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ONE+ 18V 5 in. Variable Speed Dual Action Polisher (Tool Only)

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  • Polish a full-size vehicle on one battery charge
  • Lightest dual action polisher in its class at 3.75 lbs.
  • Over 225 ONE+ Tools – All Work with Any RYOBI ONE+ 18V Battery
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Product Overview

Expand your RYOBI 18V ONE+ System with the 18V 5 in. Variable Speed Dual Action Polisher (Tool-Only). This tool provides up to 7,500 Orbits Per Minute (OPM) for a professional finish while offering cordless convenience. The PBF100B is the lightest dual action polisher in its class weighing in at just 3.75 lbs. Combine that with a removable auxiliary handle and a lock-on switch, this polisher maintains comfortability and optimum performance during extended use. The powerful and efficient motor allows users to polish a full-sized vehicle on one battery charge (using P194 9.0Ah battery). The built-in non marring bumpers also help protect your work surface. Best of all, it is part of the RYOBI ONE+ System of over 225 Cordless Tools that all work on the same battery platform. Backed by the RYOBI 3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty, the 5 in. Variable Speed Dual Action Polisher includes a 5 in. Hook and Loop Backer Pad, 5 in. Finishing Pad, 5 in. Correcting Pad, 5 in. Cutting Pad, Auxiliary Handle, Hex Key, Wrench, and Operator's Manual. Battery and charger sold separately.
  • Dual action rotation for reduced heat buildup and professional finish
  • Variable speed dial for optimized control (3,000 - 7,500 OPM)
  • Up to 2 hours of run time on an 18V ONE+ 9.0Ah High Performance Battery
  • Slide lock-on switch for continuous polishing
  • Removable auxiliary handle to support multiple grip locations
  • Non marring bumpers for added surface protection
  • Part of the RYOBI 18V ONE+ System of over 225 Cordless Tools
  • 3-year manufacturer's warranty
  • Includes: (1) PBF100 18V ONE+ 5 in. Variable Speed Dual Action Polisher, 5 in. Hook and Loop Backer Pad, 5 in. Finishing Pad, 5 in. Correcting Pad, 5 in. Cutting Pad, Auxiliary Handle, Hex Key, Wrench, and Operator's Manual
  • Battery and charger sold separately
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Cordless/ CordedCordlessCordlessCordlessCordless
Power Tool FeaturesVariable SpeedVariable SpeedRandom Orbit,Variable SpeedAdjustable Handle Position,Variable Speed
Arbor Size5/16 in.5/16 in.05/8
Battery Amp HoursNo BatteryNo BatteryNo BatteryNo Battery
Motor TypeBrushedBrushedBrushlessBrushless
Number of Total Batteries Included0000
Maximum Speed (rpm)7500750055002200
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
3.937 in
Product Height (in.)
6.339 in
Product Width (in.)
16.630 in

Details

Amperage (amps)
0.0 A
Arbor Size
5/16 in.
Battery Amp Hours
No Battery
Battery Power Type
Lithium Ion
Battery Size
18-volt
Battery/Charger
Tool Only
Battery/Charger
Tool Only
Charger Included
Charger Not Included
Color Family
Green
Condition
New
Cordless Tool Type
Specialty
Cordless/ Corded
Cordless
Included
No Additional Items Included
Maximum Speed (rpm)
7500
Motor Type
Brushed
Number of Total Batteries Included
0
Power Tool Features
Variable Speed
Product Weight (lb.)
3 lb
Random orbit
Yes
Returnable
90-Day
Switch Type
Slide Lock On Switch
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Variable Speed
Yes
Voltage (volts)
18

