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« on: December 21, 2004, 03:09:58 PM »
Picked one up for $79 last night... Pretty good deal, considering they are regularly $109.

www.lowes.com/lkn?action=productDetail&productId=51472-000041735-7336
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« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2004, 03:20:09 PM »
That's a sander? Or is it the same thing?

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« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2004, 03:41:36 PM »
Yeah, it is kind of misleading, but it is same thing. The picture shows it with the sander attachment, but in the box is the buffing attachment.

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« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2004, 03:48:50 PM »
sweet, didn't want you to REMOVE your paint ;)

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« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2004, 06:03:35 PM »
Thats a pretty smokin deal.

Im scared of burning my paint though...
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« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2004, 06:32:03 PM »
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Thats a pretty smokin deal.

Im scared of burning my paint though...

That's an AWESOME deal.

Concerns about burning your paint may be put to rest with this buffer by reading this write-up on Detailers Paradise:
http://www.detailersparadise.com/_System/_AdvancedStore/ProductDetail.asp
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With the Porter-Cable 7336SP polisher, fears of polishing are a thing of the past. Unlike circular buffers and lesser-quality random-orbital polishers, the 7336SP is easy to use and safe on your paint- even for the amateur. This is a dual-action polisher: it oscillates in a random, orbital fashion, preventing excessive heat buildup. This polisher will not burn your paint. The 3.7 amp motor includes a variable speed mechanism which allows you to control the speed between 2,500 OPM and 6,000 OPM. An important component of this tool, which separates Porter-Cable from most of its competition, is the removable counterweight. The counterweight is located in the rotating shaft and maintains balance while you polish. Unlike the Porter-Cable 7424 polisher, the 7336SP comes with a specially-balanced counterweight which is required as you switch to denser/larger non-OEM pads. The flexibility of the 7336SP allows for a variety of pads up to 6 Ĺ inches. It comes with a white polishing pad that works well at minor oxidation, swirls and light scratches. While excellent at polishing, this pad is also soft enough to be used for finishing and glazing. This tool is so easy and safe you will regret not having added it to your detailing supply box sooner. Finally, a polisher you donít have to fear!


The only question is whether there's a difference between the 7336SP that Detailers Paradise sells and the 7336 (no SP) here. Doubt there's a difference and it's more than likely just an oversite on the Lowe's website.
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« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2004, 06:44:56 PM »
Buffers are amazing!!  I was a detailer and got LOTS of practice.  I would recomend playing on a beater first....
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« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2004, 06:57:30 PM »
That's a damned good price and if you are the sort of person that waxes your car yourself, this is a must have!
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« Reply #8 on: December 21, 2004, 07:06:32 PM »
Quote from: "34k"
Quote from: "blueGOLFturbo"
Thats a pretty smokin deal.

Im scared of burning my paint though...

That's an AWESOME deal.

Concerns about burning your paint may be put to rest with this buffer by reading this write-up on Detailers Paradise:
http://www.detailersparadise.com/_System/_AdvancedStore/ProductDetail.asp
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With the Porter-Cable 7336SP polisher, fears of polishing are a thing of the past. Unlike circular buffers and lesser-quality random-orbital polishers, the 7336SP is easy to use and safe on your paint- even for the amateur. This is a dual-action polisher: it oscillates in a random, orbital fashion, preventing excessive heat buildup. This polisher will not burn your paint. The 3.7 amp motor includes a variable speed mechanism which allows you to control the speed between 2,500 OPM and 6,000 OPM. An important component of this tool, which separates Porter-Cable from most of its competition, is the removable counterweight. The counterweight is located in the rotating shaft and maintains balance while you polish. Unlike the Porter-Cable 7424 polisher, the 7336SP comes with a specially-balanced counterweight which is required as you switch to denser/larger non-OEM pads. The flexibility of the 7336SP allows for a variety of pads up to 6 Ĺ inches. It comes with a white polishing pad that works well at minor oxidation, swirls and light scratches. While excellent at polishing, this pad is also soft enough to be used for finishing and glazing. This tool is so easy and safe you will regret not having added it to your detailing supply box sooner. Finally, a polisher you donít have to fear!


The only question is whether there's a difference between the 7336SP that Detailers Paradise sells and the 7336 (no SP) here. Doubt there's a difference and it's more than likely just an oversite on the Lowe's website.


Andy,

Thank you for that link... Some people are so afraid of buffing.

Also, it is the 7336SP, it says it on the box, just not on the site.

Thanks.
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« Reply #9 on: December 21, 2004, 07:18:34 PM »
Thats good to know thanks Andy!
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« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2004, 07:27:26 PM »
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Andy,

Thank you for that link... Some people are so afraid of buffing.
Also, it is the 7336SP, it says it on the box, just not on the site.

Thanks.

Oh man, well that cinches it. I'm stopping by there after work and picking one up.

Thank YOU Mark for pointing out the sweeeeet deal.
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« Reply #11 on: December 24, 2004, 01:22:17 AM »
I went today thinking these were on sale for some time but the guy told me the sale was over on Monday!  Bummer!!!!