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2.4 Amp 1/4 Sheet Sander with AIRGUARD Technology

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The RIDGID 1/4 Sheet Sander features a powerful 2.4 Amp and easy-load system to quickly clamp paper tightly and securely. For added convenience, the onboard vacuum adaptor fits standard 1-1/4 in. or 2-1/2 in. hoses. And, for a cleaner, virtually dust-free work environment, the AIRGUARD on-board active dust collection system collects up to 90% of dust.

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  • Includes 1-R2501 sander, three sheets of sandpaper (120, 180, 220 grit) one paper punch, one heavy duty contractor bag, one dust bag and one operator’s manual
  • Permanent magnet motor that maintains constant speed and power under load
  • Through-body sealed slide switch for reliability and ease of use
  • Quick-release dust bag for quick and effortless bag removal
  • Hex grip micro texture for a secure grip and maximum user comfort
  • Front paper clamp
  • Lifetime service agreement with registration within 90 days of purchase (begins after the warranty period expires)
  • Hex grip micro texture - enhanced micro texture for secure grip and maximum user comfort
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How can I get replacement sanding pad?

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steve
Golden, CO
June 30, 2012
The pad that the sandpaper attaches to has worn out
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Tulsa/OK
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June 14, 2015
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Call Rigid Customer Service: 866-539-1710.
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July 18, 2014
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You must order it directly from Ridgid.
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West Norriton, PA, USA
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May 7, 2014
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When that happens I just use the adhesive backed paper.
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March 2, 2014
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Assuming it's a Ridgid unit, if you've done the paperwork for the LIfetime Service Agreement take it back to the store and get a replacement. If it's a Ridgid unit but no LSA, parts can be found thru their website. If not Ridgid you'll have to find the company that produced your units' website to order parts.
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Orlando, FL, USA
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December 31, 2013
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Steve,
You have a couple of different options. They sell pre-cut sandpaper sheets that fit the product (some have sticky backs and some do not). The sander should have an attachment that will punch the holes of sandpaper that will allow the dust to be collected). You can also buy sheets of sandpaper and cut them down to size as well.
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Myrtle beach SC
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November 24, 2013
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go online goggle your product ask for replacement parts. The pad is easy to change out. I did one on a Dewalt.
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Lapeer MI. 48446
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November 5, 2013
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Go to your local Home Depot store and if they don't have one they will know how you can get one.
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Fort Walton Beach
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December 10, 2012
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Contact Porter Cable if it is the 1/4" square as their material lasts a good while.
I make my own out of the Powermate 4 in. x 4 in. x 1/2 in. Vibration Isolator
Model # 094-0137RP, it makes a firm surface and lasts a very long time plus it stays level across the plane.
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Media, PA, USA
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August 27, 2012
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I have a problem with the front clamp not holding sandpaper. I called Ridgid, and they gave me the name and address of a local (20 miles away) service center where I could take the sander. If you call them, I would guess that they will be able to do the same for you. This product has a 90 day return policy to the store, and, after that, a 3 year warranty. Therefore, the replacement pad should not cost Read More
I have a problem with the front clamp not holding sandpaper. I called Ridgid, and they gave me the name and address of a local (20 miles away) service center where I could take the sander. If you call them, I would guess that they will be able to do the same for you. This product has a 90 day return policy to the store, and, after that, a 3 year warranty. Therefore, the replacement pad should not cost you anything. Good luck. Read Less
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July 9, 2012
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Replacement RIDGID wood working power tool parts can be ordered through the RIDGID master parts and accessory distributor at 1-877-544-9253.
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RIDGID Support
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how do I activate the airguard system (my room is full of dust from the drywall I am sanding)

