Yes if your carful and take your time.
Yes you can. Just watch out for nails and or screws that might be raised above the wood surface. And as always be aware that you are using an electric powered tool, stay away from wet conditions.
It’s a belt so it wraps. It’s between 7.5-8 inches on the surface though.
Hi Boat, Thanks for your question. The model number for the RIDGID 6.5 Amp Corded 3 in. x 18 in. Heavy-Duty Variable Speed Belt Sander with AIRGUARD Technology is R27401. I hope this informations was helpful and we appreciate your interest in RIDGID! - Eve
Go online and look for an exploded view of how to take it apart, or look in your owners manual.
Hi Brandon, The RIDGID 6.5 Amp Corded 3 in. x 18 in. Heavy-Duty Variable Speed Belt Sander with AIRGUARD Technology R27401 has an onboard vacuum adaptor that fits a standard 1-1/4 in. hose for a cleaner, virtually dust-free work environment. I apologize for the delay in response and we appreciate your interest in RIDGID! - Eve
It should run in any position you can hold it.
It requires purchasing new belts
I've experienced the same problem but after further inspection, it seems to happen when dust builds up between the rollers and the sandpaper. Sand paper tends to stretch as well. There is no adjustment to tigten the rollers other than what is provided