Rated 3.4 out of 5 by 26
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by MIMI Great Match
Was really a great help. I needed a sanding pad for a hand sander which was purchased at SEARS and I would have had to order the sanding pad; which didn't make any sense. I would think that part would have been in the store. Well I went to Home Depot and Freeman matched up the pad I needed and installed it right there. I was so happy because this was my first time using a hand sander. My daughter's revamped bedroom furniture came out beautiful. Thanks
July 23, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Buddyroe Does NOT fit older Ryobi models with the alignment posts.
I bought the backer based on the ad statement that it worked on all Ryobi 5" disc sanders. Although the mounting holes are the same, the Ryobi sander I have also has 4 tiny protrusions that fit into holes on the backer. The new backers do not have these alignment holes so you have to grind the posts flush on the mounting hub to make it work.
February 16, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Gordon Perfectly functional
The "backing pad" for my Craftsman 5-In. Random Orbit Sander required replacement. They break down with age, particularly when stored in a hot garage. Sears price for the Craftsman replacement backing pad was nearly twice as high as Home Depot's Ryobi replacement backing pad... and the part had to be ordered. Quick trip to my local HD and I was sanding... probably 3 hours this afternoon and the hook grip pad worked without issue. Lots of dust, some splinters from worn deck lumber and even a spot or two where the deck was still damp... still no problems. Very pleased with product.
September 6, 2012
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by bobd it's fine
i ripped the old pad off yesterday and found the replacement easy to install. another review said it best. this sander is supposed to be used gently over a surface not ground into the wood trying to smooth out gouges. my only complaint is it costs 13 bucks and the whole sander is 40. i would have bought the dewalt replacement part it had a metal backing not a cheap plastic 1 but it was 3 screw not 4
April 30, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Randy Orbital sander replacement pad
I've been looking for a replacement pad for my rigid orbital. This was a perfect fit.
October 18, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by 82RSam Backing Pad
Needed a new backing pad for my Dewalt Orbital sander. Was looking one made by Dewalt but Ryobi was the only one available. Seems to do the job. I have no complaints.
August 5, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Terry It served my needs perfectly.
It performed well at all speeds, and the sandpaper didn't turn loose until I was ready for it to. I use it quite often on gun stocks and barrels.
August 5, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Gomer useless
Ditto the last reviewer. I first bought a hook and loop conversion pad after the old one wore out after 2 tears of hard use. The replacement would not stay adhered to the old backing pad, so I went back to Home Depot and exchanged it for the combo kit. The "adhesive" holds for a few seconds. I e-mailed Ryobi service and got advice to use a craft adhesive. I hate to say it, but I admit defeat at the hands of Ryobi. I will buy a different make of sander.
August 8, 2012