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November 14, 2014
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Lexington, KY
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You do not have to activate the airguard system but it is probably not designed to filter dust as fine
as produced by drywall dust. An inexpensive method to capture drywall dust is a water based bucket
that hooks up between your sander and a vet-vac. You could also try dampening the filter cloth but you
will have to clean it often because it will clog easily. You should clean your filter cloth if you
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You do not have to activate the airguard system but it is probably not designed to filter dust as fine
as produced by drywall dust. An inexpensive method to capture drywall dust is a water based bucket
that hooks up between your sander and a vet-vac. You could also try dampening the filter cloth but you
will have to clean it often because it will clog easily. You should clean your filter cloth if you have been
using it to capture drywall dust.
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Drywall is best sanded by hand using sanding screens. The airguard system is activated using the sandpaper hole punch, which must be aligned properly to the sander. Drywall compound should not need excessive sanding; the high spots can often be knocked down with your broad knife, then the higher edges either wet sponges, or sanded by hand with a sanding screen attached to either a pole sander or a hand Read More
Drywall is best sanded by hand using sanding screens. The airguard system is activated using the sandpaper hole punch, which must be aligned properly to the sander. Drywall compound should not need excessive sanding; the high spots can often be knocked down with your broad knife, then the higher edges either wet sponges, or sanded by hand with a sanding screen attached to either a pole sander or a hand sander. Read Less
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Calgary
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April 18, 2015
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You have to use the supplied hole punch to punch holes in the sand paper after you've installed the sandpaper to the sander. It is these holes through which the vacuum draws the dust.
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November 18, 2014
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Thank you for your interest in RIDGID!
You do not need to activate the dust collection capability on the R25011 sander, it automatically collects sanding dust through the holes in the sanders pad when sanding.
Regards,
RIDGID
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Marietta, GA, USA
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November 17, 2014
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Make sure you have punched holes in the sandpaper using the supplied punch plate (the black plastic flat piece). Put the paper on the sander first and then punch through it with the punch-plate so the dust can get through. It's best to hook a shop vac up to the sander for best results.
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November 16, 2014
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Read the instructions, it's all there. you just attach the sandpaper, use the PAPER PUNCH Template to punch holes through the sand paper and the sander will then route the dust into the bag. If it is like others you can also attach a shop vacuum to the output instead of relying on the bag.
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How do I register my new 1/4 in. sheet sander with airGaud Technology

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October 19, 2014
I purchased a new 1/4 IN. SHEET Sander with AirGuard Technology and need to register it for warranty please advise
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Tamaqua, PA
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May 13, 2016
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All the necessary documents should have been in the box. You will need to fill out the registration form with personal demographics, include the model number and serial number fo the sander ( on the sanders label, cut out the UPS bar code from the box and along with your sales receipt send to the address on the form, or you can accomplish the same by going to Rigid.com on-line.
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Thank you for your interest in RIDGID!
Please to go to the RIDGID web site at www.ridgid.com and click on the "Support" link near the top of the page, and then click on the "Product Registration" link. Next, click on the "Power Tool" option and go forward with creating a registration and E-mail communication file and registering the product.
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Thank you for your interest in RIDGID!
Please to go to the RIDGID web site at www.ridgid.com and click on the "Support" link near the top of the page, and then click on the "Product Registration" link. Next, click on the "Power Tool" option and go forward with creating a registration and E-mail communication file and registering the product.
You can enter your receipt code in the receipt code data field provided during the registration process, or you can do the mail in submission process to obtain the RIDGID Lifetime Service Agreement coverage for their purchase.
The RIDGID "Dashboard" registration system requires the correct product model number to be entered when registering. With individual tools like saws or sanders, you will need to use the base model number for that product from the serial number data plate on the tool. Drill kits and combo-kits use the model number for the kit. Combo-kit items are not to be registered individually, they have to register them under the correct combo-kit model number normally found on the card board carton that the kit came in. In the "Package model number" field, type in the model number and then click the "choose package" link to go forward to the serial number data page where the submit button will then be accessible.
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To register your power sander you'll need to go to the Rigid website. It's a bit hard to find but this link worked for me: https://register.ridgidpower.com/customer_session/new
I believe you'll need your receipt, product serial number, etc.Once your set up an account you should be able to register for the lifetime warranty. I registered a couple different tools this way. It takes a LONG time for the
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To register your power sander you'll need to go to the Rigid website. It's a bit hard to find but this link worked for me: https://register.ridgidpower.com/customer_session/new
I believe you'll need your receipt, product serial number, etc.Once your set up an account you should be able to register for the lifetime warranty. I registered a couple different tools this way. It takes a LONG time for the company to respond but they eventually responded to me with warranty confirmation. Just be patient, and keep digital copies of your receipts.
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1/4" pad sander

