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Last time I bought this drywall sander. You should get the hose with the sander. and/or If you have the hose that came with your DWV010 shop vac. It should have a DWV9000 Universal Connector. "quick disconnect" this is the end that would connect to the sander. Not sure if you get a DWV9180 connector with the shop vac or if it comes with the sander. But that's the end you'll need on the end of the sanding wand to hook up the hose that goes to your shop vac. Also... you'll find out that most times the hose itself is a bit longer than the cord that plugs into the DWV010. If you pull the shop vac around by the hose. you'll start pulling the plug out of the shop vac. "causing damage to the plug" I cut off about 1ft of the hose, so "if" you pull the shop vac by the hose the cord doesn't get unplug or damaged.
No it is not included. Any shop vac will work.
I don’t know for sure, but if I had to guess, I’d say between 15 and 20 pounds. It’s a really great tool and makes sanding drywall go really fast. But it does take some muscle. And, you will still have to sand corners by hand.
It probably could be but I would not recommend it. I use mine for drywall sanding.
My sander is hooked up to a rigid. I also use the dust bags for the inside of it.
Yes, it will hook up to any standard 5-gallon shop vac. I have hooked mine up to a Ryobi and a Craftsman. I have also purchased a coupler to attach additional hoses to make it longer.
This is made in Mexico.
You can use this sander to sand painted walls. I wouldn’t use anything rougher than 100 grit, because it could gum up the sanding paper
you can find the sander here: https://www.homedepot.com/p/Porter-Cable-4-7-Amp-Corded-8-7-8-in-Drywall-Sander-with-13-ft-Long-Dust-Collection-Hose-7800/100609443 I didn't look up the matching vacuum, but there should be a link. DO NOT (!!!) use it with a standard shop vacuum, or you will destroy your vacuum in minutes from the abrasive sheetrock dust. You have to use a vacuum made with multiple filters made for sheetrock.