durable feel overall - though the dust bag is a bit fiddly, prefer something solid.
Date published: 2017-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought this to replace an older version of the same Makita sander that I'm passing on to my dau... I bought this to replace an older version of the same Makita sander that I'm passing on to my daughter. Here's how the new one compares to the older model. PROS: the new one has a slightly more powerful motor, it has a round port to the dust bag instead of oval - this allows connection to a shop-vac, it comes with a "free" hard case that protects well, and it seems slightly smoother (less vibration) than the old sander. CONS: It's a bit heavier and slightly larger than the old model, the hard case is far larger than it needs to be and has surprisingly little storage space for its ample dimensions. The old sander and extra paper still fit perfectly in the (much smaller) cardboard box they originally came in. Still, this new finish sander has the look and feel of excellent quality, it runs very smoothly and has several convenient features like the improved dust bag and easy clamps for the paper - all for a modest price. Hopefully, it will hold up as well as the old one. TIPS: 1) This is a FINISH sander. It is the right tool for getting a super smooth finish to flat woodwork that is already fairly even. Use some other kind of sander (orbital, belt, etc.) for removing tons of rough material. 2) "1/4 sheet" sanders like this are very economical to use because you can get 4 work pieces from one regular sized sheet of sandpaper. Just fold in quarters and cut with scissors.
Date published: 2017-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought this sander to replace my 25 year old Makita. I have run the sander for approximately si... I bought this sander to replace my 25 year old Makita. I have run the sander for approximately six hours so far and am very glad I stuck with a Makita. The newer design makes changing paper a breeze also. You can't go wrong with this one. My neighbor recently bought a different name brand and says he wishes he had listened to me when I suggested he try the Makita.
Date published: 2017-09-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Overall I would have to say this is yet another great product by Makita. The finishing sander do... Overall I would have to say this is yet another great product by Makita. The finishing sander does a great job, is light enough for delicate work yet heavy enough to help reduce vibration. My only complaint would be that I did not receive the "handy tool case" which would make for storage much better than sitting on the bench with the cord wrapped around it.
Date published: 2017-05-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I bought an earlier version of this sander back in... I bought an earlier version of this sander back in the early 90's. It recently died after years of heavy use. Since I had such a good track record with it I decided to replace it with another Makita. I'm very disappointed with this one. Doesn't have the same quality as the old one.
Date published: 2017-10-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pro's: This is a low vibration 1/4 sheet sander that is easy on your hand and wrist. It delivers ... Pro's: This is a low vibration 1/4 sheet sander that is easy on your hand and wrist. It delivers great performance. Con's: Hard to find an adapter to hook up to vacuum system. Dust collection using enclosed bag is only 60% efficient.
Date published: 2017-05-06
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