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how to get service on sander it is registered with ridgid
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Tamaqua, PA
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You can go on-line to find a service center that will repair the item. If you have registered it on-line all you need to do is to take it to an authorized Rigid repair center and they will do the rest. I have done this a couple of times. Just as a point of reference I have over 60 Rigid tools and accessories. The majority of the repairs I have needed are the result of normal use like dropping my Hammer Read More
You can go on-line to find a service center that will repair the item. If you have registered it on-line all you need to do is to take it to an authorized Rigid repair center and they will do the rest. I have done this a couple of times. Just as a point of reference I have over 60 Rigid tools and accessories. The majority of the repairs I have needed are the result of normal use like dropping my Hammer drill off of a 16 foot Barn roof and cracking the handle. It was repaired without question. Good professional tools. Read Less
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Rated 3.4 out of 5 by 200 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by well designed Rugged design that feels like it won't shake apart, and a lifetime replacement promise. May 31, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by I like it - a lot. I like it - a lot. It's way better than my old Ryobi. Almost no fumbling to load the paper. What an improvement. July 27, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very nice Very nice not very loud runs very smooth dust collector works good too! August 9, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Well worth the money!! Very powerful and effective sander! Highly recommend!! July 26, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by I'll be returning this. The overwhelming majority of power tools I own have the Ridgid name on them. Typically I feel they are well designed, durable and carry an unbeatable warranty (as long as you register them). With that being said this is one Ridgid tool I can't recommend. The dust collection is about worthless. After a couple hours of use there is easily double the amount of dust on the outside of the sander (mostly covered) than in the dust collection (almost empty). The dust collection is coming apart after a small handful of short uses. If you choose to buy this you'll want to leave room in the budget for a sufficient respirator. It's mostly uncontrollable. It seems to have good power (the only reason I didn't give it one star) however I'm not sure what good the power is if you can't control where you're sanding. The only application it maybe tolerable for is large surfaces, and only if you're ok sanding the outer edge of the surface by hand. Several review claimed it has a 12' cord, mine only has a 6'. On a side note I didn't have the issue of sand paper not staying put as many of the other reviews, which may've been a result of limited use. Thankful Ridgid has a 90 day no questions asked return policy. February 4, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Ridgid did stand up behind their tool This review is an update . I previously wrote a negative review of this sander, it had the problem holding the paper onto the front clip. I, like many others, have had great experiences with many other RIGID tools, but this sander (after it was a few months old) would not hold sand-paper. I failed to register so could not take advantage of the warranty. But Rigid saw my review and gave me a new sander. I will update later on my experience with the replacement. But, I just wanted to give a thumbs up to the company for standing up behind their products when they were not obligated to do so. That restores my faith in Rigid. And in the future I will not neglect to register for the warranty. May 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Does a great job collecting the dust. The only con is the location of the on/off switch. It is located on the grit where your hand goes, which makes it very easy to turn it off during your project. Suggestion would be for the company to locate it further down to avoid The accidental turn off. Otherwise a great little tool! June 28, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by What a waste I have not used this much as my random orbital does most jobs. However, each time I come to use this unit, it can't hold the paper on the front. Finally, today I got determined to make it work however I had to modify it. No luck. It grips such small piece of the paper with a too weak of a spring loaded lever that the high vibration rate pops it out. Trying to use 150-320 grit papers, so fairly fine. Using a <80-100 grit might allow it to hold on for a while. However, it looks like the grit would tear up the plastic hold-down within short order. It all seemed like a good unit, but its not. Tossing it in the dumpster now, then off to Lowes for something else. March 29, 2016
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