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.5
    out of 57 reviews
  • 84% recommend this product
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Powerful lightweight polisher
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Would recommend for the DIYer to polish that car. It works great and recommend this for the weekend detailer.
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    • Recommended
    Cordless Ryobi DA polisher
    Does the job but you definitely need the bigger battery. And I would say at least two of them I had to use for of the smaller ones to do correction but it does have awesome power and balance
    by
    • Verified Purchase
    Awesome Unit
    Purchased 3 of these for my detail departments and run them with 4Ah batteries. My crew loves them.
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      • Recommended
      Good. Strong motor. Tool is more noisy than expected. What’s Good? 1. The motor resists bog...
      Good. Strong motor. Tool is more noisy than expected. What’s Good? 1. The motor resists bogging down unless you put too much pressure on the buffer. 2. The design is decent and having two ways to grip it is nice. The auxiliary grip can be mounted for right or left hand use. 3. The balance is good when the optional handle is mounted and a 4ah battery is attached. However, it is a bit heavy. 4. Putting a mounting point for the hex key on the handle is a good idea. It would be good to also add a mounting point for the wrench on the tool. Advice: 1. The foam on the included buffing pads made a crunching sound when compressed like you would expect from old foam. While it may be just fine, it’s probably a good idea to have some extra pads on hand before starting a project. 2. Have ear plugs handy, the polisher is noisy and it can vibrate a panel which makes it worse. 3. The polisher is not labeled “random orbit” and instead says “dual action.” The illustration on the box suggests it is NOT a random orbit unit. From what I’ve read, random orbit reduces the chance of creating a pattern on the surface that is being buffed. Be careful to move it around a lot when in use. Concerns: 1. The amount of noise from the tool makes me concerned that the one I have may have a mechanical problem. 2. The switch is hard to use on the unit I received. The spring and sliding mechanism require too much pressure. If not for both issues, I would give the tool a higher rating. Recommendations for Improvements: 1. The manual really needs work. It is difficult to read. There are far too many warnings and not enough real content; it is as if lawyers with no tool experience wrote the manual. Also, some information is ONLY found in the illustrations. You will find the way to tell which buffing pad is which in an illustration. 2. The switch mechanism needs improvement. 3. It should be quieter.
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      19 people found this helpful
      RYOBI 18V ONE+ 5 IN. VARIABLE SPEED DUAL ACTION POLISHER - This is one of my first Ryobi products...
      RYOBI 18V ONE+ 5 IN. VARIABLE SPEED DUAL ACTION POLISHER - This is one of my first Ryobi products and I can say I am impressed with he presentation and quality of the products line. I plan on using this buffer on my vehicles but it is a bit too cold in the Midwest to use it right now for that purpose. I did however use it to buff a wood table top and a desk top and it did a great job. It is not too heavy or awkward and there is NO CORD to get in the way. I really like that it uses the same ONE+ batteries as their other tools and the 2Ah battery I have seems to be "just right" to balance the tool.
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      • Recommended
      We have an Motor Home and when my husband waxes it it takes several days because he has to buff i...
      We have an Motor Home and when my husband waxes it it takes several days because he has to buff it out. With this handy polisher the job gets done much faster and better. This polisher has an adjustment to select the RPM that you want to use. Since it is battery powered you won't have to fool with an electric cord when you are using it. It's light enough that you can use it without getting tired out. It comes with three pads; one for cutting, correcting and a finishing pad. This polisher does not come with a battery but works with other 18v Ryobi batteries. The polisher weighs about 3 pounds without a battery. Just a note it it looks like yours did not come with a yellow pad it is hidden under the cardboard in the back of the box.
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      • Recommended
      3 people found this helpful
      Love the tool. It's simply amazing. It has has really good balance front and back and side to sid...
      Love the tool. It's simply amazing. It has has really good balance front and back and side to side, and feels effortless when using it. (I actually placed it on the top rail of a chair and it balanced perfectly (see photo)). There are rubber bumpers on the base of the tool - front and back to prevent scratching and slipping when the tool is set down. Even at an angle, the tool won't slide. The hand-holds are made of soft-grip rubber and feel good to the grip. Testing it out on the car, I first washed, and then clay-barred the paint which hasn't seen 'real wax' since it left the factory 4 years ago. I applied a good quality paste wax and got an amazing finish, super smooth and glossy, faster than I could have imagined. The wax went on easily at a lower setting (3500 rpm), and battery run time (2AH) was ample. Finally, I can put real wax on my vehicles (as opposed to car-wash wax) without killing myself! As expected, given the balance of the tool, the ergonomics and the light weight - the performance felt sure and steady while in use. The only thing I didn't like is the feel of the power switch which is a bit stiff. I'm not a pro, but I've used enough tools to know that I like how this one feels and performs and would definitely recommend to a friend.
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      • Recommended
      7 people found this helpful
      Now you can wax and polish like a PRO! I have used a corded 6" and 10" orbital polisher in the pa...
      Now you can wax and polish like a PRO! I have used a corded 6" and 10" orbital polisher in the past with good results. The problems I always had was that you couldn't adjust the speed, the pads would loosen while rotating and your dragging a dirty cord that could scratch your finish. The Ryobi polisher solves those issues and takes your car detailing to a higher level. I really appreciate the Velcro backing system that makes the changing of polishing pads quick and easy. The entire unit is well balanced with the battery installed and weighs about 4 lbs depending on what size battery you choose. I tried a 1.5Ah, 2Ah and 4Ah. I think the 2Ah was the perfect choice allowing for the most freedom while moving from the top of the vehicle to the extreme lower body panels and bumpers. I suggest doing one body panel at a time and from the top down (roof, hood, trunk, sides and bumpers) using a quality polish and wax. I had 1 bar left of battery life on a 4 door sedan. Even though it comes with 3 pads that can be cleaned, I plan on buying additional pads for future wax and polish applications. I am still new to using this type of polisher but feel confident that because of the fast set up, ease of use and incredible results I will be using the Ryobi as my go to polisher for future detailing needs. I attached some photos showing the completed finish on my 20 year old car. The finish is almost glass like and the water beading amazed me. I am happy with the way it turned out and I would look forward to doing it again as needed using the Ryobi One+ 18 volt Variable Speed Dual Action Polisher.
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      • Recommended
      9 people found this helpful
      Powerful and well made
      Waited all winter to get my hands on one. Finally got it! It’s to cold out to try it out on my car. However I decided to compound out my dining room table. It was really damaged and I was going to sand and renew it in the spring. The ryobi buffer did a great job with some heavy duty compound. It’s made easy work of brining the shine back. It had plenty of power. This is my first time using a buffer like this. I have the Ryobi 10” buffer and that’s good for polish but had no cutting power. As with a lot of new Ryobi tools this has cord like power. It’s easy to hold and control.
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        • Recommended
        3 people found this helpful
        Awesome!
        Owing a black vehicle, I often had swirl marks that would make me crazy. But, I check the HD site every day for 2 months to get this polisher. It is great!! It was fairly quick and easy. There were not any swirl marks when I was done! It does not come with any wax samples or anything. The push button to start was a little tricky until you get used to it. The results were great and it was easy to control and use!
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          • Recommended
          2 people found this helpful
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