Model # 9031

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Makita 5 Amp 1-1/8 in. x 21 in. Corded Belt Sander
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Makita

5 Amp 1-1/8 in. x 21 in. Corded Belt Sander

  • Variable speed control dial to maintain constant speed
  • Feature rich, compact design for user comfort and convenience
  • Ideal for a variety of woodworking applications
$228.08 /each

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Makita's 1-1/8 in. x 21 in. Belt Sander (model 9031) combines speed and a compact design with ease-of-use features for sanding in confined spaces. The 9031 is ideal for detail work including fine carpentry and furniture making, featuring a 5 Amp motor with electronic speed control to maintain constant speed under load. The variable speed control dial allows the user to match the speed (656-3280 ft./min.) to the application to suit a variety of jobs. Designed for smooth, reliable operation, the 9031 is also engineered with ball-bearing construction for a longer tool life.

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  • Includes 2 abrasive belts, 40-grit (742301-7); 2 abrasive belts, 60-grit (742302-5); 2 abrasive belts, 80-grit (742303-3); 2 abrasive belts, 100-grit (742304-1); 2 abrasive belts, 120-grit (742305-9)
  • Compact and lightweight (4.6 lbs.) with excellent maneuverability for close-quarters work
  • Ball and needle bearing construction for smooth operation and long tool life
  • Narrow belt and exposed front pulley for use in close quarters or on irregular shapes
  • Multi-position side handle for easy and comfortable operation
  • Lock-on button enables continuous operation
  • Connects to dust collector for a cleaner work environment
  • Variable speed control dial (656-3280 ft./minutes) enables user to match the speed to the application
  • 1-year warranty
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Customer Questions & Answers

the way the sander looks if this were sanding a floor would you be able to sand all the way to a wall ?

Asked by: 1234
The Makita Belt Sander (9031) can be equipped with a t 1-1/8” x 21” sanding belt and has an exposed front for sanding in close quarters or irregular shapes.
Answered by: MakitaTeam
Date published: 2015-09-20

220 volt supported?

Asked by: DavZel
Thank you for your question. Makita USA Corded Tools and Chargers are rated for US standard 120V outlets and are not recommended to be used on any other voltages.
Answered by: MakitaTeam
Date published: 2017-01-13

Can the handle be removed for sanding between pickets.

Asked by: PSI
Thank you for your question. Yes, the front handle of the Makita 9031 5 Amp 1-1/8 in x 21 in corded Belt Sander can be removed to cater to your job.
Answered by: MakitaTeam
Date published: 2016-12-02

Is there a dust bag available for this?

Asked by: Suz
No, the Makita 5-Amp 1-1/8 in. x 21 in. Corded Belt Sander (9031) does not come with a dust bag.
Answered by: MakitaTeam
Date published: 2017-01-27
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Customer Reviews

5 Amp 1-1/8 in. x 21 in. Corded Belt Sander is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well made. Very handy to use. Every single part of this tool can be ordered and replaced if neede... Well made. Very handy to use. Every single part of this tool can be ordered and replaced if needed. Good selection of grit sizes available and you can slow it down to a crawl. What's there not to like? Nothing!
Date published: 2016-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makita belt sander I needed a narrow belt sander that woukd lay flat. This worked great.
Date published: 2017-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best bang for the buck Works really good in tight spaces. Lightweight and durable
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tool for fast removal This sander is great. It removes material very easily and vary fast. I had used this sander before purchasing and had great results, so I bought it. My only concern is that there is a little non-adjustable pin that keeps the wheel locked in its position as it rotates. Mine seems to be a little loose, so the sander makes a small humming noise that the previous sander I used did not make. I think quality control may have let one slip by!
Date published: 2013-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Saved HOURS of hand-sanding Excellent control and maneuverability in tight spaces. The range of variable speed is impressive. Got this for working in door jambs and around fixtures in an old renovation where layer upon layer of paint has accumulated over the years. Makes quick work of it, minimizing exposure time (I have no doubt lower layers were lead-based paints). The lower speeds allow you to work more deliberately at material removal without violently throwing dust everywhere. It has a port to hook up a vacuum hose, but I haven't found one to fit or I would definitely be using it for this particular application. It's a little pricey, but the build quality appears good, the motor has easily-replaceable brushes, and it's a Makita - I have no doubt it will be working for me for years to come. It came with an assortment of belts in varying grits, and I purchased more in boxes of 40, 80, and 120 grit. Belt changes are relatively easy, and they track well without fuss. I just wish I could get in a little tighter with the nose in some spaces - the hardware for the stabilizing handle is a little bulky around the front hub, and the motor extends to the opposite side, making it a little difficult or even impossible to maneuver around some obstacles or in tight spaces up against walls. Still, it lets you get a LOT more places than traditional belt sanders. My pneumatic oscillating multi-tool sander gets in most places this one can't, but it's nowhere near as fast or effective as the belt sander at removing material, and it's a lot more difficult to set up and noisier to boot. I can think of a dozen more uses in my project list where this sander will fit the bill. For small jobs, this sander is light, easy, and quick - definitely fills a unique niche in my assortment of power tools. I only wish it had come with a storage box.
Date published: 2015-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Belt Sander Are company and gone threw several of these off brand sanders , and now finally have one that is lasting and a good value. Wish we would of chosen this one a couple of years ago , we would of saved hundreds of dollars.
Date published: 2015-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sander for the price This is a lightweight sander that I originally bought for a tight spot between two columns. It works great, belts are easy to change and I have used it on many other projects.
Date published: 2015-12-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 1-1/8 IN. X 21 IN. BELT SANDER works great 1-1/8 IN. X 21 IN. BELT SANDER works great. Had one before. Be careful not to drop. They break relatively easy. Other than that, it is a nice tool.
Date published: 2014-10-07
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